H1Z1 Is Splitting Into Two

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Daybreak Games announced today that they will be splitting H1Z1 into two separate games. They will be entitled H1ZI: King of the Kill, and H1Z1: Just Survive. Both games will have their own independent teams working on these titles. H1Z1: King of the Kill will be a multiplayer experience, while H1Z1: Just Survive will be what is currently known as H1Z1. H1Z1: King of the Kill will be available for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in the Summer of 2016.

“H1Z1: King of the Kill is all about the spectacle,” said Jens Andersen, Executive Creative Director of Daybreak Games. “All of the game modes will feature unique gameplay elements that invite prowess, chaos, glory, and a little bit of ridiculousness all into one fight. The next game mode we introduce will make vehicles an important part of the exhibition, adding another layer of energy and turbulence to the mix as players have to move rapidly to different areas of the map in order to stay alive.”

Andersen added, “H1Z1: Just Survive development will remain focused on creating an open-world survival experience. We are working on creating a world that’s immersive, that captures the mindset of the last remaining humans trying to survive a post-apocalyptic zombie-filled wasteland – what does it feel like to be forced to scavenge for resources, to have to construct shelters to live, to aid or hinder the last remnants of human civilization? It’s a richer gameplay experience and we want to make sure we do it justice.”

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