PC Stable 1.23 Update 1 – Version 1.23.156951 (Release on 07.11.2023)


  • Consider using the Steam client option to verify the integrity of the local game cache to avoid corrupted data after downloading this update.
  • Consider de-fragmenting your HDD after downloading large updates.
  • In case of problems, please check the Bohemia Interactive support F.A.Q.DayZ F.A.Q., or BattlEye F.A.Q.
  • You can help us to further improve the game by posting your feedback on the Feedback Tracker.



  • Characters can now push vehicles
  • Designated marksman rifle (DMR) with 10- and 20-round magazines
  • Field Shovel
  • Padded Gloves
  • Winter Coif
  • OKZK hat
  • Petushok hat
  • Firefighter M3S Wreck
  • The server browser now displays the number of players in the waiting queue
  • Sound for deploying fireplaces and improvised explosives
  • Sounds for crafting rags
  • Sounds for washing hands
  • Sounds for locked valve doors
  • Sounds for cutting planks
  • Sounds for (un)equipping the pipe wrench
  • Sounds for pulling corpses from vehicles
  • Sounds for placing a claymore mine
  • Sounds for placing and arming the improvised explosive
  • Sounds for crafting fireplaces
  • Sounds for crafting a hand drill
  • Functionality to hide/show the password when entering servers



  • Major overhaul of the skybox and its textures
  • Reworked the interior of the large castle tower
  • Removed a redundant sound during the gas canister explosion
  • Disabled shadows for fireworks and reduced their light radius to reduce their performance impact
  • Increased maximum bandwidth limits of Client->Server traffic to reduce movement desync when firing weapons
  • Updated the game credits
  • Renamed the fire-mode of the crossbow from semi-auto to single (https://feedback.bistudio.com/T174788)
  • The clutch for the M3S now triggers faster
  • Increased the inertia of the M3S
  • Slightly adjusted the weight of the M1025 Offroad to be able to climb climbing hills
  • Adjusted explosion sounds and ranges
  • Tweaked red tracer bullets for better visibility (https://feedback.bistudio.com/T173456)
  • Adjusted vehicles for better control on grass


  • Changed: Reduced the spawning of warm hats to account for newly added items


  • Added: Overhead lines for the railway network
  • Changed: Major overhaul for the Vybor Air Base (NWAF)
  • Changed: Moved ASVAL and VSS spawns from contaminated areas to high tier military areas and increased their numbers
  • Changed: Moved VSD and FAL to contaminated area spawns and decreased their numbers
  • Changed: Moved KA74, KA74U and M16A2 to higher military tier spawns


  • Changed: Base building items can no longer be placed in the Livonia underground
  • Changed: Moved ASVAL and VSS spawns from contaminated areas to high tier military areas and increased their numbers
  • Changed: Moved VSD and Aug from military to contaminated area spawns and decreased their numbers


  • Added: Group Spawning system (documentation)
  • Added: JSON file system to assign gear for players to spawn with (documentation)
  • Added: New gameplay json parameter to disallow items spawning in underground areas (documentation)
  • Added: Gameplay config ability to disable respawn of unconscious players from the ingame menu (documentation)
  • Fixed a typo related to vehicleparts resulting in CE errors
  • Fixed: Items spawned by CE as attachments are not affected by quantity min and max set in types.xml (https://feedback.bistudio.com/T171237)
  • Fixed: Certain spawnabletypes.xml setups could crash the server (https://feedback.bistudio.com/T168256)


  • Added: The server browser now displays the number of players in the waiting queue
  • Added: DLC section
  • Fixed: Traditional Chinese language was not properly functioning


  • Added: ‘Object.GetActionComponentsForSelectionName’, ‘Object.GetActionComponentCenter’, ‘Object.GetActionComponentCenterOOB’ and ‘Object.GetActionComponentMinMax’

  • Added: Expanded on the Door API for Building, adding in events, state accessors and getting the maximum door count
  • Added: “space” panorama layer
  • Added: “atmosphere” panorama layer, deprecated “sky” panorama layer
  • Added: Renamed “horizon” panorama layer, deprecated “horizont” panorama layer
  • Added: “spaceIntensity” to weather config, controls brightness of space texture
  • Added: “atmosphereIntensity” to weather config, controls how much of the atmosphere is visible
  • Added: Diag menu “DayZ render > Sky” for disabling individual parts of the sky (documentation)
  • Added: Script Editor: Dropdown ‘Build’ > ‘New Errors Are Warnings’, works same as command parameter ‘-NewErrorsAreWarnings=1’
  • Added: ‘HumanInputController.OverrideFreeLook’ to force enable/disable freelook
  • Fixed: Attached sounds would play at the origin of the parent when offset
  • Fixed: r-value would be ignored when finding a function to be called, i.e. a static function could be called through any variable like ‘GetGame().SpawnEntity’ where ‘SpawnEntity’ is a static global function
  • Fixed: Sky was purple in buldozer under circumstances where the weather was not being updated due to horizon not being initially set on world load
  • Changed:  Streamlined the deploy sound playback script implementation
  • Changed: ‘Object.GetBonePivot’ now supports memory lod, added ‘Object.GetMemoryLevel’
  • Changed: Moved ‘string.Get’ and ‘string.Set’ to native for slight performance improvement
  • Changed: Moved “starsIntensity” to lighting config to configure at each sun angle
  • Changed: ‘LightingNew’ config will now ignore any class that starts with ‘Default’, can be used for inheriting default parameters amongst sun angle/height/overcast groups
  • Changed: Config entries that expect a color now support a single float value as a grayscale entry without alpha (e.g. LightingNew diffuse entry)
  • Changed: ‘HumanInputController’ overriding supports ‘HumanInputControllerOverrideType’ to allow overriding a value for only one input frame
  • Changed: Exposed ‘moonDayIntensity’ and ‘moonNightIntensity’ in ‘DefaultLighting’ to config, previously hardcoded in 1.22 and earlier as 1.0 and 5.0 respectively


  • Added a warning icon to the “Disconnect Warning Session lost” error
  • The server browser now displays the time of day on the server
  • Fixed: It was not possible to interact with error message pop ups after losing connection with the controller (https://feedback.bistudio.com/T174566)
  • Fixed: Overlay elements were still present after accepting an invite to a server
  • Missing control hint to switch the camera position between shoulders
  • Fixed: The tooltip for “save character” was fully capitalized