DayZ Sells 172,500 Units Day One on Steam - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 18 December 2013 / 7,748 Views

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.

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elazz (on 18 December 2013)

I hear it works fairly well for a game in alpha stage so I might pick it up soon too. It will probably receive a proper release in a few months seeing how fast they update and how long they work on the game.

dsage01 (on 18 December 2013)

Damn that's pretty impressive

Turkish (on 19 December 2013)

"The game also sold 88,000 units in the first 12 hours." So it sold another 85k in the 2nd 12 hours?

Shyakugaun (on 18 December 2013)

Isn't this the company that tried to rip ppl off ?

TheDarkBender (on 19 December 2013)

No, that was WarZ, which was a rip-off of DayZ. They just quickly released their game, so that they would have it before the stand-alone version of DayZ.
"Infestation: Survivor Stories (formerly The War Z) is an open world zombie survival horror video game developed by Hammerpoint Interactive."

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Shyakugaun (on 21 December 2013)

Oh ok shame on those WarZ guys then

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