Tactical PC shooter Arma 3 will enter into its alpha testing phase on 5th March, developer Bohemia Interactive has announced.
You'll be able to play four showcase missions (Infantry, Vehicles, SCUBA and Helicopter), explore two multiplayer scenarios and play around with both a scenario editor and modding support.
The action is set on Stratis, a 20km≤ island to roam around and explore.
Steam users can join the action via the Arma 3 Alpha pack (£20/€25) or Arma 3 Digital Deluxe Edition (£35/€40). Both versions will include full access to the alpha, beta and final versions of the game.
Alternatively, a free invite-only version of the alpha will be available from 12th March. You'll need to beg an invite from a paying player and you won't be able to play online. Or mod things.