Thu, Sep 20, 2012 | 10:38 BST
Arma 3 sale blocked in Iran over county’s portrayal as an enemy of NATO
Arma 3 has been refused licensing in Iran over a scene in the game that portrays Iran as enemies of NATO.
Trend reports – by way of GI.Biz – that both Iran’s National Foundation of Computer Games and the government’s Revolutionary Guard Corps have objected to the game’s sale over scenes that show NATO battling against a n Eastern army led by Iran.
The report states that sale and imports of the game will be banned for wrongly depicting Iran as enemies of NATO.
In other Arma 3 news, developer Bohemia Interactive released a statement regarding the arrest of two if its employees on the Greek island of Lemnos. Both developers face up to 20 years imprisonment if found guilty of espionage charges.