H1Z1

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Just before Christmas, H1Z1 developer Daybreak suffers another round of layoffs

Development community responds with #DaybreakJobs.

Here's what's changed, and what's coming up, in H1Z1 on PlayStation 4

"We've brought a ton of content and features to the game."

Survival H1Z1 game Just Survive shuts down in October

"Our promise is to do better and learn from every experience along the way."

Huge update for H1Z1: Battle Royale adds new map and enhancements

UPDATE: Daybreak open to bringing Outbreak to PS4 "in the future".

Digital FoundryH1Z1 on PS4 offers Pro owners a gameplay advantage

The 'supercharged' console delivers higher frame-rates and smoother action.

Embattled battle royale game H1Z1 goes free-to-play today

Existing owners get skins and crate pack.

H1Z1 renamed Just Survive in “most comprehensive update in the game's history”

Adds new map, base-building, weapons, loot, and in-game currency.

H1Z1: King of the Kill spin-off coming to consoles this summer

Early Access MMO is getting split into two different titles this month.

H1Z1, PlanetSide boss steps down following online harassment

John Smedley to take time off after a year of being targeted.

Lizard Squad attacks PlanetSide 2, H1Z1, more

In an apparent retaliation against Daybreak boss John Smedley.

H1Z1 dev unbanning cheaters who publicly apologise on YouTube

"I want to make sure it's clear there are consequences for cheating."

H1Z1 bans 24,837 players for cheating

"You don't think we know these cockroaches? We do."

Daybreak Game Company, formerly SOE, lays off several staffers

UPDATE: Studio offers its condolences in a new statement.

SOE has been sold off, can now develop multi-platform games

Studio rebranded as Daybreak Game Company.

Sony offering refunds on H1Z1's alpha following complaints about "P2W" micro-transactions

Offer ends Monday, dev calls backlash "blatantly unfair".

Sony's H1Z1 enters Steam Early Access in January

"Is H1Z1 going to be better than Day Z day 1? No it won't."

Chopping down trees and crafting bows in H1Z1

Coming soon to Steam Early Access.

SOE's zombie apocalypse MMO H1Z1 has been detailed

Build shelter, craft items, fight the undead and living alike.