The first campaign-focused downloadable content for the hyper-authentic shooter Arma 3
will touch down on October 31, developer Bohemia Interactive has revealed.
Dubbed "Survive," the free DLC introduces players to Ben Kerry, a NATO soldier on a peacekeeping mission put in the middle of a staged drawdown of US-led forces. With soldiers enforcing a multi-year cease-fire in the game's fictitious Mediterranean setting, a hostile opposing force emerges to ignite the sensitive region.
"Of course, it's not just about our own story, but another opportunity to provide yet more building blocks for the platform – new weapons, animations, 3D objects, scripted modules – each designed to grant content creators even greater freedom to create and share their own content," Arma 3
Creative Director Jay Crowe wrote in a post
revealing the content's release date.
Crowe adds that future content will continue to expand Arma 3
's impressive and extremely "moddable" sandbox with "additions such as new vehicles."
is available now for PC.