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DayZ Update 1.14 adds contaminated areas, new traps, 4K 60FPS on PS5

DayZ update 1.14

Contaminated Areas completely change the survival experience in DayZ.

DayZ update 1.14 is currently live, according to Bohemia Interactive. This is the most significant update to the game in 2021, bringing the polluted zones to the game for the first time. Not only that, but hunting traps, better crashed helicopter sites, new animations for rear-loading weapons, and the new LE-MAS assault rifle have all been included.

Contaminated Areas

These new features are available in two flavors: static and dynamic. Static zones are designed to keep high-tier treasure safe, whilst dynamic areas liven up the world. Special care has been taken to make these settings as immersive as possible through the use of different visual and acoustic effects, as well as the utilization of pre-existing NBC equipment such as suits and gas masks.

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New traps and better helicopter crash sites

The new hunting traps in DayZ include a large fishnet trap, a tiny fish bottle trap, and a snare trap. Depending on where the trap is put and the sort of bait utilized, each trap can catch a different species. There’s also a new booby trap – the tripwire – that you should be on the lookout for.

Helicopter accident sites have also gotten some much-needed attention. The Russian site has gotten a substantial model upgrade, as well as the inclusion of a smoke particle that can now be seen from a longer distance. Every helicopter crash site now emits a sound that can be heard from a long distance away, warning anybody in the area.

DayZ update 1.14 is available now in PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC. With this new update, PlayStation 5 users can now play DayZ at 4K 60FPS.

Watch the teaser trailer for DayZ Update 1.14 below!