What started as an ARMA mod has evolved into a full version after many years of early access. DayZ, in which you try to survive against both zombies and other players, has a very passionate community of players. Players new to this community have one question on their minds: is DayZ cross-platform?
DayZ was developed by Bohemia Interactive. It was released in 2018 with its survival mechanics, realistic animations, and special atmosphere. It offers a great experience for gamers who like realistic survival simulations and not action-packed games.
Do you want to share this experience with your friends? In a way, it's possible, but don't expect extensive cross-platform support. Although the game has been on the market for a long time, it's disappointing in this regard for now.
Let's talk about everything we know about DayZ cross-platform support.
DayZ cross-platform support
Although we're going back to 2013 with Early Access, DayZ didn't make its official debut until 2018, so the game isn't that old and is playable on almost all platforms. You can play DayZ on PC, PS4 and Xbox One. With the latest update, it also supports PS5 and Xbox Series X|S backwards compatibility.
If you want to play with your friends to escape zombies, ambush other players or search for valuable materials, you need to be on the same platform to do so.
DayZ cross-platform on PC
It's a fact that DayZ is mostly played on PC. However, this version of the game doesn't offer cross-platform support. If you're a PC gamer and want to join the same server as your friends, they'll have to play DayZ on PC as well.
Such a limitation is a big disappointment, since the game is fully online. Especially if the friends you normally play with have an Xbox One or Playstation 4.
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DayZ cross-platform on Playstation
DayZ doesn't have cross-platform support on Playstation. This means that if you play DayZ on PS4 or PS5, you can only play it with your friends who own a Playstation.
As you know, DayZ is not officially released for Playstation 5. However, with the latest updates you'll be able to play the game on PS5 thanks to the console's backwards compatibility. Besides, the game offers cross-gen support, so PS4 and PS5 players can play on the same servers.
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DayZ cross-platform on Xbox
Bohemia Interactive's DayZ isn't exclusive to any console. As a result, you can play the game on Xbox One, just like on Playstation 4. However, this version of the game does not have cross-platform support.
Just like PS5, DayZ has not been officially released for Xbox Series X|S. However, with the latest update, you can play the game on these consoles. With cross-gen support on Xbox, both Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S players can play together.
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That's all about DayZ for now, which has incredible atmosphere. We hope you don't have any questions about DayZ cross-platform support. You can read more cross-platform compatibility articles on games like Dying Light, PUBG, Rainbow Six Siege, GTA 5 and Minecraft.