The Arma 3 Alpha provides players with the opportunity to try out and provide feedback on the game's military sandbox gameplay
Releasing a new video, Bohemia Interactive announced today the start of the alpha test for Arma 3 which feature four missions (Infantry, Vehicles, SCUBA and Helicopter), a limited subset of weapons and vehicles, two multiplayer scenarios, the scenario editor and modding support. Whereas the final game will also feature the 270 kmē Mediterrean island of Altis, the Alpha is positioned on Stratis - which hosts 20 kmē of rugged terrain, expansive forests and a man-made airbase.
In related news, Bohemia Interactive plans to release a free, limited version of the Arma 3 Alpha on March 14th, 2013. This version, named Arma 3 Alpha Lite, does not include multiplayer or modding - and requires an invite from people who have purchased the regular Arma 3 Alpha.