Arma 3 Marksmen DLC now available alongside game update

By GamingNexus On 8 Apr, 2015 At 09:00 PM | Categorized As Gaming Industry News | With 0 Comment

Developer Bohemia Interactive has announced that military simulator Arma 3 has received the Marksmen DLC that includes seven new weapons, two scopes, remote laser-designators, ghillie suits, firing drills, and a Marksmen showcase scenario. Along with the new Marksmen DLC, Arma 3 has received a free game update that implements weapon resting and deployment, sound improvements, an additional multiplayer mode, and other features.

The complete list of features include:

Seven New Weapons – Five marksmen rifles and two medium machine guns offer new opportunities for squad-based gameplay. The new weapons are:

  • Cyrus 9.3 mm – a high power marksman rifle
  • MAR-10 .338 – a high power marksman rifle
  • Mk-I EMR 7.62 mm – a medium power marksman rifle
  • Mk14 7.62 mm – a medium power marksman rifle
  • ASP-1 Kir – a special purpose rifle
  • SPMG .338 – a lightweight medium machine gun
  • Navid 9.3 mm – a medium machine gun

Scopes – The AMS and Kahlia medium range scopes complement both the new and existing weapons.

Remote Designators – Two remotely-operated laser-designators can be used to spot and laser designate targets from afar.

Ghillie Suits – New ghillie suits for the NATO, CSAT, and AAF factions provide camouflage for various terrain types.

Firing Drills – Combine movement and medium range shooting in three new Purple Courses of Fire.

Showcase Marksmen – Use your new abilities and long range sharpshooting skills in a tense reconnaissance mission.

The Arma 3 Marksmen DLC is supported by a major Arma 3 platform update, featuring a wide variety of new content and features. The platform update is free for all owners of Arma 3.

Supporting Content

  • End Game Multiplayer Mode – A team-based multiplayer mode, containing experimental gameplay features such as Dynamic Groups, Shared Objectives, and Revive.
  • Showcase Firing From Vehicles – Experience the Firing From Vehicles feature in an actual combat scenario for both singleplayer and co-operative multiplayer.
  • VR Training – Three new courses to train up your weapon handling skill-set.
  • Virtual Garage – Examine and customize the extensive collection of vehicles in Arma 3.
  • Vests & Face Paints – Three new heavy and grenadier vests designed specifically for improved explosive shielding and ballistic protection. Nine new types of face paint are added to provide maximum concealment for soldiers.
  • Editor Objects – New shooting range objects for Arma 3 content creators, including VR (vehicle) targets, balloons, swivel and dueling targets, shooting mats, a shot timer, a bullet trap, and an air horn.

Supporting Features

  • Weapon Resting & Deployment – Benefit from a passive bonus to your accuracy while your weapon or arms are near any stable surface. Deploy your weapon firmly using bipods for the greatest precision possible.
  • Improved Recoil & AI Suppression Simulation – Fire personal weapons with a greater feeling of power and authenticity. Observe Artificial Intelligence units suffer impaired combat efficiency when under fire.
  • Sound Enhancements – Be immersed by a richer combat sound scape in different surroundings, at a distance, and under incoming fire.

The Arma 3 Marksmen DLC is now available for purchase on Steam and the Bohemia Interactive Store for $15.99.

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