DayZ Creator Reveals New IP "Ion" at E3 2015, Coming First to Xbox One and PC

Dean Hall's Ion will be released first on Xbox One and PC; watch the debut trailer now.


During Microsoft's E3 2015 briefing today, DayZ creator Dean Hall appeared on stage to reveal his next game, which is called Ion, and is in development at his new studio, RocketWerkz.

Hall described Ion as "not a game," but more of a universe that's defined by physics, biology, and chemistry. Official details are light at the moment, but you can watch its debut trailer below.

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Ion is coming first to Xbox One and PC--that wording suggests it could be released on PlayStation 4, too, but this has not been confirmed.

The game will be playable on Xbox One before it's even done through Microsoft's just-announced Xbox Game Preview program. This is an Early Access-style initiative where users can play Xbox One games before they are finished to provide feedback to developers.

Hall quit DayZ developer Bohemia Interactive at the end of 2014.

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