Top 5 Free-to-Play Games That Ended Up Buy-to-Play

Top 5 Free-to-Play Games That Ended Up Buy-to-Play

What do you think when an upcoming game is announced as free-to-play? For some people, that’s great news. For others, it puts a big red…

Valve’s Artifact Plays Like Dota 2, Won’t Be Free-To-Play

Valve’s Artifact Plays Like Dota 2, Won’t Be Free-To-Play

As one game enters free-to-play, another exits. Valve showed off Artifact, the Dota 2 card game, to a number of press outlets earlier this week,…

H1Z1 Going Free-to-Play Today, Includes New Auto Royale Mode; Esports League Formally Announced

H1Z1 Going Free-to-Play Today, Includes New Auto Royale Mode; Esports League Formally Announced

Life comes at you fast. Last week, I opined that, despite its recent massive drop in players, H1Z1 wouldn’t be going free-to-play anytime soon. Today,…

Is H1Z1 Headed (Back) To Free-To-Play? We Don’t Think So

Is H1Z1 Headed (Back) To Free-To-Play? We Don’t Think So

UPDATE, 3/8: Welp. Original article: Several news sites are reporting that H1Z1, Daybreak Games’ battle royale title, has lost a huge chunk of its player…

Daybreak’s Next Game “Based On A Popular World-Class IP” And “Soon To Be Announced”

Daybreak’s Next Game “Based On A Popular World-Class IP” And “Soon To Be Announced”

It seems like we’ve been tracking what Daybreak Game Company is up to with its next project for years now. Technically, it’s only been just…

Hop Into The First Ever H1Z1 Free Week Starting Thursday

Hop Into The First Ever H1Z1 Free Week Starting Thursday

If you’re looking to get in some zombie action sometime soon, this coming Thursday might be a good time to do it. Daybreak Games will…

BombPoll #5: Most Overdone Type Of Online Game

BombPoll #5: Most Overdone Type Of Online Game

Last week, we asked you which game you felt wouldn’t be around for much longer — more on that later. This time, we’re asking you…

Amazon Game Studios Calls On John Smedley To Run San Diego Office

Amazon Game Studios Calls On John Smedley To Run San Diego Office

19 months after leaving Daybreak Game Company and just a month after shuttering the doors of his indie startup Pixelmage Games, John Smedley has found…

MMOBomb’s Top 10 Free-To-Play Gaming News Stories of 2016

MMOBomb’s Top 10 Free-To-Play Gaming News Stories of 2016

All the memes say 2016 was a lousy year in the real world. In the free-to-play world, things were … well, sometimes good and sometimes…

Job Posting Hints At Daybreak Working On New F2P Shooter

Despite what happened to EverQuest Next, H1Z1, and Landmark, it seems that Daybreak Game Company hasn’t completely given up on the free-to-play market. There’s a…

Daybreak Games Believes Early Access Is Good For The Entire Games Industry

Daybreak Games Believes Early Access Is Good For The Entire Games Industry

Much like pre-orders, gamers tend to have mixed feelings about the entire concept of Early Access. For some, it’s worth it to be able to…

What Game(s) Do You Wish Would Be Free-To-Play?

What Game(s) Do You Wish Would Be Free-To-Play?

As bad as things have looked the past few months for free-to-play games, there’s still quite a bit out there to play — and more…

Free-to-Play Retreats As More Games Shift To Up-Front Purchases

Free-to-Play Retreats As More Games Shift To Up-Front Purchases

Free-to-play gaming, at least on the PC, has taken a beating in the last year. Some games that seemed primed for free-to-play, or were announced…

Let’s Be Honest: Early Access Is Probably Only About Getting Immediate Money

Let’s Be Honest: Early Access Is Probably Only About Getting Immediate Money

Here’s a thought: The sole purpose of early access, at least for “persistent” online games, is to get as much money as soon as possible….

Daybreak: H1Z1 Split Was To Provide “Clearer Focus”

Daybreak: H1Z1 Split Was To Provide “Clearer Focus”

MMORPG.com has an interview up with H1Z1 Lead Designer Terrence Lee, and while it doesn’t address the biggest question we here at MMOBomb would like…

Free to Play Police: Daybreak Games Takes H1Z1 B2P…TWICE Ep. 2

Free to Play Police: Daybreak Games Takes H1Z1 B2P…TWICE Ep. 2

Remember when H1Z1 went into Early Access a year ago? Remember when it was announced as a free-to-play title from the start? Hell, remember when…

H1Z1 Splits Into Two Games Feb. 17, Will No Longer Be Free-To-Play

H1Z1 Splits Into Two Games Feb. 17, Will No Longer Be Free-To-Play

1+1 = 2, and apparently H+1+Z+1 = 2, as well. Daybreak Game Company today announced that H1Z1 will split off into two titles, one focusing…

Daybreak Games Suffers DDoS Attack Over Holidays

Daybreak Games Suffers DDoS Attack Over Holidays

It’s that time of year again. Winter holidays roll around, people have games to play and someone gets bored and kicks off DDoS attacks. This…

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