Infestation: Survivor Stories, the massively multiplayer online zombie survival game that was called The War Z until some pesky trademark issues forced a name change, has over 1.3 million players worldwide.

Publisher OP Productions also shared today that that game has 400,000 players monthly, with more than 100,000 players logging in daily. It notes the game launched in December, which is trueish. The War Z launched on Steam this past December to a ravenous zombie horde of issues, and was removed shortly thereafter for false advertisement of game features. The game re-launched in February and currently holds a Metacritic rating of 20.
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INFESTATION: SURVIVOR STORIES SURPASSES ONE MILLION USERS

LOS ANGELES – July 23, 2013 – OP Productions, a leading publisher of massively multiplayer online games (MMOGs), announced today that more than 1.3 million players worldwide have registered to play its zombie survival MMO game Infestation: Survivor Stories. Since the launch of its Foundation Release in December of 2012, Infestation has continued attracting new players while retaining its existing players, resulting in a large community with highly populated servers on which to play. Some of the current stats from the game include:

· Over 1.3 million registered players to date
· More than 400,000 players log in per month
· More than 100,000 players log in daily
· Average player has spent more than 95 hours playing
· More than 51,119,373 characters created to date
· More than 2,248,355,148 zombies killed
· More than 52,000 clans created with more than 500,000 players belonging to one of the clans

"We're really happy to see such enthusiasm for Infestation from players as we continue to develop new content for the game," said Executive Producer Sergey Titov. "We remain committed to providing the best gaming experience for our fans by using community feedback to polish existing gameplay and to help us plan for additional content, which will be released in a large update later this summer."

Infestation is an online, multiplayer, survival-simulation game set in an open world plagued with zombies. Players are thrust into this post-apocalyptic world five-years after a viral outbreak that ravaged the human population and left, in its wake, a nightmare of epic proportion. Hordes of undead zombies roam the cities, and the few remaining human beings have devolved into a lawless, nomadic society where the sole objective is to survive at any cost. Players must use skill and cunning in order to acquire food, weapons and other supplies necessary for survival. While navigating the vast landscape, they will discover cities teeming with the undead as well as other players that may or may not be friendly.

Players can visit http://infestationmmo.com/ for more information.

About OP Productions, LLC
OP Productions, LLC is a Delaware based publisher. The group is responsible for publishing and operating games based on the Infestation IP.

About Hammerpoint Interactive
Hammerpoint Interactive was formed in 2011 by a team of experienced developers looking to create a fresh experience in the online, multiplayer arena. With members of the team coming from large publishers, such as Electronic Arts and Activision, as well as having worked on large multiplayer games, such as World of Tanks, they bring a unique skillset to multiplayer game development that appeals to both hardcore and mainstream gamers. The company is backed and financed by Arktos Entertainment Group.

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This article was originally published on Joystiq.

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