DayZ just released a new stable branch 0.45.124426 to live. Here are the patch notes
This comes a week after they announced that they we switching to an entirely new in-house rendering engine and just a few weeks after announcing 64-bit servers.
It's clear that the team is dedicated to providing a stellar title before Dean departs to New Zealand later this year.
Once these big patches are released, you can bet that we will be joining the fray.