Day Z to Become A Stand-alone Game
Day Z, the popular multiplayer zombie mod for PC military simulator ARMA II, has been confirmed development as a stand-alone game.
Day Z has taken the PC gaming community for it's harsh gameplay, featuring permanent character death across servers imposed on top of the already difficult simulation elements of ARMA II. It has also increased sales of ARMA II drastically, with Steam sales of the game consistently in the top 10 as of recently.
Rocket, the developer of the mod said Day Z "follow the Minecraft development model; fast iterations with the community alpha available for a heavily discounted price."
Source: Rock, Paper, Shotgun