Daybreak Games Has Another Round Of Layoffs

Daybreak Games Has Another Round Of Layoffs

If Daybreak Games isn’t headed toward a full studio closure yet, they’re about on their way as the company has yet another round of layoffs this week. The studio, previously known for H1Z1, and currently working on titles like DC Universe Online and Planetside, has been having trouble staying afloat in recent years. In the […]

H1Z1 Will Change Names Again to Z1 Battle Royale… But Why?

Some news out of the blue today as H1Z1 will officially change its name for the fourth time and will become Z1 Battle Royale moving forward. Daybreak Games has handed over the reins to a new developer, NantG, but will still remain the publisher of the title as they have taken over all of the assets […]

H1Z1 is Receiving a Free Expansion on the PS4 for Season 3

The PS4 version of H1Z1 is going to be getting a free expansion update with a ton of new content for the game as Season 3 kicks off next week. Daybreak Games will be kicking off Season 3 on February 21st, which will include what they’re calling the “largest update in the history of H1Z1 on […]

H1Z1 Pro League Will Shut Down Due To Several Issues

Oh, H1Z1 Pro League, we hardly knew ye. Word came down this morning that the esports league would be closing up shop due to several issues. Twin Galaxies co-chairman Jace Hall sent out a message to players and organizers, which ESPN got a copy of, letting everyone know the 2ND Split was suspended indefinitely and that everyone […]

Daybreak Games Announces All Their Halloween Events in Their Titles

Like a lot of developers, Daybreak Games have decided to do a few different Halloween events for their respective titles. But rather than reveal them one-by-one, the company has released a complete list of what they have in store for you during the rest of October. If you have one of the games in the […]

Daybreak Games Adding New Content to H1Z1 on PS4

This morning, Daybreak Games gave a bit of a preview to some of the new additions they have on the way for H1Z1 on the PS4. While it may not be a laundry list of additions and improvements like a lot of people usually hope for in battle royale games, these are significant additions that […]

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The PS4 Version of H1Z1 Will Finally Receive Battle Royale

In case you’ve been wondering when the PS4 version of H1Z1 would finally receive the full version of Battle Royale mode, the time is nearly upon us. Today Daybreak Games made the official announcement that the mode would leave open beta and be added in-full to the console on August 7th. As a bit of […]

Daybreak Games Celebrates 10 Million H1Z1 Players on PS4

The folks over at Daybreak Games would like to celebrate an H1Z1 milestone on the PS4 they achieved faster than some thought they might. The company announced earlier today that they have reached 10 million players on the console version of the game, reaching that goal far sooner than expected. It does make sense, if […]

H1Z1 is Getting a New Map Called Outbreak for Battle Royale

For those of you who haven’t abandoned H1Z1 completely and still love the game, you’ll be getting a new map this week called Outbreak. We have pictures for you, as well as details from the developers below in their press release for it this morning. But the short version is you’re getting an 8×8 map that’s […]


Fortnite Players Keep Trying to Build in PUBG and H1Z1

Fortnite has changed a lot of things about the landscape of video games in general, but one of the less-reported side-effects of the ridiculous amounts of popularity for Fortnite: Battle Royale is the tendency for hardcore players to forget that building is not a thing in other games. Yes, players are now starting to report hilarious […]

PlayStation Shows Off New Footage of H1Z1 on Their Console

For a lot of battle royale players, they’ve already moved onto PUBG or Fortnite and have left H1Z1 behind. But Daybreak Games isn’t planning on just going off into the sunset, as the company is working toward releasing the game on the PlayStation 4. To get some hype going for the game before it’s released […]

Daybreak Games Backpedals from Allegations of Russian Ownership

Daybreak Game Company, formerly Sony Online Entertainment, was bought out by an investment firm back in 2015 and changed its name. The studio is mostly known for developing the shooter H1Z1, but has also worked on Everquest II and Planetside 2. However, the developer is in trouble now not for its game history, but a connection to a […]

Michelle Rodriguez and Kristine Leahy Will Guest Star on H1Z1 Pro League

The H1Z1 Pro League is making every effort to stand out with their inaugural season kickoff, including bringing in some star power as Michelle Rodriguez (Fast and Furious, Avatar, Girlfight) and Kristine Leahy (American Ninja Warrior, The Herd) will be joining in the festivities. Both women will be on stage at the “Twin Galaxies Esports Center” to […]

H1Z1 Partners with AKRacing While Tickets for ProLeague Go on Sale

Today the H1Z1 Pro League dropped a couple pieces of news regarding their next season of play. The first being that tickets for the league are now on sale, and the other being they’ve formed a new partnership with AKRacing. First with AKRacing, as the company will be providing all 75 players with an H1PL-branded gaming chair […]

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Opinion: Using Video Games as a Fearmongering Scapegoat is Nothing New

Some of you may have caught this opinion piece that crept up on CNN this week, in which the author posits the idea that playing videos games on a regular basis is going to help train the next mass shooter. The article wildly claims that video games, VR titles especially, help train players in what it’s […]

H1Z1 Finally Leaves Early Access With A New “Auto Royale” Mode

Its been a minute since we heard some massive news from H1Z1 as other battle royale games have been dominating the news. But today, Daybreak Games officially announced that H1Z1 is leaving Early Access and is available on Steam and PC download, along with a new game mode called “Auto Royale”. The new mode is […]

Looking Over The Next Few Updates Coming To ‘H1Z1’ At PAX West

While a lot of the focus in the battle royale genre has been on another title, a lot of eyes have been on H1Z1 to see how Daybreak Games would respond to all the new stuff that’s now in a marketplace that they had previously cornered for a while. I got a chance to visit […]

‘H1Z1’ Gets Another Huge Update, Including Bringing Back Skirmishes

You can only run so fast when you’re running by yourself. For real, ever since BattleGrounds came out, we’ve been getting a bevy of updates to H1Z1, as if they’ve been in cold storage this entire time. Today, Daybreak released a new set of updates, complete with a trailer for you to watch about them, […]

‘Battlegrounds’ Boasting One Million Sales While ‘H1Z1’ Tries To Fix Issues

There’s an old adage that says “You can only run so fast when you’re running by yourself.” Once you get competition, you start to feel the pressure and do everything you can to make yourself better. Which is why it’s so cool to see the fight for battle royale shooters is getting interesting. Today, PlayerUnknown’s […]

‘PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ Community Is Becoming What ‘H1Z1’ Could Not

So since H1Z1 never seems to leave early access, Bluehole Studios decided to take matters into their own hands and created a multiplayer match of their own with PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. If the feedback online is any indication, the game is being judged as far superior with its own issues and quirks that people are trying to […]