Ever get sick of people camping out or hiding in bushes in PUBG? Well H1Z1's developer- Daybreak have announced some interesting changes for H1Z1 that may interest you.
With a clear goal of distancing themselves from the juggernaut that PlayerUnknown's Battleground has become, Daybreak plan to up the tempo and reduce game length by decreasing the time it takes for players to find loot, more vehicle spawns, and plenty of airdropped crates containing fancy items. Daybreak showcase their clear direction they intend to take with H1Z1 below.
"Our vision is for H1Z1 to be the dominant fast-paced, action packed game in the genre. This is what sets H1Z1 apart from its competition. PUBG is very clearly a slow paced, tactical experience. And they have certainly delivered on that vision. But ours has always been and will continue to be based on fast paced & action packed moment to moment gameplay. In the coming months, all of the updates and features we bring to the game will be driving towards fully delivering on this vision."
There's still no plan for weapon attachments, as this only encourages players to continue looting. "Attachments go against the DNA of H1Z1 -- they slow the looting phase and how they spawn is RNG. Plain and simple, they aren't going in." states the Daybreak update.
Daybreak posted an expected timeline below of how they intend a match to be played out with the winner crowned at approximately the 20 minute mark.
As mentioned early, vehicles will spawn more often. This is intended to quicken to pace of the game as players are more mobile and have the ability to explore. Here is where the REAL fun begins, H1Z1 plan to introduce explosive tips for weapons to help eliminate the increased amount of vehicles.
Balancing the loot RNG is another change incoming. "You can run through the game, hit up 10 houses, and find zero helmets. Then, on your 11th house, you find 10 helmets and it results in you being frustrated at the game. We have been working on a new loot system to take the RNG edge off of looting, provide a more consistent experience, and get you out of the looting phase and onto the killing phase in a more efficient manner." Claim Daybreak.
Hopefully Daybreak's vision for H1Z1 is successful and its player base returns. As PUBG has proved, the market for the battle royale genre is HUGE. For more details, visit Daybreak's post here.