Is DayZ Cross Platform in 2024?

Find out if DayZ is cross-platform (crossplay) across PS4, Xbox One, Steam, Windows, PS5, XBox Series S/X, Switch, iOS & Android here.

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Release Date: Dec 13th, 2018

Also known as:

DayZ Standalone

Game engines:


Supported modes:

Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO)

Player perspectives:

First person
Third person

DayZ Crossplay:

Last checked: January 9th, 2023

DayZ is available on PS4, Steam (PC), Windows PC and Xbox One, but unfortunately, crossplay is not currently supported across any of these platforms at this time.

We last checked DayZ for cross-platform support 1 year, 1 month and 13 days ago, and at this time there were no crossplay options available. We check games regularly for updates and we will be checking DayZ again soon, but if anything has changed in the meantime and we haven't spotted it yet, please let us know via our contact page or by posting a comment below.

⏱ This game was released 5 years, 2 months and 9 days ago

Game Available On:

Cross-platform Details:

Crossplay is not currently available.

Unfortunately, DayZ does not currently support cross-platform/crossplay at this time. We are monitoring this title and will update this page if this changes.

Info: Hi, crossplay is unlikely to happen. The platforms are not only running on different servers, there are some technical hurdles as well (compatible voice chat, reporting functions, etc.)


DayZ Game Summary

DayZ is an unforgiving open-world survival game with a solitary dictate: remain alive, without fail. How far can you persist in a post-apocalyptic world? A land submerged by an infested "zombie" population, where you vie against other survivors for limited resources. Will you join forces with strangers and stay united? Or play as a lone wolf to dodge duplicity? This is DayZ, this is your saga.

Genres and Themes

IndieRole-playing (RPG)ShooterSimulatorTacticalActionHorrorOpen worldSandboxSurvival

About DayZ

DayZ is a grim and unforgiving open-world game that draws in players who crave an authentic, adrenaline-filled survival experience. Players must battle the post-apocalyptic world to stay alive amidst a land overrun by infected "zombie" hordes and compete for scarce resources against other survivors. It's an intense challenge that can bring out your innermost primal instincts of fight or flight; do you team up with strangers to form alliances, or take on the harsh environment as a lone wolf?

The unique blend of horror elements combined with its sandbox nature make DayZ appealing to those looking for something different from their usual gaming adventure: it puts emphasis not just on surviving but also thriving in this hostile new world. There is no rulebook telling you what “the right thing” is - only your own decisions matter here! With each day comes more uncertainty - will scavenging yield enough food so everyone can survive another night? Maybe if luck smiles upon you there could be precious supplies hidden away somewhere... The possibilities are endless!

If DayZ sounds like your kind of game then chances are high that some similarly themed titles may pique your interest too; games such as Rust, State Of Decay 2 and Don't Starve all offer similar experiences set within desolate worlds filled with dangers lurking around every corner.

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DayZ Age Suitability

DayZ is an intense, action-packed survival game set in a post-apocalyptic world. Players must scavenge for supplies and weapons to survive against other human survivors as well as zombies that inhabit the wasteland environment. Combat with firearms, axes and knives are available during encounters with enemies but should be used responsibly due to graphic violence including blood splatters when attacked or shot directly. The dialogue also contains profanity so this game is only suitable for players aged 18+.

Is DayZ Cross-Platform?

Unfortunately, DayZ is not crossplay compatible. We check regularly to see if cross platform support has been added and we will update this page as soon as there are any changes. In the meantime, if you have noticed any recent crossplay support for for DayZ, then please let us know in the comments below.

Is it Cross-Platform on PC?


No, DayZ is not crossplay compatible with PC.

  • Unfortunately, DayZ is not currently crossplay-compatible with Windows PC/Steam and PS4 or Xbox One.

Is it Cross-Platform on Playstation?


No, DayZ is not crossplay compatible with Playstation.

  • Unfortunately, DayZ is not currently crossplay-compatible with PS4 and Windows PC/Steam or Xbox One.

Is it Cross-Platform on Xbox?


No, DayZ is not crossplay compatible with Xbox.

  • Unfortunately, DayZ is not currently crossplay-compatible with Xbox One and PS4 or Windows PC/Steam.

What is Crossplay/Cross-Platform?

Crossplay, also known as cross-platform, is the ability to play with other players who are using different platforms. For example, someone playing on a PC can play with someone using a console, such as a PS5, or a PS4 player can play with an Xbox One player.

Crossplay is a great way to connect with friends who might not own the same console as you!

What is Cross Save/Cross Progression?

Cross save, also known as cross-progression, is the ability to transfer save data between different platforms. For example, if you have a character or have reached a level on a PS4 that you want to play on an Xbox One, you can use cross-save to transfer your progress over.

Cross progression is handy for players who want to be able to pick up their game no matter what platform they're using!

Unfortunately, DayZ does not support cross-save/cross-progression at this time. We'll keep an eye out and update this page if this changes in the future.

Is DayZ Multiplayer?

Yes, DayZ is a multiplayer game. DayZ officially supports Multiplayer and Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) modes. All the other titles featured on our site are also multiplayer games.

Similar Games

DayZ is a game in the Tactical, Action, Role-playing (RPG) and Survival categories, among others. If you enjoy playing this game then you might also have fun playing First Class Trouble, Overcooked! 2, Space Engineers, Madden NFL 22 or Guardian Chronicle: Random Defense. Each of these games offer something unique that you might enjoy.


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