Welcome to the world of DayZ, hit by a new and presently unknown infection which has wiped out most of the world's population
DayZ, a multiplayer open world survival horror video game mod for ARMA II and ARMA 2: Operation Arrowhead, is now available as a standalone game via Steam Early Access, Bohemia Interactive announced. Note that DayZ is in Alpha state - do not purchase it unless you want to actively support development of the game and are prepared to handle with serious issues and possible interruptions of game functioning.
DayZ is a gritty, authentic, open-world survival horror hybrid-MMO game, in which players follow a single goal: to survive in the harsh post-apocalyptic landscape as long as they can. Players can experience powerful events and emotions arising from the ever-evolving emergent gameplay. There are no superficial tips, waypoints, built in tutorials or help given to players. Every decision matters, there are no save games, no extra lives, every mistake can be lethal. If you fail, you lose everything and you need to play again from the beginning with nothing but your wits, and your two hands.