What is DayZ standalone?
DayZ originally known as DayZ Standalone is a large-scale, open-world survival sandbox game from Bohemia Interactive, a.s. being built within and alongside their new proprietary game engine referred to simply as Enfusion. It is the direct result of the wildly successful fan-created DayZ Mod based on another in-house title: ArmA II .
What was the original price of DayZ?
For information about the history of DayZ, see: Development . The game was released on 16 December 2013 as part of Steam’s Early Access program at a cheaper price than when it is finally released. Initial pricing was $27.99, and the price has increased to $44.99 as of version 1.0.
What makes Dayz unique among other games?
This is uniquely aggressive within game development, as most games are built upon finished or, at most, tweaked versions of established platforms. Players of DayZ are charged with surviving in a world that has been ravaged by the outbreak of a deadly virus.