The War Z Renamed to Avoid Confusion With World War Z

The War Z has changed its official name to 'Infestation: Survivor Stories'...

Hammerpoint Interactive’s The War Z, the PC zombie survival MMO, has changed its official name to Infestation: Survivor Stories.  According to Hammerpoint, “This change has come about primarily as a result of some confusion and trademark issues with a similarly titled property.”

That property is likely World War Z, but could also be Bohemia Interactives DayZ.  Hammerpoint ensures current players will not be affected, and it is just a name change, nothing more.

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The War Z‘s official Twitter and Facebook pages have been deleted.

This name change is more than likely also an attempt for rebranding for Hammerpoint, as The War Z received a lot of criticism after its release.

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Check out our review, which emphasizes more of the positive side of The War Z.

Source: IGN

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