‘Arma 3’ creator DLC Western Sahara is available now

I hate sand. Its course, and ruff, and irritating. And it gets everywhere

Bohemia Interactive has released a new Creator DLC for Arma 3 called Western Sahara and developed by Rotators Collective.

CDLC are the expansions for Arma 3 that third-party studios develop with support from Bohemia Interactive. The latest of these, Western Sahara, is available now. The CDLC is set in Arma 3’s near future and takes players to a new dune covered desert.

Included in the expansion is the new Sefrou-Ramal terrain, which is a 100km2 map containing small towns, a mining site, and lots of open ground. The map also brings with it several new uniforms for existing factions to better suit the desert terrain.

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New factions have also been added. The ION services PMC’s have returned from previous Arma games. They are also joined by the UNA, a branch of the United Nations complete with blue helmets and vests. A new faction called Tura has been added as a local guerrilla or insurgent force.

Nine new vehicle variants have been added to support the location and factions. The Zamak truck has been updated with flatbed, cargo, and anti-air variants. The Marshall line of infantry fighting vehicles has also received new command, mortar, and anti-tank loadouts.

For the infantry, new weapons such as the XMS and Velko R4 have been added. Ground troops will also field new equipment such as a deployable ballistic shield or a drone with a modular gun system.

New missions are available to play in single or multiplayer. Extraction tasks players with locating a kidnapped war correspondent in an open-world and randomised scenario. A multiplayer exclusive mode called Last Stand adds a wave defence mode to Arma 3. King of the Dunes offers a player vs player fight across the sands of the new map.

The Arma 3 creator DLC is now available on Steam for £5.99 but is discounted to £5.09 until November 25.

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