ARMA II Coming to Steam!
June 3, 2009
Bohemia's next hit ARMA II arrives on Steam in June 2009
Bohemia Interactive, creators of award winning military simulator games Operation Flashpoint and ArmA: Combat Operations and Valve Corporation, a developer of leading-edge technologies and software, announced today one of the most anticipated PC Game of 2009, ARMA II, is available for pre-purchase worldwide via Steam®, Valve's leading platform for digital content distribution and management.
Bohemia Interactive once invented the genre of realistic military sand-box games and it aims now to re-define that genre with its upcoming game ARMA II, the ultimate military simulator, powered by the 3rd generation of their original Real Virtuality engine that's also used to train soldiers in numerous countries from Australia to the United States.
ARMA II will offer the ultimate realistic combat simulation experience in a modern day setting. With unprecedented freedom of movement, actions and tactics, the game will allow players to immerse themselves in battle as never seen before.
"Steam is one of the world's leading digital content distributors, allowing us to offer ARMA II to millions of their customers online" said Marek Spanel, CEO of Bohemia Interactive. "Bohemia Interactive is creating genre defining PC games and being in a position to work with one of the best digital content distributors in the business, as well as utilizing all of the superb features that Steam offers is very gratifying to us as a developer."
ARMA 2 is set in a near future, year 2009, in a fictional state of Chernarus, a post-Soviet country where civil war raged for over 2 painful years. As a leader of USMC Force Recon team, you are sent with your squad to prevent further civilian casualties and ensure ongoing stability in Chernarus.
ARMA 2 is based on the latest generation technology, offering a large-scale game world, authentic and extremely detailed modern units, weapons, vehicles and environments, challenging single player and a vast array of multiplayer options. http://arma2.com
ARMA 2, developed by Bohemia Interactive, will be available in 2009.