DayZ alpha edition hit Steam earlier this week and has already seen strong sales. The game managed to sell 172,500 units in its first 24 hours, according to game developer Bohemia’s CEO Mark Spanel on his blog.
Spanel also said that 142,403 people have played the game online. The game also sold 88,000 units in the first 12 hours.
DayZ was originally a mod for the shooter Arma 2. It was a zombie apocalypse survival game that relied on players working together in order to survive.