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The Day Before: Release Date, Platforms, Gameplay, Features, PC Specs

Everything about the open-world zombie survival MMO, The Day Before, from its release date to features, platforms, gameplay, and PC specs.
The Day Before: Release Date, Platforms, Gameplay, Features, PC Specs

Excited to take a bite out of the upcoming Zombie survival MMO, The Day Before? We are too! This is a highly-anticipated game, which has been sitting at or close to the top of the Steam Wishlist for quite some time.

Developed by FNTASTIC and published by MYTONA, this open-world experience was delayed a bit due to a move to Unreal Engine 5. In this article, we will explain everything you need to know about The Day Before, starting with its release date, a countdown to launch, and platforms, followed by gameplay and features, alongside the PC system requirements (specs).

When Does The Day Before Release? Countdown to Launch

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The Day Before looks incredibly detailed, and it launches on 1 March 2023! (Picture: MYTONA)

As mentioned at the start of this article, The Day Before was delayed from its initial release date of 21 June 2022 until 1 March 2023.

If you are hungry for some brains...sorry...we mean zombie survival action, then check out our countdown clock below, ticking down the days and hours until The Day Before's launch.

Countdown to The Day Before's release date
50 days, 11:42:27

The Day Before Releasing on Consoles? All Platforms

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Find out which platforms The Day Before will be available on. (Picture: MYTONA)

The Day Before will release on PC first, followed by a yet-to-be-announced console release date. From the information available so far, it appears that The Day Before will only release on current-gen consoles, aka the PS5 and Xbox Series X/S.

At the time of writing, there is no clear indication if The Day Before will, at some point, release on PS4 or Xbox One. It does seem unlikely.

The Day Before Gameplay & Features

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Pump those zombies full of led! (Picture: MYTONA)

The Day Before is an open-world MMO survival experience featuring a whole lot of zombies. The game takes place in post-pandemic America, overrun by flesh-hungry infected and survivors killing each other for food, weapons, and cars. It even features social elements inspired by games like Animal Crossing.

Check out some gameplay from The Day Before, showcasing environments, gunplay, crafting, and more.

If that's not enough to get the blood pumping, then learn more about The Day Before via an official list of key gameplay features below.

  • Survive at All Costs – Search abandoned vehicles, houses, and skyscrapers as you scavenge for resources.
  • Enter Places No One Else Dares – Crush the infected and other players with realistic weapons, becoming a legend of the new world.
  • Discover the Vast Post-Pandemic World – Explore beautiful yet dangerous places with stunningly detailed vehicles.
  • Find a Colony of Survivors – Take part in the restoration of the former society before it’s too late. In the survivor colony, you can sell your loot and communicate safely with other players.

The Day Before PC Specs: Minimum & Recommended

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Find out if your gaming rig has what it takes to run The Day Before with the official PC specs. (Picture: MYTONA)

On the game's official Steam page, the minimum and recommended system requirements, aka specs, have been revealed. Check out The Day Before's PC specs below.

The Day Before Minimum PC Specs:

  • OS: 64-bit Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-4430 / AMD FX-6300
  • Memory: 10 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 2GB / AMD Radeon R7 370 2GB
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 75 GB available space
The Day Before Recommended PC Specs:
  • OS: 64-bit Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-6600K / AMD Ryzen 5 1600
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB / AMD Radeon RX 580 4GB
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 75 GB available space

Please note that at the time of writing, it is unclear if the PC specs will change. The game did move to Unreal Engine 5 in May 2022, so we will have to wait and see if the PC specs remain the same.

We will endeavor to update you about all the latest The Day Before details, news, and, later on, guides so that you can stay up-to-date with the zombie survival MMO leading up to and following its release.