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Thursday, 22 December 2011

New Patch for Arma 2 OA

Finally the 1.60 patch is now out for Christmas! Hopefully will offer some better multiplayer experience (fingers crossed)

I will be patching the servers tomorrow morning (Friday).

More details about the patch can be found here:
http://www.armaholic.com/page.php?id=15831

Should people have problems tomorrow connecting, I may roll back one or more of the servers, we will see how things go.


The update of the server is going to take a while... as it needs all the updated files from the client version of 1.60 to be uploaded...


Update: I'm using the steam version of Arma 2 Operation Arrowhead, with the added Arma 2, Arma PMC and Arma BAF DLCs. I had to run each of the programs to from the steam page to get it to update correctly and finally went back to the Arma 2 OA shortcut and it runs. Now to sort the server.

Looks like there is a minor problem with the steam version with BAF and there will be a hotfix released today to correct this. If you have Arma 2 OA with the DLC BAF pack either wait for steam to push a minor hotfix or you can sort it out using this patch from BIS http://forums.bistudio.com/showthread.php?t=129101



A point of interest I'm using the Launch Options setting for Arma OA set with -winxp -nosplash so there is less of  wait when it launches and the -winxp apparently improves performance?

8 comments:

  1. I have Steam...It should uptade by itself, but sometimes Steam users reported a lot of delay, so I don't know if I'm going to be able to connect to a 1.60 session soon.

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  2. One of the things the patch fixes, and I really felt the need of: * Fixed: Manhattan mission Cpt. Shaftoe is sometimes killed by his chair because his feet are sticking through it.(http://dev-heaven.net/issues/25560)

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  3. I saw some servers running 1.60 the other day, Steam always takes its time updating games after a patch is released!

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  4. Also:

    "Fixed: AI no longer using AA against ground targets or guided missiles against soft targets unless desperate"

    How long have we honestly been waiting for this? An end to RPG snipers hopefully?

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  5. Steam updating for me today. I'm just updating the servers now.

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  6. They disables guided missiles against vehicles and AA against ground people? But that was a great thing, so challenging! Maybe the Strelas against humvees are unrealistic, but the AA guns against ground targets totally are! :P

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  7. Totally are (realistic) lol
    Updated... that was very quick ;)

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  8. Getting there on the server end.. 4gb still to upload....

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