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
DayZ Standalone Sells 875,000 Copies In Three Weeks
Not even a month out and DayZ's standalone “alpher” has sold more than 875,000 digital copies in three weeks time. Very, very impressive. The news comes courtesy of one of Bohemia Interactive's CEO Maruk Spanel, who took to the DayZ development blog and rolled out a ton of info along with plans they have for the future of the project.
DayZ Standalone Videos: A Tale Of Two Robberies
Two videos are making the rounds for the recently released DayZ standalone. The videos depict the harsh realities of trying to survive in the unforgiving realm of a post-zombie apocalypse Chernarus.
DayZ Standalone Sells 730,000 Copies
The DayZ alpha is continuing to hit strides, massive strides. The latest data has revealed that Dean “Rocket” Hall and crew are practically three-quarters complete of the one-million mark as far as sales go for DayZ, with the reports indicating that the game has shifted more than 730,000 copies to date.
DayZ Tops Steam's Charts Two Weeks In A Row
The standalone version of DayZ has managed to top Steam's Top 10 chart two weeks in a row, as noted on Blues News. The list shows that the game, currently available for $29.99, has shown no signs of slowing down, despite releasing in the middle of a big Steam holiday sales rush where hundreds of other games have been discounted to absurdly low prices.
DayZ Standalone: Read The Best Steam Reviews Now
The alpha test for DayZ Standalone has been available through Steam Early Access for about a week now. Here's what players are saying about the game's test so far.
DayZ Standalone Alpha: The Newbie Guide
The alpha test for the standalone version of DayZ can be a little intimidating at first. You're dropped on the beach with little equipment and not a single word of instruction. To help you get started, I've created a step-by-step instructional guide to the game based on my early experiences.
DayZ Character Wipes Take Place With New Patch, More Wipes Inbound
It's an “alpher” folks, you get what they tell you you get. In that regards, welcome to DayZ: whether you're a vet or a newb, your character is gone and you'll have to start over. That's the life of living in an “alpher”, because the game is still in the early phase of development.
DayZ Sells 172,500 Copies In 24 Hours
It's not quite Hollywood attendance figures, but it's getting there. The standalone alpha (or alpher, if we're using “Rocket” speak) has managed to move a massive 172,500 digital copies within the span of 24 hours.
DayZ Sells 88,000 Copies In 12 Hours
It didn't take long for word to spread that the DayZ standalone had become available. Bohemia Interactive never announced it. Frontman and lead designer Dean “Rocket” Hall never let anyone know. It was a silent release that spread like wildfire throughout the community by word of mouth alone (and a little help from pesky gaming media) and it managed to net Bohemia a breezy 88,000 buyers in less than 12 hours.
DayZ Standalone Now Available
The site has crashed. Bohemia Interactive has launched the DayZ standalone and their site has crashed. The alpha release of one of the most highly anticipated games of the year is finally here and it has also made its way onto Steam. Just as well, you can expect an overload of Steam's store.
You Missed It: New Footage Of DayZ Aired The Same Time As Spike's VGX Awards
The worst part about last Saturday evening, December 7th, was that everyone was so busy seeing how many layers of clothing the Dorito Pope would pile on that they actually managed to miss out on one of the most important moments in gaming history: brand new, live gameplay footage of the DayZ standalone, courtesy of its lead designer Dean “Rocket” Hall.
Top 5 Things To Expect From The DayZ Standalone Release
Dean “Rocket” Hall has recently been talking about the public standalone alpha release of DayZ. The game was added to the Steam database not too long ago and that means it will be launching soon. There are a few things you need to keep in mind before heading back to Cheranus.
DayZ Standalone Alpha Will Be A Hot Mess, Not A Demo
Soon the standalone version of multiplayer zombie game DayZ will be available through Steam Early Access. Though it's taken Bohemia Interactive a long time to get the project to this point, there's still a lot of work to be done.
DayZ Standalone New Gameplay Video Released
Dean “Rocket” Hall released an eight minute gameplay video of the pre-alpha (or in “Rocket” speak, pre-alpher) of DayZ's upcoming standalone release. The video doesn't show us anything we didn't already know about, but it does finally show the open-world gameplay running in real-time on the new client/server multiplayer network.
Dean Rocket Hall Responds To DayZ's Steam Early Access
Recently we reported on DayZ's standalone making an appearance on the Steam database app. The update to the entry showed that the game is prepping for Early Access and that the game will arrive sometime soon. Well, Dean “Rocket” Hall has chimed in on the pesky internet media picking up on the news.