After concluding the Arma 3 Alpha with a video SITREP, Bohemia Interactive today launched the second season of its Community Guide video series. In the new episode, which was released today, Andrew Gluck (better known as Dslyexci) from ShackTactical explores the principles of helicopter flight - focusing specifically on take-off, basic flight, weapons employment and landing.
Considered as one of the more challenging disciplines in Arma 3, the key to becoming a skilled Arma helicopter pilot is practice. For those who just started their training, the new video provides a number of tips on how to use the collective pitch, the rudders, and how to operate some of the basic weapons systems – all while enjoying a beautiful (cockpit) view of Altis, the 270 km˛ island featured in the full retail game.
The Community Guide videos aim to introduce players to some of the basics of Arma 3. Whereas the series opened with a more general introduction to Arma 3. Whereas the series opened with a more general introduction to Arma 3, the second and third Community Guide took a closer look at infantry combat and multiplayer teamwork. The fourth video celebrated a milestone in development, as the game transitioned from Alpha to Beta.
Those who would like to take on helicopters can already participate in the Arma 3 Beta. The Arma 3 Beta (34.99 EUR/29.99 GBP/44.99 USD) and the Arma 3 Digital Deluxe Edition (44.99 EUR/39.99 GBP/59.99 USD) are available for purchase from Steam and Store.bistudio.com (both include a Steam version of the full retail game upon release). The price of each edition will increase once the full and final game becomes available.
About Bohemia Interactive
Established in 1999 in Prague, Czech Republic, Bohemia Interactive is an independent game development studio which is primarily known for its award-winning mil-sim Arma series, starting with Arma: Cold War Assault. Established in 1999 in Prague, Czech Republic, Bohemia Interactive is an independent game development studio which is primarily known for its award-winning mil-sim Arma series, starting with Arma 1 and Arma 2 on PC as well as Arma 2: Firing Range on mobile devices, before a standalone PC expansion Operation Arrowhead was released, as well as three DLC which greatly added to the series. Bohemia Interactive is also the developer of Take On Helicopters and Carrier Command: Gaea Mission. The studio is currently working on Arma 3, Take On Mars and the standalone version of DayZ. More information about Bohemia Interactive is available at www.bistudio.com.