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Bohemia Interactive has celebrated its 15th anniversary this week.

The company – founded in 1999 – behind the acclaimed DayZ PC title marked its 15th year in the business on Thursday and to celebrate the company have released Arma 3 for free over the weekend.

From the 15th to the 18th of May, players will be able to play Arma 3 via Steam and gain access to all its content, excluding the 2nd and 3rd campaign episode.

Once the weekend is over, players will be able to purchase the game with a special discount of 40%. DayZ and Take On Mars will also be on sale with a 15% discount.

Also, to celebrate, the company’s very first title, Operation Flashpoint: Cold War Crisis – now known as Arma: Cold War Assault – will be available for free until the end of the weekend and will remain in player’s Steam Library.

“I’d like to thank everyone who has contributed in any way to the amazing 15 years at Bohemia Interactive,” said Marek Spanel, CEO and co-founder of the studio.

“The journey so far has been exciting, often challenging, sometimes hard – but, ultimately, always rewarding. While the games industry has fundamentally changed since the early years, our community continues to stand at the heart of everything we do, and together we will continue to create incredible games.”

A special video reflecting on the past 15 years of Bohemia was also released, as shown above.