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DayZ alpha hits Steam, over 88,000 downloads in 12 hours

Over 88,000 gamers downloaded the DayZ alpha from Steam "in the first 12 hours"

@anthony256
Anthony Garreffa
Published Tue, Dec 17 2013 10:33 PM CST   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

DayZ hit Steam in the last 24 hours, racking up over 88,000 downloads in its first 12 hours on Valve's digital distribution platform. If you haven't heard of DayZ, its from Bohemia Interactive, the developer behind ArmA.

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Bohemia Interactive's CEO, Maruk Spanel, took to Twitter: "88,000 survivors have joined Dayz alpha in the first 12 hours. Thank you." Considering DayZ originally launched as a mod for the developers ArmA 2, this is quite the surprise. DayZ does have a pretty good following, though, and with the standalone alpha being priced at $29.99 on Steam Early Access, zombie shooter fans should get on at the ground level.

NEWS SOURCE:polygon.com

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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