DayZ Standalone Alpha Sells 88,000 in 12 Hours

Yesterday, seemingly out of nowhere, the highly awaited DayZ standalone was released on Steam Early Access for the price of $29.99. In 12 hours, the game sold over 88,000 copies despite being in Alpha and therefore still missing a lot of content and prone to bugs. Moreover, DayZ was also topping the charts over on Twitch.tv, beating out popular games such as Starcraft II and Dota 2.

 

I was personally going to hold off on buying the Alpha; I wanted to wait until the game was in better shape before purchasing it. From what people are saying, however, the game is very playable and a lot of fun, so expect the sales to rise even more in the coming days.

Francesco RamazzottiBy Francesco Ramazzotti (149 Posts)

Born in Italy but traveled the world, the only constant thing in my life is my undying love for video games and geek culture.


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