- Story driven single player campaign: Write your own campaign storyline by choosing the right mission order when playing the 20+ missions. Play it differently next time and find new ways to victory!
- Large scale multiplayer: Use ArmA Combat Operations’ strong multiplayer mode and play battles where tanks supported by infantry and helicopters take control of an enemy city. The engine takes up 50+ living opponents in a role of both friendly and enemy forces.
- More than 30 weapons: Every weapon has unique firing characteristics with the new and improved recoil system.
- Vast environment to explore: Explore Sahrani, an area over 400 square kilometers in size full of flora and fauna.
- More than 30 modern vehicles: All vehicles in the game can be controlled - tanks, armored vehicles, helicopters, airplanes, civilian cars or even boats.
- Multiple gunners: Utilize the multiple gunner positions on tanks and helicopters to rain death on your enemies both in multiplayer missions and single player campaign.
- HDR Lighting effects: Ambushing an enemy with the sun in your eyes leaves you at the disadvantage. Think smart, fight better!
- Real constellations and tides: ArmA's great depth even includes such features as fully simulated star maps, lunar cycles and tides. Watch where you park your vehicle, soldier!
- Built-in mission editor: Create you own scenarios using the easy-to-use mission wizard, advanced built-in mission editor, scripting language or BI tools available online and share your creation with the game.
This game is also known as Armed Assault in Europe.