Posts Tagged ‘H1Z1’

Fight For The Crown: $300k H1Z1 Tournament Coming

Daybreak Game Company has announced that the next big tournament for H1Z1: King of the Kill with a prize pool of three hundred grand for those willing to throw their hat into the ring. The tournament comes alongside a documentary on eSports to be aired on the CW, culminating in the 75-person tournament. First prize […]

Daybreak Game Company Promises Support For H1Z1: Just Survive

Ever since Daybreak Game Company split H1Z1 into its two parts, players of the environmentally focused Just Survive have grown pretty frustrated over a perceived lack of support. It wouldn’t surprise many to hear that King of the Kill has been receiving the bulk of DGC’s attention, especially when you consider that the game draws […]

Down The Line, Where Does H1Z1 Stand?

Earlier this year, Daybreak Game Company announced that they would be splitting off H1Z1 into two separate games: King of the Kill and Just Survive. Since February, the games have been operating as two separate products leading myself and some others to ask: How have they fared? Looking at the statistics, it’s safe to say […]

[Video] H1Z1: KOTK Unveils New Ignition Mode

Daybreak Game Company have released the official trailer for H1Z1: King of the Kill’s newest game mode, Ingition. Ignition is a high-intensity, frenzied game mode where the clock is always ticking. Players are outfitted with an explosive device that’s set to blow unless they gear up fast, jump on their ATV, and gun it to […]

Daybreak Game Company in “Growth” Mode

Laura Naviaux Sturr, chief publishing officer over at Daybreak Game Company, sat down with Gamesindustry.biz in order to discuss the developer’s last year, certain hurdles, and how the company is looking forward. Over the past year, Sony Online Entertainment was spun off into its own company under a new name, saw massive layoffs and the […]

Daybreak Reneges On Free To Play, Splits H1Z1 In Half

Free to play your way is going away as Daybreak Game Company announced today that the zombie game will be split into two separate titles, with both requiring a down payment in order to get into. Since its announcement, Daybreak has billed the title as early access with an eventual launch into free to play, […]

John Smedley Talks The Future Of H1Z1

Daybreak’s John Smedley took to Reddit today to discuss the future of H1Z1, and while the title might have you concerned (given where this has lead in the past), it doesn’t include shutting the game down. The list of upcoming features includes the obvious, fixing bugs and improving AI while also adding in new content. […]

Hacking Down 90% In H1Z1, Says Smedley

Daybreak Game Company has quite a history of cracking down hard on cheaters, and in a recent Reddit post John Smedley has claimed that hacking in H1Z1 is down 90% compared to last month. The honest reality is that we’ve knocked hacking down to about 10% of what it was a month ago. We’re still […]

H1Z1 To Introduce Test Servers/Auto-Bans This Week

H1Z1’s next update is scheduled for April 16th, adding improved grouping/friend systems, ironing out more bugs, and introducing throwable weapons. Players will be happy to know that it also introduces a test server so updates can be previewed and (hopefully) tested before they go live. Bringing up a test server that launches from steam for […]

H1Z1 “The Tears Of A Hacker” Video

The folks at H1Z1 have put together a video narrating the multitude of emails to customer support from players banned for cheating. While some try to plead, others feign ignorance or resort to a slurry of obscenities. Either way, the end result is rather entertaining.