Originally Posted by Downloaded
So AMRA II is on sale until Thursday and as someone who has always wanted to try ARMA, but has never really been willing to risk $40 on the purchase, given the generally split opinions about the game, $8 seems just about right to get it a whirl. I'll be picking ARMA II up without a doubt but Combined Ops is also on sale for $27. Would you all say that having ARMA without Operation Arrowhead is useless or would I be fine with just one. I understand that they are pretty much two separate games running on the same engine, but if I only get ARMA II will I be missing out on some sort of definitive experience?
If you're going to play online, you'll need both games - both Arma 2 and Arma 2 Operation Arrowhead because a lot of the servers use files from both games, and you might need an Arma 2 game launcher to load and locate both games.
So if you can, buy Combined Operations!
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