DayZ sales have passed 800,000 in under one month

By Brenna Hillier, Monday, 6 January 2014 05:37 GMT

DayZ sales have already passed Bohemia Interactive’s “very ambitious” plans for the survival horror sandbox.

Writing on Reddit, creator Dean “Rocket” Hall said he would have considered 250,000 sales in three months a success.

“So to move nearly 800,000 in under a month is crazy,” he said, revealing the latest sales figures.

The new milestone follows several others; DayZ managed 88,000 sales in tis first 12 hours, 172,200 sales in its first 24 hours, and topped the Steam charts at Christmas on the back of 400,000 sales in its first week.

“We’ll be finalising our roadmap in mid January, but it is safe to say that this kind of result will be having a very positive effect on that roadmap,” Hall added.

DayZ, commonly referred to as “DayZ standalone” to distinguish it from the ArmA mod it originated as, is currently in early access alpha on Steam. Hall has described it as in a very rough state and for hardcore fans only, but it has been well-received anyway. It’s one of our most anticipated games of 2014.


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