Whilst we’ve known for quite a long time that the popular open-world survival adventure sim DayZ would be arriving on Xbox One, information on when has been all too distant for a while. That was of course until this past week’s Inside Xbox conference at Gamescom in which the release date was finally revealed and now it’s actually here!

The game takes place in the post-soviet country of Chernarus after an unknown virus spreads across the land, turning the majority of its population into frenzied, cannibalistic infected. With resources limited, survivors turning hostile and the difference between life and death dependant on your very actions, it’s up to you to do whatever it takes to survive as one of the few immune survivors of the unknown virus.

Those wanting to get involved with DayZ can do so now for the price of £31.99 by heading on over to the Game Preview section of the Microsoft Store. If you’d prefer to try out this latest survival adventure before laying down the cash however, there is also a trial available to download which gives players full access to the game for a 1-hour period.

Will you be jumping in to the latest Game Preview adventure with DayZ? Let us know in the comments below or via our usual social channels.

Game Description:

This game is a work in progress. It may or may not change over time or release as a final product. Purchase only if you are comfortable with the current state of the unfinished game. DayZ, the massively successful online sandbox game that helped shape a new genre on PC, is bringing the authentic hardcore survival experience to Xbox. Up to 60 players on a server engage in a completely unscripted, emergent gameplay scenario with a single goal: to survive as long as possible in a vast, unforgiving wasteland. Fear of the unknown, lasting friendships, and heartbreaking betrayals – this is DayZ, this is your story. DAYZ IS A MULTIPLAYER ONLINE GAME AND REQUIRES ACTIVE XBOX LIVE SUBSCRIPTION Full details on the latest status of the game, how you can give feedback and report issues can be found at www.dayz.com

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