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Microsoft Purchases Obsidian Entertainment

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The rumors were true; Microsoft has confirmed its purchasing of Obsidian Entertainment.

Microsoft confirmed the developer acquisition during today’s X018 event.

A few weeks ago, Kotaku reported the purchase before any sort of official reveal thanks to tips from its sources. Check out OnlySP’s story here.

Obsidian is most famous for its work on South Park the Stick of Truth and Fallout: New Vegas. Team Xbox now has a ton of single-player studios under its first-party belt and shows no sign of slowing down.

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ARMA 3 ‘Contact’ Campaign Will Take Around Six Hours to Complete

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ARMA 3‘s new spin-off expansion will receive a sizable campaign, which is expected to take between four and six hours to complete.

Joris-Jan van ‘t Land, project lead of ‘Contact‘, provided some fresh details regarding the campaign length in an exclusive interview with OnlySP. He confirmed that the campaign will take around four to six hours to complete depending on player ability:

“The length is always hard to specify, because it, of course, depends on each individual player, and how much they explore the terrain beyond the core objectives. We’d estimate normal play sessions lasting between 4 and 6 hours.” He continued, “After that, there’s, of course, a cool box of new toys to tinker with, including the rest of the new Livonia terrain. We also hope community creators get inspired to build their own alien scenarios.”

van ‘t Land also revealed that players will take on the role of a “NATO drone operator” undergoing military training exercises in Livonia. During one of these seemingly routine training exercises, humanity encounters an alien species coming face-to-face with strange technology.

“A big part of the campaign is about uncovering its mystery and exploring what is going on, so we’ll leave most details for players to discover for themselves.” He added, “You will assume the role of a NATO drone operator, deployed to Livonia for military training exercises. Eventually, our alien visitors arrive at the Area of Operations, and from there on out you’re part of an improvised reconnaissance operation to investigate what’s going on.”

ARMA 3 ‘Contact’ is set to release on 25 July 2019 for PC. Our full interview with Bohemia Interactive about the expansion will be available in the coming days.

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