Arctic Combat update allows players to storm the Canadian mountains

An update released today for Arctic Combat, Webzen's free-to-play military first person shooter, includes a new mountainous Canadian map, a multiplayer mode, a passive skill and some new weapons, according to a press release from the developer.

The new "Repair Yard" map pits U.S.-led forces "on a mission to recapture the strong points and military facilities constructed by the Russian-based Star Alliance" set against the backdrop of the Canadian mountains. Alongside the map, the update brings Demolition mode, an eight-versus-eight combination of Team Deathmatch and the objective-based Search & Destroy, which tasks players with simultaneously planting a bomb in the enemy's base and defending their own from implantation. The update also includes the new Quick Reload skill, new weapons and weapon skins.

Arctic Combat is available as a free download at the game's website and on Steam for Windows PC. Combatants interested in starting with an edge can pick up Steam-exclusive packs that include weapons, in-game points and coupons. The Steam Starter Pack is available for $9.09 (regularly $12.99) and the Steam Ultimate Pack is $17.49 (regularly $24.99). The 30 percent discounts last until Saturday Jan. 5.

More from Polygon

The horror of Five Nights at Freddy's

  • Dark Souls 2: Crown of the Old Iron King Overview

  • Spacecom: a fast 4X built for multiplayer

  • Pillars of Eternity builds on role-playing classics

  • Tour the 1 KB hard drive built inside Minecraft

Latest Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new Polygon username and password

As part of the new Polygon launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to Polygon going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new Polygon username and password

As part of the new Polygon launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to Polygon going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.
Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_5353_tracker