ARMA 2: Operation Arrowhead Patch Live

26 Aug 2010  by   Paul Younger
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Bohemia Interactive has released the new 1.54 patch for ARMA 2: Operation Arrowhead.
Among all of the tweaks and bug fixes to the military sim the patch also sets up players for the forthcoming British Armed Forces expansion by adding all of the units, vehicles and weapons to Operation Arrowhead.
Other additions include a hugely revised engineer class including the ability to defuse mines and repair damaged vehicles.
A brand new Artillery Computer has also been included giving players an easier way of using indirect ranged fire.
The full changes as well as the patch can be found over on the official site here, check out the main additions below:

Arma 2: British Armed Forces Lite – all units, vehicles and weapons from Arma 2: British Armed Forces are included in this patch with lower quality textures and audio files. The full version of Arma 2: British Armed Forces with high resolution textures and packed with a new campaign and large selection of new single player missions is available for purchase, seehttp://www.arma2.com/baf for more information about the content of Arma 2: British Armed Forces.

Numerous stability and functionality fixes and improvements.

Reworked MP Session Browser and Mission Selector.

Engineer – Engineers have undergone some serious training and are now capable of repairing damaged vehicles and defusing mines.

Artillery Computer – All indirect fire weapons can exploit the brand new artillery computer by selecting it in the Action Menu (default binding is the mouse wheel). The artillery computer initiates an interface where you can see your weapon, and the associated minimal and maximal ranges on the map. You may adjust your fire mode in the menu to the right and select the target area that your ordinance will strike. The display will indicate an estimated time to target; once you fire the ordinance – by clicking the ‘Fire’ button – the interface will track each shot. Your aim will change according to your actions once you leave the artillery computer.

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