DayZ now an official standalone project

Day Z becoming official project
DayZ, the Arma2 mod that's taken on a life of its own, will now become a standalone product. Lead developer Dean Hall will remain project lead, with Arma developer Bohemia Interactive as publisher.

Hall explains the game will follow the Minecraft development model, with "fast iterations" and a community alpha available at a "heavily discounted price." He also notes that development and updates to the mod with continue in parallel with the standalone product.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.