Developer: Bohemia Interactive
Story: DayZ places players in a fictional post-Soviet state named Chernarus, where an unknown virus has turned most of the population into undead, violent zombies. As a survivor with limited supplies, you must scavenge the world for food, water, weapons, and medicine, while killing or avoiding zombies, and killing, avoiding or co-opting other players in an attempt to survive the zombie apocalypse.
Latest DayZ News
PS4 May Get Early Access Games Like DayZ Or Rust
Unlike PC gamers, console owners can't buy games while they're still in alpha or beta. That may change on the PS4 in the future, though.
DayZ Gets An Engine Upgrade For Better, Faster Updates
Dean “Rocket” Hall and the rest of the crew at Bohemia Interactive working on DayZ managed to get a full team upgrade back in March. While we thought this was just a complimentary thing to help speed along development, it was actually done so that they could quickly overhaul and upgrade the core engine that powers the game.
DayZ Rap Battle: Heroes Vs Bandits Video
It's no where near as good as the Call of Duty versus Battlefield rap battle, but the video showdown between the hero and bandit from Bohemia Interactive's DayZ is pretty darn cool.
DayZ Sells 2 Million Copies
Another milestone has been reached for DayZ's standalone release. Dean “Rocket” Hall took to the social media sphere to make it known that the open-world, zombie-survival game has managed to sell more than 2 million copies.
DayZ Is Played By A Popular Walking Dead Star
Well this should come as a pleasant surprise to some and no surprise at all to others; but Walking Dead television star Chandler Riggs, turns out to be a pretty big fan of the post-zombie-apocalyptic survival game from Dean “Rocket” Hall and crew, DayZ.
Weekly Recap: PS Vita Owns PS4 In Sales And 5 Other Shocking News Stories
There's a new DayZ-style MMO inbound for PC and PS4. The PS Vita outsells the PS4 in Japan and there's plenty of news on the front of the resolution wars. These stories and more in this Weekly Recap
H1Z1 Is Like DayZ For PS4, Early Access Starts Soon
Sony Online Entertainment is working on a new MMO called H1Z1 for PC and PS4. The game is expected to head into its Early Access phase very soon, and the whole concept of the game is basically DayZ trying to get hocked up on steroids.
DayZ Get Lucky Parody Music Video Will Make Daft Punk Proud
Daft Punk has won six Grammys but now they've received an even bigger honor: their own DayZ music video. A few players have combined "Get Lucky" with the zombie survival game for a very catchy parody.
Why DayZ Isn't On PS4 And Xbox One Yet
Xbox One and PS4 owners would both love to get their hands on DayZ Standalone. Bohemia Interactive would love to give it to them. So, what's the hold-up?
DayZ Standalone Cooking System Detailed, Development Team Doubled In Size
DayZ Standalone's development team has begun work on a cooking feature for the survival game. In a new blog post, Bohemia Interactive explained what cooking will be like in the zombie apocalypse and also gave a progress report on other features.
DayZ Designer Is Quitting Bohemia Interactive, Creating New Studio
DayZ will have a new lead designer soon. Dean "Rocket" Hall revealed today that he's leaving Bohemia Interactive and the zombie survival game he helped build.
Banished Knocks DayZ Out Of Steam's Top Sales Spot
DayZ has officially been bumped from the top spot on the Steam sales charts this week, courtesy of Shining Rock Studio's Banished.
DayZ PS4 And Xbox One Versions Are Possible, Dean Hall Says
In the past, DayZ designer Dean Hall said that the chances of an Xbox One version of DayZ were slim. Now he thinks it's just as possible as a PS4 version of the multiplayer zombie game.
Far Cry 3 Mod Z-Day Isn't Another DayZ Imitator
Z-Day, in spite of its title, is not trying to copy DayZ. This Far Cry 3 mod has plenty of zombies in it but it's not another multiplayer survival game.
DayZ On SteamOS? Dean 'Rocket' Hall Hopes So
During the AMA yesterday on Reddit, users asked lead designer of DayZ, Dean “Rocket” Hall, if the popular (and fast-selling) zombie survival game would make the jump to SteamOS.
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