DayZ Creator May Reveal His Next Game In March Or Sooner

The game could be revealed in March.

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Dean Hall, who created the popular zombie game DayZ, is gearing up to announce a new game. Eurogamer reports that Hall will bring this unannounced game to the London-based show EGX Rezzed, where attendees can go hands on with it. Additionally, Hall will host a panel during the show where he will discuss the project and his New Zealand-based studio RocketWerkz.

RocketWerkz is not an average studio when it comes to structure and benefits. Hall recently told RadioNZ that he gives his 40 employees unlimited leave and that his salary is only 10 percent more than the highest-paid staffer. Additionally, RocketWerkz has a profit-sharing scheme and reportedly no middle management. Hall will probably discuss this business philosophy during his EGZ Rezzed talk.

EGX Rezzed runs March 30 through Sunday, April 1. BioShock designer Ken Levine will provide the opening keynote speech to kick off the show.

According to RadioNZ, RocketWerkz has five games in development, including a VR title called Out of Ammo for HTC Vive. Another is the mysterious-looking Ion, which was revealed at E3 2015.

Last year, Hall teased some kind of intriguing-sounding multiplayer game, which could be the project that will be shown at EGX Rezzed.

As for DayZ, the game remains an Early Access title on Steam, where it's sold over 3 million copies. A PlayStation 4 edition is on the way, but don't expect it anytime soon.

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