DayZ has always been known as a massively multiplayer game. But, that hasn’t stopped players from trying to take the game offline and enjoy it without an internet connection. With how bad the DayZ servers have always been we don’t blame the players for trying to play the game offline. In fact, it is completely possible to play DayZ without an internet connection and today we’re gonna show you how. Let’s jump straight in.
DayZ: How to play single player
First, let’s look at why you would want to play a multiplayer game like DayZ in offline mode. In offline mode, you can easily try out any local mods to work out all the nooks and crannies before you upload them. Another reason to play online is the ability to spawn just about anything, from airplanes all the way up to every helicopter in the game. And that’s not all you can even get access to new skins in the game without having to buy them. Now, that you know why DayZ in offline mode is as good as it is. Let’s show you how to get it in offline mode. Follow along:
Getting the DayZ Expansion Mod offline in Single-player
The first step to getting this expansion offline involves downloading some files. You can download them through this link.
Installing the DayZ expansion
Once these files have been downloaded, you’ll need to paste these files into your Steam directory. Follow along to do the needful:
Locate your Steam directory
Locate the common folder and open it
Click on DayZ
Find the missions folder and paste your newly downloaded files inside it.
Configuring offline mode
Now, that your files have been pasted, all that’s left to do is install a few additional mods to get the game up and running in offline mode.
You can find mods in the DayZ Steam workshop. Once you have your mods downloaded you can move on to configuring your game. Here’s how you do it:
Launch DayZ through Steam, this will open up the DayZ launcher.
Go to the “Mods” section and search for the mods you just installed
Tick the mods you’ve newly installed and make sure all other mods are left unticked
In the “All Parameters” section. Set a path to where you pasted the files you downloaded earlier.
Select this folder and you’re all set to go
Now, you should be able to play DayZ offline. If you encounter any issues please leave a comment below. We hope this article was informative for you. Visit Digistatement for more articles on DayZ.
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