DayZ reports hundreds of thousands of new players popping up after becoming available on the Xbox Game Pass on the 7th day of May. The hardcore survival game is now one of the Most Played games on Xbox. Game Pass users can access the game for free and they can also purchase the base game and its DLC (Livonia) for a discounted price.
“Xbox Game Pass is a great opportunity for us to open the game to a different audience, and to let a massive number of new players experience DayZ in all its crude harshness and beauty, together with the veterans.” – says Vojtěch Ješátko, Publishing Director at Bohemia Interactive. “Over the years, DayZ has gone through a difficult development, but at Bohemia Interactive, we never lost faith in the game – so seeing its record player numbers across all platforms is a very rewarding moment for the whole team. For us, it also confirms that DayZ still remains an unmatched and unforgettable survival experience.”
DayZ is an unforgiving, authentic, open-world sandbox online game where each one of 60 players on a server follows a single goal – to survive as long as they can, in this title, every decision matters, and with no save games, and no extra lives, every mistake can be the last mistake you’ll make.