DayZ turns 2, standalone closes in on 2 million sales

DayZ turns 2, standalone closes in on 2 million sales

It’s hard to believe that two years have passed since Dean “Rocket” Hall launched his DayZ mod for Arma 2. Back then, Arma 2 was struggling with sales and wasn’t a particularly popular FPS, at least not when compared with other industry-leading titles from the Call of Duty or Battlefield series. DayZ changed that, propelling Arma 2 sales to new heights and starting a trend that nobody expected to be […]

DayZ patch released for stable, upcoming changes revealed

DayZ patch released for stable, upcoming changes revealed

It’s been awhile since we’ve seen a DayZ devblog, but it seems that the wait has been worth it. Following the release of a new major build on Stable servers, the Experimental branch received some new things to test. The developers have also revealed a new devblog, showing off what’s in store for the coming weeks. There’s a lot to talk about, and most changes seem to be affecting performance, […]

DayZ to receive major mouse optimization and heaps of content

DayZ to receive major mouse optimization and heaps of content

It’s been awhile since we’ve seen DayZ content rolling out to stable servers. Or, it just may be a feeling we’re getting because of the rapid and constant pace Rocket and his team have gotten us used to. Either way, more goodies are incoming in the coming days. The DayZ development team has provided some insight on what we can expect in the future update to the Early Access game, […]

Major DayZ Update landing tomorrow

Major DayZ Update landing tomorrow

DayZ was supposed to receive a major update last week, but the deployment to stable servers of the 0.37 patch has been delayed, for various reasons. Multiple bugs have been detected, and the team has been addressing them accordingly. However, this delay proves to be in favor of DayZ players, who most certainly will be rewarded for their patience. Writing a detailed update on DayZ’s devblog, lead developer Dean “Rocket” […]

DayZ’s upcoming 0.37 patch brings survival to a new level!

DayZ’s upcoming 0.37 patch brings survival to a new level!

DayZ has been constantly receiving content updates, new gameplay features and bug fixes at a rapid pace. The upcoming week is no exception to the rule, and the massive expansion of the DayZ development team is dully noticeable. March is the month of survival in DayZ, and most features introduced over the past week (mostly to the experimental branch, not the stable), as well as the upcoming upgrades to the […]

Rust: the DayZ Standalone Killer – 5 Reasons to Choose Rust over DayZ

Rust: the DayZ Standalone Killer – 5 Reasons to Choose Rust over DayZ

As if Rocket’s decision to “abandon ship” on Bohemia Interactive wasn’t enough to leave DayZ Standalone players questioning their life choices, Rust’s recent achievement of surpassing the $30 million mark might leave some players thinking about throwing in the towel and joining “Team Rust.” While there are definitely some pretty solid reasons for playing the DayZ Standalone (I mean, come on – who doesn’t like handcuffing a random guy on […]

Newest DayZ devblog details lighting, physics, hunting and vehicles

Newest DayZ devblog details lighting, physics, hunting and vehicles

As we’ve reported yesterday, lead DayZ developer Dean “Rocket” Hall will be leaving Bohemia Interactive in the future. That being said, he’s not gone yet, and won’t be for the most part of this year. There’s still a lot to work on in DayZ, and Rocket knows he is needed. To dismiss skepticism over how DayZ will evolve without his involvement in the future, Rocket has been kind enough to […]

DayZ creator Dean “Rocket” Hall will leave Bohemia Interactive

DayZ creator Dean “Rocket” Hall will leave Bohemia Interactive

Those following Dean “Rocket” Hall’s reddit and twitter activities during the last few months foresaw what is now confirmed – Dean Hall plans to leave Bohemia Interactive behind him, and DayZ with it. This comes as a shocker for many others though, and many people will no doubt to start questioning the future of DayZ, which as successful as it may be, is still in an early alpha stage and […]

DayZ has now sold over 1.5 million copies, Rust close behind

DayZ has now sold over 1.5 million copies, Rust close behind

The DayZ Standalone has been released in its alpha state for 2 months now. Its success via the Steam Early Access system has surpassed all expectations, both from Bohemia Interactive and lead developer Dean “Rocket” Hall. While it’s certainly not the fastest selling game on Steam anymore, it remains among the most played games, and is still selling exceedingly well. The total number of survivors that have joined DayZ’s world […]

DayZ considered for Next-Gen consoles

DayZ considered for Next-Gen consoles

With all the hype surrounding DayZ lately, console owners have been feeling a bit left out. Reading the comment section of any DayZ related news will inevitably reveal some Xbox One or Playstation 4 users that are itching to test the game that the PC community is so excited about. But, despite DayZ’s considerable success on Steam (it has now sold over 1.4 million copies and is heading towards the […]