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DayZ standalone racks up two million sales

The last time we checked in on Dean Hall's zombie apocalypse simulation, DayZ, the game's standalone incarnation had sold over 1.7 million copies. Now, a month later, that figure has grown to two million. Hall broke the news on Twitter, noting that these two million sales come less than six...

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DayZ standalone sells 1.7 million, update due soon

Humanity's morbid fascination with the zombie apocalypse continues unabated as DayZ creator Dean Hall has revealed that the standalone, retail release of his open-world hit has racked up over 1.7 million sales. Hall revealed this figure earlier today at the ongoing EGX Rezzed event in...

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'Stiq Tips: DayZ

You wake up on the shore of a mysterious land with nothing but the clothes on your back and a flashlight. You have no idea what to do, no objectives, and there isn't another soul in sight. No, this isn't a bad dream; you finally decided to buy DayZ. Playing DayZ is a unique experience, but it...

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Humble Weekly Sale: Bohemia Interactive madness

The Humble Weekly Sale is ready to rumble with a lineup of Bohemia Interactive games: Arma 2, Take on Helicopters, UFO: Afterlight, Alpha Prime, Arma: Gold Edition and Arma Tactics. Those are all "pay what you want," but throw down $6 or more and add Carrier Command: Gaea Mission and ARMA 2:...

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Devs ramp up development as DayZ passes 800,000 sales

ArmA 2 mod turned standalone zombie apocalypse simulator DayZ has topped 800,000 sales less than a month after its Steam Early Access debut, an accomplishment that creator Dean Hall hopes will speed the game's ongoing development. "We ([ArmA 2 developer Bohemia Interactive] and I) had very...

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Tenacious bugs, optimization woes continue to delay DayZ

People have been killing zombies in Arma 2 mod DayZ for years, yet the game's long-awaited standalone client remains in development limbo. The culprit? Bugs and code optimization. "We think we need a minimum of 15 [server side] FPS [with] 50 players, 2000 zombies, and 25000 loot items,"...

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DayZ September dev blog teases new zombie AI and item degradation

DayZ ​creator Dean Hall's September dev blog detailed changes to the game's inventory, player interaction, item damage, and teased upcoming changes to zombie AI. The entire video is more than 20 minutes long and is stuffed full of information for DayZ fans, but here are a few highlights: In...

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DayZ mod for Arma 2 comes to Steam

Getting your DayZ on just got a little bit easier, as the popular zombie mod for Arma 2 is now available directly through Steam, making installation much easier. So long as you have Arma 2: Combine Operations installed, you can install the mod from within Steam itself, without the need for an extra...

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DayZ creator on game's 'delay,' console ports and why he's holding back on showing it

Dean Hall has been on a roller coaster of 16-20 hour days since his highly successful ArmA 2 mod, DayZ, broke free and was officially announced as a standalone project in early August. Hall had previously expected the standalone version to launch in December, but that release window was cast in...

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DayZ alpha build to drop in December

The standalone version of Arma 2 mod DayZ will launch before the end of the year, most likely in December, creator Dean Hall said at the Eurogamer Expo. DayZ isn't just going to release in December – it has to. "It has to be out before the end of the year," Hall said. "Not just because we've...

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