Day Z Summary
Producer Brian Hicks for DayZ over atreveals they're shy about 100k copies from hitting 3 million sold for the survival sandbox. Its mega success comes with a "nearly $0 marketing budget."
At times their Twitch popularity has beaten the cool kids of Dota, League of Legends and StarCraft. In fact Hicks points to Youtube and Twitch as the "entire force" driving DayZ's success.
Any zombie game worth its salt needs chainsaws. This is an immutable fact, and one that Day Z developer Bohemia has finally acknowledged with the release of the entertaining if impractical weapon in Patch 0.52, just in time for Christmas.
Actually there's a few interesting new items added in the; if the primitive delights of the 'Stone Knife' don't sway you, perhaps the 'Long Sword' or the 'Meat Cleaver' will? And don't forget to top off your zombie-fighting look with the 'Full Ghillie suite'.
The long, long, long development of DayZ is expected to pay off with a 'full version' of the survival game in the first half of 2016, says team behind it at .
They've reached an "important project milestone" having been in Early Access for a year on Steam. The road map for DayZ has been laid out through 2015 with diseases next year.
announced yesterday that its open-world zombie survival title DayZ will be going up in price - from 23.99 EUR/ $29.99 to 27.99 EUR/ $34.99.
Along with that rather unwelcome news, the studioits development plan going forward into 2015.
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.