We’re approaching the eight years since hardcore military simulation game Arma III launched on PC, and it’s nonetheless getting new content material to gas participant’s war game fantasies. The newest DLC pack is named S.O.G. Prairie Fire, and will probably be set throughout the Vietnam War. It will characteristic a model new 300 km2 map, 4 factions, and all of the weapons and autos you would need to fill this sandbox shooter.

Prairie Fire is a ‘creator’ DLC – a label writer Bohemia Interactive is utilizing to promote add-on packs created by third-party studios – on this case, Savage Game Design. Previous entries beneath this label have included 2019’s Global Mobilization – Cold War Germany, and CSLA Iron Curtain which is due out someday this 12 months.

These could be considered a step above paid mod tasks, an instance of which might be what Firaxis did once they employed Long War Studios (the creators of the wonderful XCOM mod The Long War) to make Long War 2 particularly for the launch of XCOM 2 again in 2016.

Other corporations have flirted with the thought of uplifting mod tasks to full video games as effectively, resembling Paradox Interactive with the Darkest Hour: A Hearts of Iron Game spin-off recreation, and cancelled tasks resembling chilly battle period East vs West and the troubled Magna Mundi venture.

This shouldn’t be to say Prairie Fire isn’t a official creation, however SGD was fashioned in 2017 by members of the Arma group who specialised in Vietnam War mods. The company’s aim is to create Vietnam War videogames and this venture seems to be their debut. The different two titles beneath the Creator DLC label talked about above have been created by studios additionally born out of pre-existing Arma mod groups.

As effectively as loads of era-appropriate {hardware} and factions, Prairie Fire will characteristic 9 multiplayer-focused eventualities and 5 solo eventualities. It may even include further modules not used at launch, however that can be utilized to help any mods that want to use this enlargement as a begin level.

Related: Arma 3 DLC guide on wargamer.com

At the time of writing, there’s no set launch window for S.O.G Prairie Fire however it’s anticipated someday throughout the second quarter of 2021 via Steam.