Hello and welcome to an exciting update from the Project Reality team. Today we are very proud to announce that the release of our third official DLC, PR:BF2 Falklands (PR:F), is finally upon us! You heard right, the infamous 1982 Falklands War has been recreated within the PR:BF2 v0.97 modification. Our entire team has labored endlessly and dedicated themselves to ensure that this addon remains historically accurate while preserving the team-oriented gameplay and high quality that has come to be expected from PR team.
Even though this release will include several place holders, the gameplay and quality is very solid and we feel that it is time to show our progress and have you help serve as a platform for testing the new content and features in a public environment. So, it is with great pleasure that the PR team will be publicly releasing Project Reality: BF2 Falklands v0.1 on:
Friday, October 5th, 2012 at 19:00:00
PRT (Project Reality Time) / UTC (Coordinated Universal Time)
About the Falkland War
Three hundred miles off the Argentina coast in the South Atlantic lay the British-owned Falkland Islands, consisting of two main isles (East and West Falkland) and about two hundred smaller islands. With a total population of only a couple thousand stalwart individuals, the Falklands seems an odd place to fight a war over, but that's exactly what happened on Friday 2nd April 1982 when the Argentine war machine invaded and captured the islands.
In response, the British dispatched a naval task force 8,000 miles to engage the Argentine Forces and retake the islands. Seventy-two days later the conflict was over. The British forces, which had been outnumbered from the start, triumphed over the Argentine forces, capturing 11,000 prisoners but suffered casualties numbering in the hundreds.
Project Reality: BF2 Falklands Addon Trailer
The following trailer highlights some of the new content and gameplay changes you will find in the PR:BF2 Falklands v0.1 addon. So, sit back, turn up your speakers and enjoy the ride!
New Content and Features
The PR:F addon contains a number of new features and is packed with two new factions completely outfitted with brand new weapons and vehicles. Even more content will be added in future versions, but for now, the following is what you will find in PR:BF2 Falklands v0.1:
- 2 New Factions - 1982 British Armed Forces and 1982 Argentine Armed Forces
- 1 New Large Scale Map - The Falklands (8km x 8km)
- 12 New Vehicles - Including the Sea Harrier FRS.1, Mirage IIIEA and Wessex HU.5 Helicopter
- 17 New Weapons - Including the L1A1 SLR, M20 Super Bazooka and FN MAG GPMG
- Sinkable Atlantic Conveyor Cargo Ship Objective
- New Weapon Deviation Settings
- Improved Jet Physics
- Plus many more features!
For a complete, comprehensive list of all the new features and changes in PR:BF2 Falklands, please view the following forum thread:
The PR:BF2 Falklands addon will be distributed as a single installer and will be available via Torrent and direct download. The Project Reality: BF2 v0.97 mod will be required to play this addon. Similar to the recent release of Project Reality: Vietnam, this DLC release will be a completely optional addon. However, due to many servers running the PR:F addon, we strongly recommend that everyone download and install it to avoid problems with servers running a mixed map rotation.
If you currently host a Project Reality game server, you will receive the server files for Project Reality: BF2 Falklands via the Server Admin Control Panel a few hours before the release. If you are interested in hosting a new server, please Apply For a License.
In conclusion, we hope that everyone is looking forward to the release of PR:BF2 Falklands. We are confident that everyone can look past the in-game place holders and have an enjoyable time while hashing it out in this remote part of the South Atlantic. Please feel free to join us on our IRC channel or visit our public forums to discuss this or other news and don't forget to connect with Project Reality through the following social media to receive up to the minute updates, sneak peeks and more!