The Arma 3 Beta will launch on June 25, Bohemia Interactive has announced.
Continuing on from the Alpha, the Beta features a selection of brand new content – including 10 vehicles, 7 weapons, 4 showcase missions, 2 multiplayer scenarios and 4 challenges.
Challenges mode enables players to practice their weapons handling and movement across a selection of firing drills. All of the content from the Arma 3 Alpha will also be available, alongside the scenario editor and modding support.
Joris-Jan van't Land, Arma 3 project lead commented: "Having just showed off the Beta for Arma 3 at E3 2013, we are keen to get it into gamers' hands quickly. Bringing some heavy firepower and additional transport options will allow for more diverse scenarios in both singleplayer and multiplayer. We also can't wait to open up the Steam Workshop scenario publication, which will make content-sharing with other players much more convenient."
Those currently taking part in the Arma 3 Alpha will gain automatic access to the beta via a Steam update. Everyone else can take part by purchasing the Arma 3 Beta (which includes a version of the full game) from Steam or store.bistudio.com.
Source: Press release