Three years after the conflict in Chernarus, portrayed in the original Arma 2, a new flashpoint explodes in the Green Sea Region. Coalition forces led by the US Army are deployed to Takistan to quickly restore peace and prevent further civilian casualties.
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Very Positive (56) - 89% of the 56 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Very Positive (14,951) - 92% of the 14,951 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Jun 29, 2010
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The Day Z Mod requires both Arma II and Arma II: Operation Arrowhead. For the best experience (including high detail textures for all models used in the DayZ Mod) purchase Arma II: Complete Collection.

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Reviews

  • PC Gamer US - 82% - EDITOR'S CHOICE - ARMA 2 Operation Arrowhead - Redeployed

    August 2010 issue - Thermal options and other combat toys make Operation Arrowhed the most realistic wargame sim available today.
  • bi-tech.net - 80% - RECOMMENDED - ARMA 2: Operation Arrowhead Review

    29.06.2010 - Operation Arrowhead is a well priced way of enhancing and expanding one of the PC's most challenging and tactical FPS games.
  • Eurogamer.net - 70% - ARMA 2: Operation Arrowhead Review

    30.6.2010 - ...you'll undertake special forces missions, fly helo gunships, command tanks, rescue hostages, and do a host of other soldierly stuff. As you'd expect from the series, the battlefields are usually vast, the realism level high, and the tactical options abundant.

About This Game

Three years after the conflict in Chernarus, portrayed in the original Arma 2, a new flashpoint explodes in the Green Sea Region. Coalition forces led by the US Army are deployed to Takistan to quickly restore peace and prevent further civilian casualties.
You will enlist into various roles within the US Army, from basic infantrymen, through special operatives, to pilots and tank crew in this new installment in the award winning line up of military simulators for PC from Bohemia Interactive.
Building on 10 years of experience and constant engine development, Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead boasts the most realistic combat environment in the world. It models real world ballistics & round deflection, thermal imaging, materials penetration, features a realtime day/night cycle and dynamic wind, weather and environmental effects.

NOTE:

Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead is a standalone product and does not require the original Arma 2.

Key features:

  • NEW PLAYABLE CONTENT: New story campaign for both SP and MP gameplay. Wide range of new tutorials, single scenarios and multiplayer modes.


  • MASSIVE GAME WORLD: Three brand new Central Asia-style large maps including expansive urban, desert and mountainous terrain featuring a fully destructible and interactive environment.


  • ULTIMATE WAR EXPERIENCE: Fully integrates with the original Arma 2 for unmatched warfare simulation.



  • UNIQUE GAMEPLAY ELEMENTS: Detachable backpacks with equipment, advanced weapon optics, material penetration modelling, remote real-time simulation of Unmanned Arial Vehicles (UAV), freedom of decision and repercussive actions.

  • EXTRA UNITS AND VEHICLES: Multiple factions for all sides including US Army, United Nations, Takistani Army and Guerrillas making a collection of 300+ new units, weapons and vehicles.


  • MISSION EDITOR: Design your own missions by the intuitive, easy-to-use mission editor and become part of one of the biggest and most creative PC gaming community ever.


  • GAME MODIFICATION: Create Your own custom game content with complete editing tools suite (freeware SDK kit) and modify the game in ways where the only limitation is Your own imagination.


  • EXTENSIVE MULTIPLAYER: Play the campaign missions in cooperative mode or join duty in the massive multiplayer battles with up to 50 players.



  • CHEAT PROTECTION: Optional anti-cheat BattlEye (http://www.battleye.com) available to help secure dedicated servers. In addition BE adds 'RCON' (remote control) for game's dedicated server software.


  • DEDICATED SERVER: To support smooth multi-player experience there is 'dedicated server software' available for Windows (included with game) and Linux (download-able from game's website).

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP or Windows Vista
    • Processor: Intel Core 2.4 GHz or AMD Dual-Core Athlon 2.5 GHz
    • Memory: 1GB
    • Graphics: Nvidia Geforce 8600GT or ATI Radeon 3650 or faster with Shader Model 3 and 512 MB VRAM
    • DirectX®: DirectX 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 10 GB free space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 or AMD Athlon Phenom X4 or faster
    • Memory: 2GB
    • Graphics: Nvidia Geforce GTX 260 or ATI Radeon HD 5770 or faster with Shader Model 3 and 896 MB VRAM
    • DirectX®: DirectX 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 20 GB free space

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