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Cyberpunk 2077 Among Bestsellers Again, DayZ as Popular as Ever - Steam Top 10

Adrian Werner, 25 April 2022, 10:59

There were some interesting things happening on the Steam bestseller list this past week. Cyberpunk 2077 returned to the podium, and DayZ and Squad set new activity records thanks to discounts.

2021 Brought More Broken Records and Millions of New Players for DayZ

Przemyslaw Dygas, 22 December 2021, 13:28

DayZ recorded another great year, as indicated by the statistics shared by the developers.

ArmA 4's Enfusion Engine on Official Presentation

Jacob Blazewicz, 16 December 2021, 16:11

Bohemia Interactive presented the full version of Enfusion Engine. The new engine will not only provide nicer graphics and better performance, but will also make it much easier to create mods.

DayZ Breaks Popularity Record on Steam

Adrian Werner, 29 November 2021, 11:24

DayZ has set a new activity record on Steam. This is all the more impressive considering that it's been eight years since the game's release.

DayZ Still Lives; Patch 1.14 Adds Contaminated Areas and 60 FPS on PS5

Adrian Werner, 30 September 2021, 11:13

DayZ has received a major update 1.14. It brings a lot of new features, including dangerous Contaminated Areas and additional items.

DayZ Patch 1.11 Wipes Player Progress

Sarafan, 17 February 2021, 12:50

DayZ has just received a big patch 1.11. The patch fixes bugs and improves stability. Unfortunately players have to reckon with the fact that their progress on official servers has been wiped.

DayZ Gets Patch 1.08 With New Locations

Bart Swiatek, 01 July 2020, 12:12

New update for DayZ adds a ski resort and shooting range to the game, as well as another rifle and several other items. The creators have also introduced changes in the game mechanics.

DayZ Breaks Popularity Records Again

Adrian Werner, 18 May 2020, 10:46

With the release of DayZ in Xbox Game Pass, hundreds of thousands of new players have joined the game and it has become one of the most popular productions on the Xbox One console.

Red Dead Redemption 2 and DayZ Now in Xbox Game Pass

Milosz Szubert, 07 May 2020, 16:07

Today, two games - Red Dead Redemption II and DayZ - have their launch in the Xbox Game Pass service on consoles. Another hit of Rockstar - Grand Theft Auto V - leaves the list.

Excellent Sales of DayZ and Arma 3 in 2019

Jacob Blazewicz, 21 March 2020, 17:24

Bohemia Interactive boasts financial results for 2019. The Czech company managed to generate revenue of $68 million, thanks to the still good sales of DayZ and Arma III.

Free Weekend With DayZ

Christian Pieniazek, 13 February 2020, 22:30

Bohemia Interactive started another free weekend with DayZ. The players have until Monday to check out the game without reaching for their wallets. In the meantime, they can also buy the game, as well as the recently released DLC titled Livonia, at a lower price.

Steam Awards 2019 - Best Game of the Year Goes to Sekiro

Adrian Werner, 02 January 2020, 10:53

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice won in the game of the year category at 2019 Steam Awards. Other awarded titles included DayZ, Grand Theft Auto V, Gris, My Friend Pedro, and A Plague Tale: Innocence.

DayZ Gets a New Map Called Livonia

Bart Swiatek, 04 December 2019, 11:05

Survival game DayZ has just received a DLC introducing a completely new map. Livonia, as the map is called is inspired by Eastern Europe region and it appeared earlier in another game from Bohemia Interactive - battlefield simulator ARMA III.

DayZ Regains Trust; Positive Feedback and Growing Number of Players

Bart Swiatek, 29 November 2019, 12:22

After years dominated by a negative attitude and complaining about DayZ's imperfections, the players gradually become convinced of Bohemia Interactive Studio's title and once again place their trust in the developers. This is evidenced by the high number of people playing the game every day and favorable opinions on Steam.

DayZ Will Get New Map Based on Latest Arma III Expansion

Bart Swiatek, 25 September 2019, 11:39

The somewhat famous survival game from Bohemia Interactive - DayZ - will receive an add-on offering a new map. It is the location known to fans of the battlefield simulator Arma III - Eastern Europe-inspired Livonia.

Australian MP on DayZ Ban: „We're Making Ourselves a Laughing Stock.”

Jacob Blazewicz, 18 August 2019, 18:43

Tim Quilty, a member of the Australian Liberal Democratic Party, spoke on the announced ban on the sale of DayZ. In his view, the decision of ACB rating organisation makes Australia the laughing stock of the world.

Australian DayZ Censorship Will Affect Players All Over the World [Updated]

Christian Pieniazek, 13 August 2019, 22:21

Due to the presence of drugs, DayZ was banned in Australia. The team at Bohemia Interactive has decided to make changes that will affect players from all over the world.

You Can Now Sign Up for Alpha of Survivor GameZ

Bart Swiatek, 10 July 2019, 13:33

Bohemia Interactive has announced that it has begun enrolling in the alfa-test of Survivor GameZ - the battle royale mode of the popular survival game DayZ. To sign up, you need to have this production on Steam.

Test DayZ for free during the weekend

Konrad Serafinski, 14 December 2018, 02:55

If you are interested in checking out Bohemia Interactive's DayZ, here's your chance. It's available for free until next Monday.

Arma II's and DayZ's Chernarus recreated in Minecraft

luckie, 24 July 2017, 12:02

Players can now revisit Arma II and DayZ’s Chernarus in Minecraft thanks to an amazing fan project. The map has been recreated on a 1:1 scale, which amounts to about 230 square kilometers.

Server monetization introduced to DayZ

luckie, 09 December 2015, 11:18

Since December 1st DayZ private servers owners can ask for an admission fee and accept donations from players. Bohemia Interactive is currently doing a test run of the monetization system to see how it works in their zombie-themed MMO.

E3 2015: DayZ – Single-Player Mode and Private Servers Planned

luckie, 18 June 2015, 13:28

DayZ will get a single player mode and equip the players with tools to host their own servers. In the future, the game will use the Steam Workshop functionality to help modders. DayZ is expected to enter the beta phase by the end of the year.