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Dean Hall: ‘DayZ console port should be sooner rather than later’

DayZ will come to consoles, hopefully sooner rather than later, says the game’s creator. Speaking as the title sailed passed 2m copies sold, Dean Hall says that sales have now gone beyond the firm’s own optimistic ‘what if’ predictions. I anticipated strong demand for the game, but its high sales …

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Steam top ten sellers chart: April 27 – May 3

Dark Souls II has bumped DayZ off its presumed throne on this week’s Steam top sellers chart, grabbing the top spot in its second week out from launch. DayZ didn’t fall far, still selling enough copies during the period to take the runner-up position. A Star Wars series sale has …

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How Steam Early Access revolutionised publishing

One of the biggest successes at the end of last year and the start of this one was not a triple-A title. It was not polished to a mirror sheen and had not benefitted from a huge marketing push. Rather it was an unfinished zombie game from a studio based …

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Steam removes need for publishers, says DayZ creator

Valve’s Early Access store eliminates the need for a publisher, at least according to DayZ developer Dean Hall. The platform allows studios to sell unfinished games with the aim of funding their full development. Hall feels that consumers are serving the role of a publisher, paying for a title’s development …

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Steam top ten sellers chart: April 20-26

DayZ was able to hold of Dark Souls II during its launch week to once again take the top spot Steam’s best sellers chart for the past week. The pair finished in the same order as the week prior, with Portal 2 on major discount climbing onto the list and …

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Steam top ten sellers chart: April 13-19

DayZ bested Dark Souls II pre-orders to claim the top spot on this week’s Steam top ten sellers chart. Bohemia’s open world survival game continues to set the pace, even months after its Early Access release. Dark Souls II should have enough gusto to overtake it in the coming week …

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Steam top ten sellers chart: April 6-12

DayZ is back on top of Valve’s latest weekly top sellers chart on Steam. The Early Access title resumes its reign atop the board, following Goat Simulator’s triumph the week prior. The goat game still fared alright though, finishing in third behind Watch Dogs (on the strength of its pre-orders). …

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Steam top ten sellers chart: March 16-22

DayZ is back on top of this week’s best sellers chart on Steam. The early access hit beat out Payday 2 (on discount) and previous winner South Park: The Stick of Truth in sales over the past seven days. Bioshock Infinite also reemerged in seventh, thanks to a 75 per …

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DayZ development team to double in size

Departing creator Dean Hall says the team working on DayZ is to double. Hall broke the news via the latest DayZ update, which also promised a roadmap for the studio’s plans for the game would arrive later in 2014. "We are inducting a large number of new people to the …

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