Official Site: H1Z1
Studio: SOE, now Daybreak Game Company
Launch Date: January 15, 2015 (Early Access)
Genre: It’s a Battle Royale game now.
Business Model: B2P (Cash Shop)
Platform: PC

MassivelyOP’s guide to MMO Halloween 2018

Whether or not you consider yourself too old to put on that Hulk or Sparkle Twilight costume and prance ("HULK PRANCE") around the neighborhood...

Daybreak confirms that ex-H1Z1 sandbox Just Survive is still sunsetting tomorrow

It looks like Just Survive's sunset is really happening. Back in August, Daybreak announced that it was sunsetting the sandboxier zombie survival half...

Daybreak mourns the passing of H1Z1 Software Engineer David Avram

The Daybreak Games team behind Z1 Battle Royale announced today that Software Engineer David Avram has sadly passed away. His passing comes...

H1Z1 brings tricks and treats with Hauntfest event

As H1Z1 players await the beginning of season 2 in November, the folks at Daybreak Games are bringing a haunting holiday celebration...

Just Survive will in fact survive beyond its planned October sunset

Last month, H1Z1 players got the sad (if not entirely surprising) news that Daybreak would be sunsetting the game's Just Survive...
It's a playground.

The Daily Grind: What online game template will be the next to take off?

Like many of you, I remember the rise of MMOs when it was actually happening. I remember when shooters were king too. And I...

H1Z1’s PC ‘Z1 Battle Royale’ gets its first big update under its new joint studio today

When Daybreak announced its new investment and development partnership with NantWorks and Jace Hall set up shop inside the company, H1Z1 fans...
If I had known then what I know now, I... would have felt no different, really, but it might have mitigated stuff.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 186: The perfect storm of MMO news

Justin and Bree discuss WildStar's sunset, Pearl Abyss' acquisition of CCP and EVE Online, the new Lord of the Rings MMO, THQ Nordic's buy-up of 38 Studios MMO Project Copernicus, the Daybreak NantWorks investment/venture, Old School RuneScape, and MMO emulation.

Zombie MMO Dead Frontier 2 is in early access to scratch the H1Z1 Just Survive itch

I'm not quite sure how we missed Dead Frontier 2, but there it is on Steam, happily calling itself an MMO and an...

Daybreak announces new investment, new H1Z1 and EverQuest mobile titles, and a new esports arena

Today does seem to be the day for big financial bombshells, doesn't it? Turns out Daybreak had a card up its...
Everything's going fine.

H1Z1’s professional league is allegedly struggling in viewers, attendance, and actually paying its players

It looks like H1Z1 is having some problems with its professional e-sports league. This isn't entirely news, as the league faced controversy right...

The MOP Up: PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds lets gamers tattle on each other (September 2, 2018)

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some...
this is fine

H1Z1 on PlayStation 4 will be getting new Arcade modes and new Daily Challenges

While its original focus of building zombie survival has been separated and ultimately sent to live with a nice farm family upstate,

Daybreak is sunsetting Just Survive in October, and it never even really launched

I'm sorry to report some Daybreak news tonight that sadly won't come as a shock to most gamers: The studio is sunsetting

H1Z1 fans are quibbling over whether Jace Hall can really save the game on PC

The 12 million dudes and dudettes playing H1Z1 on PlayStation 4 this summer need to know two things this week. For one, the...

Jace Hall confirms that he’s H1Z1’s new PC lead, promises the sky

The rumors and hints are true: Monolith's Jace Hall has made the jump over to Daybreak to take on the position as...

H1Z1 has officially launched on the PlayStation 4 as Jace Hall joins the H1Z1 PC team

Daybreak's battle royale game H1Z1 has been through more ups and downs and ups again in the last few years than most games...
Someone thinks this is neat!

H1Z1 launches on PlayStation 4 on August 6

Things are going to change in H1Z1 on August 6th. For one thing, the game is officially launching out of open beta...

H1Z1 officially launches on PlayStation 4 next month

The hopes, dreams, and (most importantly) finances of Daybreak go with H1Z1 as it officially launches on PlayStation 4 this August 7th....
oh nooooo

Latest PS4 H1Z1 patch tunes vehicle mechanics and introduces new lighting varieties

The latest patch for the PS4 version of Daybreak's popular battle royale title H1Z1 goes live today, featuring vehicle tuning, lighting updates,...