H1Z1, a zombie MMO from SOE, is coming soon

Feeling flu-ish?

Sony Online Entertainment boss John Smedley said on Twitter that a new post-apocalyptic MMO called H1Z1 will be coming “soon.” A new episode of the Game Talk Live podcast, set to show at 8 p.m. Eastern will reveal some early gameplay footage, says Polygon

Smedley says that you’ll play as an apocalypse survivor stuck in a world filled of zombies. He also teased that following this evening’s reveal, H1Z1 will be playable soon. He said on Twitter that “you can play it yourself soon. and by play I mean play fully.”

Expect a day/night cycle, the ability to light things (and zombies) on fire, and fort building. 

We’ll be following along with the Game Talk Live podcast tonight. Stay tuned.

Dale North