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​Daybreak Games Announces H1Z1 PS4 Launch Date and Reveals New Features

Press release   •   Jul 27, 2018 09:30 BST

27 July, 2018: Daybreak Games® has announced that H1Z1®: Battle Royale for PlayStation®4 is leaving Open Beta and officially launching as a free-to-play game on August 7!

The official launch of H1Z1® will include a host of new features and in-game content, including:

  • Two New Weapons: The explosive RPG and deadly SOCOM Sniper Rifle add new tactical layers to H1Z1’s® fast-paced gameplay
  • New Vehicle: The ARV fits an entire fives squad, with a pop-out hatch for your team’s best marksman
  • Battle Pass Season 1: Players can now unlock new additional content across 3 distinct reward lines (free, premium, and PlayStation® Plus)
  • Two New Launch Bundles: Gear up with the Hardline Deluxe Bundle or kung-fu inspired Viper Starter Bundle for max character customisation
  • Additional Performance Optimisations and more: Weapons, movement, airdrops, and loot distribution have all been tuned and improved

Reimagined and designed specifically for the console shooter player, H1Z1® on PS4 has already welcomed over 10 Million players in Open Beta. To learn more about H1Z1’s® launch offerings, visit here:

About H1Z1®: Battle Royale

H1Z1®: Battle Royale is a fast-paced, competitive battle royale shooter. Parachute in and search for weapons, ammo, vehicles and supplies to stay alive. As toxic gas compresses the map, develop a winning strategy and prepare for the final showdown. H1Z1 is available for free on Windows PC and is in Open Beta on PlayStation 4. Visit for more information.

ESRB Rating: Rated T for Teen for Violence and Blood.

About Daybreak Games

Daybreak Games® is a worldwide leader in massively multiplayer online games and emergent gameplay best known for its blockbuster hits and franchises, including the original standalone battle royale game, H1Z1®, EverQuest®, EverQuest®II, PlanetSide®2 and DC Universe™ Online. Daybreak also publishes The Lord of the Rings Online™ and Dungeons & Dragons Online® for Standing Stone Games™. The forward-thinking publisher, developer and creator of compelling online entertainment for a variety of gaming platforms is headquartered in San Diego, and has development studios in Austin, TX; Boston, MA; and South Korea. To learn more, visit: