PC shooter ArmA 2 gets a massive Christmas update today encompassing all expansions and DLC, Bohemia Interactive has announced.
New additions include an FXAA anti-aliasing mode for Operation Arrowhead, alongside a number of performance tweaks and bug fixes.
See a list of selected highlights below.
Bohemia's FPS originally launched to critical acclaim back in 2009 - see Eurogamer's ArmA 2 review for details. A sequel is due out some time in 2012.
Operation Arrowhead patched to 1.60
- New features: FXAA Anti-Aliasing mode, user-definable memory allocators, new scripting commands, new commandline options
- Multiplayer is much smoother, no more warping, includes a number of fixes, optimizations and improvements
- Netcode, VON and dedicated server fixes plus configuration additions in place
- Singleplayer received visual states smoothing and prediction (notable e.g. on distant units)
- AI is improved, especially (but not only) in combat, AI has received numerous bug fixes
- Aircraft & Helicopter simulation received slight improvements
- ARMA 2, ARMA 2: OA, ARMA 2: EW campaigns and stand-alone missions received special treatment to get rid of most annoying bugs
- Numerous other small bugs/glitches fixed
Arma 2 patched to 1.11
- Numerous bug fixes, multiplayer code tweaks and mission fixes
- ARMA 2, ARMA 2: OA, ARMA 2: EW campaigns and stand-alone missions received special treatment to get rid of the most annoying bugs
Arma 2: Free patched to 1.11
- MP Code brought into line with Arma 2 for compatibility
BAF patched to 1.03 and PMC patched to 1.02
- Several stability and game saves fixes as well as mission tweaks, also new BAF missions included.