Daybreak Games have today revealed that “the original standalone battle royale game” is coming to PS4. H1Z1 on PS4 is specifically designed to be on console, with; a new weapon progression system, new weapons and gear as well as a fully reworked interface. The game also features a new equipment system making the loot and inventory system simple. The crafting system however has been removed.
H1Z1 on PS4 will make us of the port’s increased mobility to bring the player one step closer to that battle royale action. The game’s pacing has been altered to speed up the pace of the game, as well as airdrops being revamped to keep players invested in the fight.
H1Z1 Producer Terrence Yee said:
“H1Z1 on PS4 is true battle royale mayhem. We have reimagined the game for PlayStation 4 and have designed it to accentuate the essentials of battle royale that make the genre so exciting to watch and play. … We have added key gameplay differentiators to keep the game frantic and fun — an action shooter’s dream of fast-paced battle royale.”
How do you feel about this news? Might be nice to see one of the original battle royale games on this generation of consoles. You can join the Closed Beta, starting this weekend, by visiting the H1Z1 website. There is also an Open Beta planned for May 22nd. Starting today through May 22, 2018, players can preorder a special H1Z1 bundle for $29.99 for unique in-game cosmetic items that will be granted at the start of Open Beta. They’ll also be given a dynamic theme at the time of purchase. PlayStation Plus Members will receive 20% off their preorder purchase.
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