H1Z1 lost 91% of its Players in last seven months
Before PUBG and Fortnite made battle royale a massive phenomenon, it was H1Z1 that popularized battle-royale mode to modern gaming industry on PC. However, in the storm of success experienced by PUBG and Fortnite, H1Z1 has lost much of the discussion about the game. A recent Steam Charts data also reveals that H1Z1’s most popular version, H1Z1: King of the Hill has lost 91% of its player base since July 2017. GiyHyp first broke the news of poor player retention of H1Z1 in last 7 months.
King of the Hill is the most popular game mode of H1Z1 and plays in battle-royale mode similar to PUBG and Fortnite. While in early access, PC players can buy King of the Hill separate from the Just Survivor mode of the game. King of the Hill once reached the peak of #3 on Steam concurrent players chart with peak high of 150,000 players and had an average player count of 86,000 players per hour in July of 2017.
The massive success of H1Z1 was prior to unprecedented success of PUBG and Fortnite though. Analysis of Steam Charts reveal today that H1Z1 King of the Hill has the latest peak player count of 8,523 players and ranks #63 on Steam.