Arma 4 Release Date Rumors, System Requirements, Arma Reforger & More

Long wait for Arma fans over, Bohemia announced Arma 4!

Read on further to know about Arma 4 release date speculations, the release of Arma Reforger, and everything we know about Arma 4.

Arma (stylized as ArmA) is a military simulation (mil-sim) video game series developed and published by Bohemia Interactive. The first game of the series (Arma: Armed Assault) was released in 2006 and the most recent in 2022. There have been only 3 mainline games in the Arma series Arma 1, Arma 2, and Arma 3, every other release has been a DLC expansion with Arma III getting a whopping 14 DLC expansions

Bohemia Interactive made a big announcement on May 17, 2022, about Arma 4. They not only made an announcement confirming Arma 4 but they also released Arma Reforger, a new Arma title made on their new Enfusion Engine. We’ll discuss Reforger later in this article and include everything we know about it.

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Arma 4 Release Date

Arma 4 Release Date
Arma 4 Release Date

The last mainline Arma title was released long back in 2013 and now the game is getting old, as stated earlier Bohemia has given Arma 3 a huge number of DLC expansions. Fans have now started demanding Arma 4 and it looks like their requests have been heard by Bohemia, and the news from the center is that the next Arma title is currently being developed.

As of now, there is no announcement from Bohemia Interactive about Arma 4 release date. On May 17, 2022, they just confirmed that Arma 4 is currently in the making, and the long wait of fans for the next Arma title is now about to get over.

Though it could be speculated that Arma 4 is not coming out anytime before 2024. We’ll update this article as and when the official details for the Arma 4 release date are out.


Arma Reforger

Bohemia Interactive released the Arma Reforger on the very same day it announced that Arma 4 is in the making. Arma Reforger is made on Bohemia’s new Enfusion engine, the capabilities of which far exceeded Real Virtuality (the engine used for the development of the first three mainline Arma titles). Reforger has essentially been released to test out the capabilities of the new Enfusion Engine.

Here is the trailer of the game for you to enjoy.

Arma Reforger Enfusion Showcase Trailer

The game is set on the fictional island of Everon that seems to have been inspired by Czechoslovakia. The timeline of the game is set in fictionalized scenarios of the 1980s where the American and the Soviets had gone up against each other. The game takes you to an era of old military vehicles, equipment, and weapons. The release of Reforger gives us hints about what Arma 4 could look like.

Arma Reforger Multiplayer Game Modes –

  • Conflict – Two teams join the battlefield to capture the strategic points and work together to hold on to them.
  • Game Master – In this mode, you control the war events, create missions, or take up challenges created by other players.

Using the Workbench, players will be able to mod the Reforger using the exact same tools that are used in its development which then can be shared on Bohemia Interactive’s own integrated, repository service (Workshop) which can be downloaded and played by both the PC and console players.

Arma Reforger
Arma Reforger

According to Bohemia, they are planning to give Reforger a total of three major updates that will include new weapons, artillery, and features. The developers are open to hearing out the thoughts of the Arma community and taking suggestions to make the game better and shape the future of the Arma series. Reforger will act as a transition from the old tech to the new tech of the Arma series.

Arma Reforger is currently in its early access state and you can play it after buying it from Steam. The game can also be played on Xbox Series X/S after buying it from the Xbox Games Store.

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Arma 4 Trailer

Bohemia has not released any announcement or teaser trailer for their next big title, but they have released a trailer with the title Road to Arma 4, which we have embedded below for you to watch.

Road to Arma 4

The trailer contains some old clips from the previous Arma titles, showing how it has come a long way. At the end of the trailer, we see the logo for Arma 4. Needless to say, when the official Arma 4 trailer gets released, we’ll be the first to link that here.


Arma 4 Gameplay

Arma series has always focused on infantry combat and there is no reason for us to believe that Bohemia is going to stray away from its staple gameplay features. Similarly, vehicular and aerial combat will also be featured in Arma 4. Although it is going to be interesting where would Bohemia Interactive set their next Arma title. However, chances are that the place is not going to be very far from any European countries, although these are just speculations and we never know if Bohemia is planning to give all of us a surprise.

Currently, we do not have any official or substantial information regarding what could be the gameplay elements of the game. Although we have kept our eyes and ears open, and if we get to find any of the information we will update that here.


Arma 4 Platforms

Arma 4 Rumors

All the previous Arma titles have been developed for PCs only because of the large number of controls in the game. A console game controller just doesn’t have enough buttons to execute all the moves and stances in the game.

But, we know that the latest Arma title, Arma Reforger, is released for the Xbox and it is supposed to act as a bridge to Arma 4. If all the things go well, and if players do not seem to have any problems and hindrances in their gameplay, we might be seeing the first mainline Arma title on the consoles as well.

Having said that, Reforger as we know it is released for Xbox as well, and Bohemia is having a trial run of an Arma title on console, if everything works out fine and people seem welcome Arma to the consoles, chances are we might be witnessing the first crossplay supported Arma title.

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Arma 4 System Requirements

Arma 4 System Requirements
Arma 4 System Requirements

Although there are no official announcements regarding the Arma 4 system requirements from the developers since we know that the game is being developed on the new Enfusion Engine, we can fairly speculate the minimum as well as recommended system requirements for Bohemia’s next most anticipated title.

Minimum System Requirements (Speculated)

  • OS: Windows 10 (64-bit, latest service pack)
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-4460 OR AMD FX-4300
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 or AMD Radeon RX 580
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Storage: 100 GB
  • Sound Card: DirectX®-compatible
  • Network: Broadband Internet Connection

Recommended System Requirements (Speculated)

  • OS: Windows 10 (64-bit, latest service pack)
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-6700 or AMD R-5 3600
  • RAM: 16 GB
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti or Radeon RX 5700.
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Storage: 100 GB
  • Sound Card: DirectX®-compatible
  • Network: Broadband Internet Connection

Arma 4 Rumors

A potential Arma leaker that goes by the name Biostiel, had been actively leaking info about Arma Reforger and Arma 4. The leaks surfaced in January 2021, with tweets containing screenshots of the Arma Reforger and other things about Arma 4.

In a tweet (now deleted), Biostiel stated that “Enfusion is not ready for large Arma game, Reforged is testbed, sample. Main entry is years away.”

The statement made by Biostiel now seems to have come true, with Bohemia itself stating that Arma Reforged will pave the way for Arma 4 and it will act as a test bed for the new Enfusion Engine to check its capabilities and receive feedback from the Arma community. The tweet also mentions that the main entry is years away, hinting that Arma 4 could not arrive anytime soon.

The Twitter account of the leaker does not exist now and there are no other potential data miners that can dig more info about the next Arma title. As soon as we get our hands on something significant, we will let you know. You can check the screenshots of the Twitter thread by clicking here.


Further Reading –

FAQs –

Is Arma 4 coming out?

Yes, Bohemia announced on 17 May 2022 that their team is working actively on Arma 4, the next main Arma title. Along with this announcement they also released a sample game, Arma Reforger, to test their new Enfusion Engine.

Is Arma 4 coming to consoles?

Arma 4 could be coming to consoles. Arma Reforger became the first Arma game to be released on console, if everything works out well well Arma Reforger, then there is no doubt Arma 4 will be coming to consoles as well.

Does Arma Reforger have a campaign?

No, Arma Reforger is a multiplayer-only game with two game modes namely – Conflict and Game Master

How many GB is Arma Reforger?

To install Arma Reforger on your PC, you need to have free storage of at least 20 GB. These are the official figures which you can verify on Steam.

Is Arma Reforger on Xbox One?

Sadly, No. Arma Reforger can only be played on either Xbox Series X or Series S or PC.

Nihaal Bhogal

Playing video games for the last seven years, keeping an eye out for the recent video game releases, ardent fan of the Call of Duty and God of War franchises.

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