Dayz: Developed as a Standalone Game
Dayz: Developed as a Standalone Game

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The End Of The Beginning

DayZ Concept art by Ivan Buchko
The time has finally arrived.  Rocketkiwi has finally made an official announcement that the DayZ mod will begin development as its own, standalone game.  You can read the original release below, or at the source here.

That’s right, this is actually happening – DayZ will be developed as a standalone game, with me as project lead, by Bohemia Interactive. This is the fairy-tale outcome for a mod that many would have said impossible four months ago.

Development and updates of the mod will continue in parallel with the development of the game, so anyone who is playing the mod now will be able to continue to do so. The project will follow the Minecraft development model; fast iterations with the community alpha available for a heavily discounted price.

I realize people will have many, many questions – but we wanted to let everyone know the announcement now. Over the coming weeks, these questions will be answered. The game will have it’s own site, and the mod will continue at it’s present link.

“Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end, but it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.” – Winston Churchill

Concept art by Ivan Buchko

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