Z1 Battle Royale

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Z1 Battle Royale
Z1 Battle Royale cover
Daybreak Game Company
Forgelight Engine
Release dates
Windows February 28, 2018

Key points

Previously known as H1Z1 & H1Z1: King of the Kill

General information

Steam Community Discussions
Steam Community Discussions (Test Server)


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
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Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\UserOptions.ini[Note 1]
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/433850/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Black bars on loading screens but game and HUD scale perfectly to 21:9.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Toggle with Alt+ Enter
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
FPS cap defaults to 250, see Frame rate limit to adjust the cap.
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Borderless fullscreen windowed[edit]

Modify UserOptions.ini[3][4]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open UserOptions.ini.
  3. Near the top, modify the value of Mode to WindowedFullscreen.
  4. Save your changes.


You may also modify the value of FullscreenMode to Windowed which changes the Alt+ Enter behavior.
Borderless mode will always result in a loss of performance and may introduce input lag.

Frame rate limit[edit]

Modify UserOptions.ini[5]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open UserOptions.ini.
  3. Find the key MaximumFPS and set the value to your preferred max fps.
  4. Save your changes.

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Solo, Duos and Fives (up to five)
Direct IP


Protocol Port(s) and/or port range(s)
TCP 80, 443 (launcher and VoIP)
UDP 20040-20199, 5062
This game does not support Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) for automatic port configuration.

VR support[edit]

|vorpx = true

|vorpx modes = G3D |vorpx notes = Officially supported game, see official vorpx game list.

Issues unresolved[edit]

Cursor randomly disappearing in menu[edit]

Restart game to get cursor back.[6]

Don't use the Steam overlay on loading screens[7]

Issues fixed[edit]

Game hangs after choosing character[edit]

Delete character[8]
  1. When choosing character, delete your current one and create a new one.

Game is very dark[edit]

As you see, scenes are very dark.
As you see, scenes are very dark.
Set Lightning Quality to Low in your options menu[9]

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 10
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes


Middleware Notes
Anti-cheat BattlEye [10]

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3 Dual-Core with Hyper-Threading
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 20 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 275 series or higher
DirectX 10 compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectX Compatible Sound Card
32-bit systems are not supported.


  1. When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).
  2. File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/433850/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (433850) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.