About the game
H1Z1 is a fast-paced highly competitive battle royale shooter where players grab weapons, drive vehicles, and run-n-gun with the goal of being the last one standing at the end of the match.
Z1 Battle Royale returning to its original creator Daybreak Games
Just a few weeks after they rebranded H1Z1 to Z1 Battle Royale, and refreshed it with a major update, NantG Mobile are giving up on the game and returning it to its original developer Daybreak Games. NantG will now focus on mobile titles.
Z1 Battle Royale aims to reclaim the top spot with Season 3
NantG have released full patch notes for the new Z1 Battle Royale update that introduces Season 3 which brings reworks to combat, movement and new missions and challenges. The devs describe Season 3 as a return of the battle royale king.
H1Z1: Battle Royale on PlayStation 4 gets free for all deathmatch
Daybreak Games are releasing a new season for H1Z1: Battle Royale on PlayStation 4 on 21 February 2019 and it will bring Training Grounds, ranked leaderboards, a new battle pass with 100 tiers and a brand new mode - Free For All Deathmatch.
Daybreak Games hit with layoffs, Smedley estimates around 70
In spite of some more recent successes with H1Z1's PlayStation 4 performance, Daybreak Games can't seem to catch a proper break and their founder John Smedley estimates that as many as 70 workers have lost their jobs in the company.
H1Z1's Just Survive component might just survive after all
Just Survive will apparently not be shut down any time soon as the developers, Daybreaker Games, will attempt to simply put it in maintenance mode while trying to figure out a way to reintegrate it in Z1, which is the PC version of H1Z1.
Daybreak Games change H1Z1's name to Z1: Battle Royale on PC soon
Daybreak Games have released patch notes for H1Z1 where they mentioned that the PC version of the game will soon be known as Z1: Battle Royale. There is also a new road map that is rather confusing but still dedicated to the new brand.
DayBreak Games and NantG Mobile to launch H1Z1 Battle Royale
It turns out that DayBreak Games will soon see H1Z1 and EverQuest ported to mobile, after a "strategic investment" in the company led to creation of NantG Mobile, who will take up the mantle for bringing the two titles to Android and iOS.
Daybreak will be shutting down H1Z1: Just Survive in October
Even though the game formerly known as H1Z1: Just Survive has never really left Steam's Early Acceess, Daybreak Games have announced that the game's servers will be shutting down permanently come October 2018. And players don't seem happy.
H1Z1 launches on PlayStation 4 with a hefty day one update
H1Z1: Battle Royale has now officially left the open beta stage and is a full release on PlayStation 4. According to Daybreak Games, the BR shooter will continue the trek on free to play with microtransactions as the main source of revenue.
Daybreak announce release date for H1Z1 on PlayStation 4
Daybreak Games had their break with the decision to go to PlayStation 4 with their H1Z1 battle royale. The game has seen much success in open beta, so it's time for the game to go full fledged on 07 August 2018 with new rewards and content.