It wasn’t that long ago where the internet appeared to be in love with the popular mod DayZ. The creator of the mod, Dean Hall, stated quite some time ago that he wanted to do a console release after a PC launch. However, we haven’t heard much about the potential console release since that date.
Speaking to The Escapist recently, Hall stated that a console release is “almost certain”. However, it would still depend on how successful the PC launch would be for Dean’s team.
Certainly I think if we don’t, for want of a better word ‘fuck up,’ the PC release then I would say a console port is almost certain. I know a lot of people get really hot and bothered about it. Like, I’m not a console gamer, I’m a PC gamer, but I don’t think it necessarily has to hurt things.
While the game has seen a large success on PC, there’s very little doubt around if console owners would purchase the game if they felt it was “done right”. It seems much more likely that the discussions Dean Hall has had with Sony are around putting it on the Playstation 4, especially with their new policy of making it easy for indie developers.
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