Added in ACE3 v3.0.0


1. Overview

1.1 Hearing damage simulation

Introduces hearing damage caused by nearby explosions and large-caliber weapons.

1.2 Earplugs

Adds earplugs to mitigate that effect. Soldiers with high caliber weapons or missile launchers will be equipped with those, but remember to put them in.

1.3 Helmets

Some types of helmets can mitigate hearing damage also (ie. crewman helmet, pilot helmet etc.).

2. Usage

2.1 Equipping earplugs

  • For this you need the Earplugs item.
  • Press the self interaction key Ctrl + ⊞ Win (ACE3 default key bind Self Interaction Key).
  • Select Equipment.
  • Select Earplugs in.
  • Same method to remove them but the option is Earplugs out.
  • Note: you’re able to re-use earplugs.