Rising Storm 2: Vietnam Enlists the Aussies

Rising Storm 2: Vietnam is getting its first major content update with the arrival of the free Bushranger DLC. It features none other than the Aussies, mate, and you’d better believe these guys come ready for a fight. Australian troops will have unique customization options as well as “specially recorded voice-over.”

Rising Storm 2: Vietnam press announcement

The Bushranger Content Update for Rising Storm 2: Vietnam includes:

  • New Weapons
    • L1A1 SLR – The backbone of the Australian Army’s arsenal, this 7.62 NATO semi-automatic is available for the grunt class
    • L2A1 LMG – Machine gunners will be able to choose this fully automatic version of the L1A1, with an added bipod and fire selector for precision aiming
    • Owens SMG – First brought into service during World War II, the gravity-assisted 9mm machine carbine was still used by troops during Vietnam
    • F1 SMG – Similar to the British Sterling, this 9mm submachine gun comes with semi and full automatic fire modes and a detachable bayonet
    • Browning Hi-Power Pistol – Semi-automatic 9mm sidearm sporting a 13-round magazine
  • New Maps
    • Long Tan – NLF forces will be tasked with attacking a defensive position set in a rubber plantation on a dark and stormy night
    • Rung Sac – Battle in the Vietnamese marshlands, culminating with a last stand in an old Indochina-era fortress
    • Operation Forrest – A large-scale map taking place across swamps and farmland, this map features the games longest engagement distances to-date
  • New Commander Ability
    • The Canberra Bomber – Australian Forces commanders can now call in English Electric Canberra bombers to carpet bomb an area along a set path. New UI features have been added to help commanders direct the trajectory of this ability as well as the existing Napalm Strike ability
  • New Vehicle
    • Huey ‘Bushranger’ Attack Helicopter – Complete with folding-fin aerial rockets (FFAR) and adjustable miniguns for the pilot and co-pilot, and dual mounted M60 door guns for passengers
  • Bug fixes and improvements in response to community feedback
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