New Items on Test Server (30/04/2015)

Posted on 30/04/2015 at 10:25AM UTC
Along with the latest patch that is on the H1Z1 Test Server right now comes a few new items, My favourite item is the new Metal Doorway! Here are some of the notable additions:
 
There are also hints at future items coming in later patches!
 

Patch Postponed (30/04/2015)

Posted on 30/04/2015 at 1:03AM UTC
This weeks patch has been postponed for a day, statement from Greg Henninger (Community Manager) below.

Greg Henninger (Community Manager) wrote:
Hey everyone!

Things are coming in a little to hot right now to patch tomorrow morning. We are going to move the patch to Friday morning.

Elements of the patch will be going onto the Test Server tonight and tomorrow morning. If you are going to leave feedback from the Test Server, use the tag [Test Server] when creating a new post.

We will be looking at your feedback and this week we have more time to correct last minute issues.

Next week and ideally we will be patching to Test Server on Tuesdays and patching to Live on Thursdays. Giving you at least 2 full days to test the current build and for us to make changes.
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New Player Head Options Coming Soon!

Posted on 29/04/2015 at 9:51PM UTC
Sebastian Strzalkowski (Art Director) wrote:
Working on more player head options now, skin tinting next. #Viktor #H1Z1dev @H1Z1game

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Medical Research Facility WIP #2

Posted on 29/04/2015 at 1:50AM UTC
Sebastian Strzalkowski (Art Director) has graced us all with another work in progress of the "Kurama Health and Medical Research Facility", it has also been stated that its planned to be south east from the Governor's Mansion.

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Wipe #4 Coming 30/04/2015

Posted on 28/04/2015 at 10:00PM UTC
Greg Henninger (Community Manager) wrote:
Thursday will be a pretty sizable patch. New female model, Steam Marketplace, First Person BR and more. We are also going to grant everyone a Daybreak Logo shirt to celebrate the release of our new site and logo. We will have some new crafting elements and UI goodness. We will have more specifics about everything going into the patch in the patch notes on Wednesday evening.

A patch this size and the back-end changes on our side mean that we need to do a full player and server wipe. All of your items that are tied to your account will remain but all items in your inventory and player built structures will be reset. We don't do wipes unless they are necessary and will improve the stability of the game.

Those of you who have been through it before, wear your Player Wipe One shirts with pride this week.

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New Items in Database

Posted on 24/04/2015 at 6:16PM UTC
The following items have been added to our H1Z1 Item Database:

Night Vision Goggles
In-game
M67 Frag Grenade
In-game
Grat's Grits & Corn
In-game

Hyperpheron Podcast: Episode 1 (23/04/2015)

Posted on 23/04/2015 at 7:00PM UTC

In our first episode of the Hyperpheron Podcast we discuss the upcoming patch, Steam Marketplace, Hardcore BR and the May roadmap.

Pre-Patch Livestream 5PM Pacific (22/04/2015)

Posted on 22/04/2015 at 9:00PM UTC
Jimmy and Adam are going live for the Pre-Patch Livestream on the H1Z1 channel at 5PM PT (8PM ET / 1AM BST).

Jimmy will also be live on another show just before the main stream discussing the patch with Twitch.tv/TheMittaniDotCom at 4PM PT (7PM ET / 12AM BST).


Greg Henninger (Community Manager) wrote:
We are going to have our Pre-Patch Livestream today at 5PM Pacific over on Twitch.tv/h1z1.

Steve and Adam are going to be showing off some of the new things you can expect to go into tomorrow's patch. They will be showcasing things like grenades, Steam Friends and the first pass of the H1Z1 Virus.

Roadmap Alterations (22/04/2015)

Posted on 22/04/2015 at 8:16PM UTC
Daybreak announced today that some features of the roadmap have been moved around again. To summarise the changes, Steam marketplace has been pushed back for the second week in a row, while First-Person Battle Royale has also been pushed back a week. While Steam friends was moved up to the 16th, it was not implemented and is now back to the 23rd.

On the other hand, the 23rd now sees the addition of grenades and the ability to inspect restrained players.

Greg Henninger (Community Manager) wrote:
We made some changes to the Roadmap today. As you will see, we added a few new features to tomorrow's patch and pushed some back to next week. We really wanted to get the Steam Marketplace in this week but it's just not quite ready and that is something that needs to be perfect when it launches.

We are meeting this week to flush out what we want to fill our May Roadmap with. We have lots of awesome ideas and it should be pretty exciting. Expect to see the May Roadmap filled on Friday this week or early next week.

If you haven't seen yet, we added in a week that we call our "Quality of Life" patch. This is a week that lets us go back and clean up any fixes we want to make from past patches without having to kick a new feature out the door. It will be good for the stability of the game.

April 23rd Update

April 30th Update

Medical Research Facility WIP

Posted on 22/04/2015 at 12:39AM UTC
Sebastian Strzalkowski (Art Director) just posted some more images on twitter of the "Kurama Health and Medical Research Facility" Work in Progress.

Sebastian Strzalkowski (Art Director) wrote:
Building the hospital like a Game of Thrones intro. #H1Z1Dev @H1Z1game

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