Upcoming free-to-play zombie survival title H1Z1 will be launching tomorrow morning in early access form, and developer Sony Online Entertainment has revealed that up to 200 servers will be available to play on, varying between Player Versus Player and Player Versus Environment.
John Smedley, CEO of the company, took to Twitter
to reveal a handful of details about the game's launch, including that servers will begin first in North America and then Europe. A user pressed Smedley on whether Australian/Oceanic servers will be available, with the CEO responding that it's "going to be all about demand" on whether that happens. He did however note that SOE do have an Australian data centre, which currently facilitates the company's PlanetSide 2 local servers.Specific rulesets for the servers and any other details will all be outlined in the coming days, Smedley confirmed.
H1Z1 will be launching tomorrow, January 16th, at 4:00am AEST for those counting the hours. It will be available directly through Steam at a price point of $19.99, however a $39.99 package will also be available that includes 25 event tickets, 3 airdrop tickets, 4 keys, 6 crates and an exclusive Aviator Hat crafting recipe.