Day Z Summary
Following fan concerns regarding the development of DayZ, producer Brian Hicks the the game's official forums to reassure the community and defend the project's direction.
He was responding toentitled 'Has Anyone Else lost Faith in Dayz?', in which the author and a not inconsiderable number of other players expressed disappointment in the buggy state of the game.
Fancy a change of location in DayZ? Now you can visit two new villages and a WWII memorial, thanks to the game's latest Early Access patch.
That's not all of course, the update also comes with the expected bunch of bug fixes and tweaks. Including the eagerly anticipated addition of "cow animation sets". Now the game is truly complete.
DayZ Standalone isn't even in beta mode yet, but the studio behind the cult hit are still planning new features and improvements.
In a recent interview, developer Dean "Rocket" Hall outlined some of the major changes coming to the open-world multiplayer zombie game, including upgrades that should increase both performance and graphical fidelity.
Something unscrupulous has happened on the Internetz! Bohemia Interactive have "detected an attack" on the DayZ servers, with the ArmA creator investigating the "precise nature and scope" of the incident.
Hackers allege to have made off with DayZ source code during the data raid, from version 0.28 of the alpha. The concern is a dissection of the code for more exploits.
Community-driven games development is now a reality, but it's not without its pitfalls.