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PC: Punk Buster Re-enabled on Official Servers

In order to increase security and prevent cheating, we have re-enabled Punk Buster on official servers. If you are receiving a kick error when entering official servers, please follow these directions:

1. Download and run pbsetup.exe from http://evenbalance.net/pbsetup.php
2. Add the AAPG game by choosing it from the dropdown list. Press the Update Punk Buster button.
3. Go to C:ProgramFiles(x86)SteamsteamappscommonAmerica’s ArmyAAPGBinaries and manually run “pbsvc_pg.exe” Read More

Allied Streamers

Introducing the Allied Streamers – Recognized members of the community that stream exceptional America’s Army content on Twitch. Catch their channels at twitch.tv/americasarmygame where we will host them when offline.

For a more in-depth look at some Allied Streamers, view their bios below (updated regularly).

 

 

 

 

 

America’s Army Twitch Channel Relaunch

We are excited to announce the relaunch of the America’s Army Twitch channel, and invite you to participate with Server Hop.

Starting on Feb 25th at 4:00 PM EST, hop around on PC U.S. Army Official Servers for a chance to be featured on twitch.tv/americasarmygame.

 

We’ve got some exciting streams planned for both PS4 and PC versions, so don’t forget to follow the channel! Read More

Update 10.13.2020 Patch Notes

Version 319295 is now live on PC/Steam:

  • M17/SCAR-H Challenge info visible/fixed
  • SCAR-H Iron sight Achievement fixes
  • Fixed a “heavy door” asset in the editor, which would cause crashes
  • Multiple Champion skin unlock fixes
  • Bad Day at the Office achievement is now achievable

 

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AAPG PC Linux Game Server HowTo

This post can also be found in its entirety on Steam itself here — 

https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=1545463647

 

Linux Server Access

Obtain root access to a server running the Linux OS. Knowledge of basic Linux OS server administration best practices is recommended.

Important note: The AAPG Linux Dedicated Server is not compatible with hosting User Generated Content (UGC) from the Steam Workshop.

Install SteamCMD

Follow this guide from Valve to Install SteamCMD on your particular Linux distribution. Read More

1.29 Patch Notes

Both platforms:
-VIP’s primary weapon is now the MP7.
-AFA (Armed Forces Affiliation) icon rendering method and assets updated.
-Fixed an issue with metal surface penetration values.
-Various map fixes.
-Added Scar-H, CZ Alpha, and M17 pistol.
-Added a dark backing to the server name on the scoreboard.

PS4:
-Private Lobby UI will no longer indicate weapon achievement progress and xp gains because neither occur in private games. Read More

PS4 Game Update – 10.02.2018

Private lobbies and clan tags are here!

New features are now available on PS4!

PRIVATE LOBBIES!

Now you can setup private games for you and your friends, or for clan battles!

  • Manually select teams or put everyone on the Auto-balance team!
  • Pick your map and set game options like round count, friendly fire, and number of revives!
  • Turn roles off and have sniper wars!
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Linking Your America’s Army to PSN Account

In order to link your PS4 account and see your stats on our website, you will need to do the following:

1.) Create an account at www.americasarmy.com/
2.) Login to your account at www.americasarmy.com/login
3.) Navigate to the “Account” Tab
4.) Proceed to the “External Accounts” tab on the left side of the screen.
5.) Scroll down to PS4 and “Connect” your account – using your PSN login information. Read More

@americasarmygame on Instagram

We are now on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/americasarmygame/ so give us a follow!

 

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Game Update Notes (13 MAR 2018)

Our programmers have been hard at work on fixes for the party system and server performance issues. This patch should greatly improve the experience of both! Also included are some new customization options, map bug fixes, and general game bug fixes. This update sets the stage for our upcoming new map that you can expect very soon!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New Features

  • Added voice playback and transmit volume controls for PS4
  • PS4 servers now have unique names
  • Enemy weapon support added to the MySoldier menu
  • Head and Voice customization options are now in the MySoldier menu

Map Fixes

  • Fix for grenades and flashes having no effect in cabinet area on Hydra
  • Fix for steel beam penetration on Hydra
  • Fix for penetration values on fountain on Hydra
  • Change to the Hydra server room floor to have a more accurate footstep sound
  • Added blocking volumes to the arcade cabinet in Hydra to block grenades from passing through
  • Fixed minor collision issue on Hospital
  • Fixed Hydra bulletproof glass to make it bulletproof
  • Fixed visual bug on Intercept
  • Fixed cabinet penetration issue on Hydra at OBJ site

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed issue with Hydra only supporting 6v6 on PS4
  • PS4 Ping values adjusted in matchmaking
  • Halved the wait times while creating a match
  • Fixed weapon optics not being properly unlocked
  • Offline mode now properly works on PS4
  • Scrolling through presets and key binding has been sped up
  • MP7 no longer shows in MySoldier menu
  • Fix for PS4 players able to use locked weapon skins
  • Fix for changes in MySoldier menu not saving
  • Fix for servers not showing the correct room for new parties to join
  • Fix for party balance on round change

Known Issues

  • If a member of a party leaves during a game that party may be split up.
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