Browsing tag: Daybreak Games

PlanetSide Studio Daybreak Games Lays Off Multiple Employees Amid Company “Realignment” News 0

News 0 Daybreak Games, the studio behind free-to-play games like PlanetSide, H1z1 and more, have confirmed that they have laid off a number of employees as part of a company-wide “realignment.” Here’s the official statement sent to Gamasutra: We are taking steps to improve our business and to support our long-term vision for the existing franchises and […]

DC Universe Online Nintendo Switch Port Confirmed for Summer Release News 0

News 0 The DC Universe Online is going to come to the Nintendo Switch! You’ve read correctly, Nintendo Switch players will have the chance to join in the fun with Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC players. There has been no full release date established as of yet. However, the developers have promised that DC Universe Online […]

H1Z1 Update Reverts Back to 2-Year Old Patch for Season 3 and Now Known as Z1BR, Full Patch Notes Listed News 1

News 1 Who said gamers always want something new? Remember how H1Z1 was the original battle royale game all those years ago? While games like PUBG, Fortnite, and Apex Legends have seemingly taken over the genre, H1Z1 is going back to its roots to reclaim its throne. With the start of Season 3: Return of the King, […]

PlanetSide Arena Delayed, New Release Date Planned to Launch Simultaneously With PS4 Version News 1

News 1 Originally set to launch in January 2019 before being moved to March, PlanetSide Arena is getting delayed once more. Over on the game’s official site, Daybreak Games penned a letter to fans thanking them for participating in the closed beta, and how it’ll launch the game simultaneously wit the PS4 version. Another big thing in […]

PlanetSide Arena New Release Date, Closed Beta and Founders Season Announced News 0

News 0 Announced just last month, PlanetSide Arena is Daybreak Games’ answer to the battle royale craze and was originally set to launch in January 2019. Well, that isn’t happening now. In a new announcement today, the studio announced the PlanetSide Arena new release date, and it’s on March 26, 2019! While the actual release date might […]

PlanetSide Arena Announced for Release in January 2019, Features Class-Based Gameplay & Supports 1,000 Players a Match (Update) News 2

News 2 Update: Our first gameplay look at PlanetSide Arena is here! Check it out below. Original Story: Daybreak Games has announced a new entry in the PlanetSide universe titled “PlanetSide Arena.” According to Daybreak, the game is a new “massive scale multiplayer sci-fi shooter” which features a class system, dynamic in-match and seasonal progression, and can […]

H1Z1 Developer Daybreak Games Lays Off 70 People News 0

News 0 Here’s some bad news to ruin your weekend: H1Z1 developer Daybreak Games has reportedly laid off a chunk of its staff, with the layoffs affecting various departments within the studio. It’s estimated that the Daybreak Games layoffs amount to 70 people give or take based on Daybreak President John Smedley’s tweet which has since been […]

H1Z1: Just Survive Shutting Down This Coming October News 0

News 0 You know what they say, “every good thing must come to an end.” Or in this case, every game in in Early Access, doesn’t make it out of Early Access — even if it costs actual money to play, had microtransactions and so on. In a blog post, Daybreak Games has announced that Just Survive, […]

H1Z1 Developer Daybreak Games Hit With Layoffs News 0

News 0 While H1Z1 is poised to hit the PlayStation 4 very soon, not everything is going well with the studio behind the game, Daybreak Games. In a statement sent out to media, Daybreak Games has confirmed that the studio has been hit with layoffs. “Daybreak confirms we are realigning our workforce to better position our company for […]

H1Z1 PS4 Beta Release Date Set for May 22, Full Game Will Be Free to Play News 0

News 0 In a press release, Daybreak Games has announced that the H1Z1 PS4 beta release date is set for May 22! What’s more, the full game will be free-to-play. According to Daybreak Games, the PS4 version of the original battle royale game has been designed specifically for the console, and will have a new weapons, weapons […]

H1Z1 Going Free to Play on Steam, “Appreciation Pack” Rewarded for Buyers News 3

News 3 If you ever wanted to play H1Z1 but didn’t have the dough (or didn’t want to fork any of it), then your patience has been rewarded! Daybreak Games has announced that H1z1 is going free to play (f2p)! More details about the H1Z1 f2p initiative can be read below. Starting today (10 a.m. PT), H1Z1 […]

H1Z1 Player Count Drops to 90 Percent Since It’s June 2017 Peak News 0

News 0 H1Z1 player count drops to just 8,000… Are you still playing Daybreak Games’ H1Z1? If you are, you might have seen a massive H1Z1 player count drop since last year. According to Steam Charts (via MMOGames), the H1Z1 player count has dropped from 150,000+ players, to just 8,000 from June 2017 this February 2018! While […]

H1Z1 Pro League Announced, First Season to Start in Early 2018 News 0

News 0 Daybreak Games’ H1Z1 is going to have its own league as the new H1Z1 Pro League has been announced. In partnership with Twin Galaxies, which will host the new Pro League Division for H1Z1, the press release states a “player-first” approach to the competition scene, with a guaranteed player minimum salary (baseline salary of $50K), […]

H1Z1 Developer: There Wouldn’t Be PUBG Without H1Z1, Claims It’s a “Fast Follow” Opportunity News 6

News 6 At this point in time, there’s no denying that PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is a massive success. While there are millions of people playing it, it’s not the first game of its kind. Games like DayZ and even H1Z1 came out before PUBG, though they didn’t have this level of success. Speaking to IGN, H1Z1 developer Daybreak […]

New H1Z1: King of the Kill Update Adds New Weapon, Overhauls Combat News 0

News 0 Daybreak Games has released a rather hefty H1Z1: King of the Kill update, and not only does it add a new weapon, but it significantly changes the game’s combat. Make no mistake, this is one BIG update, that there’s even “Combat Update Goals” from the studio which we’ll link to later. According to Daybreak, the […]

H1Z1 to Change Name, Update Adds New Map, and Lots More News 1

News 1 In a press release, Daybreak Games has announced that H1Z1 will now be known simply as “Just Survive” to further separate itself from the H1Z1 universe. This rebranding is said to represent the studio’s “evolved vision” for the game, and lay out the foundation for future updates to come. Speaking of updates, Daybreak Games has […]

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