The long-awaited early access beta for Back 4 Blood is announced with a new release date and gameplay trailer during Summer Games Fest 2021. Turtle Rock Studios will develop the game, which will be released by Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment for PC and consoles. Here’s everything we know thus far about the game.
When is Back 4 Blood Open Beta Release Date?
Back 4 Blood early access open beta release date is scheduled for August 12th, 2021, for all those who pre-order the game on any platform. The full game will be available for Windows, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X and Series S on October 12, 2021, and will have crossplay and cross-gen support.
Back 4 Blood’s gameplay is quite similar to that of its spiritual predecessor, Left 4 Dead. Both are cooperative games for four players and PvP games for eight players, with a focus on teamwork and replayability. The game is set in a post-apocalyptic world after a global outbreak triggered by a recently discovered extraterrestrial parasite converted the majority of humankind into the “Ridden.”
Back 4 Blood New Gameplay Trailer
Cards are a new addition to Back 4 Blood. At the start of each level, players must assemble a deck of cards that alter different aspects of gameplay, such as the patient’s life, damage, and stamina. Along with player cards, the AI Director will deploy Corruption cards to hamper the player’s progression. The AI has the ability to produce more opponents, activate a fog effect, and boost the scale of the horde. Check out the new trailer here:
— Back 4 Blood (@back4blood) June 10, 2021
According to the developers, the game has a more extensive plot than the previous Left 4 Dead titles. They went on to say that the players are doing more than just surviving and seeking safe-havens. They are fighting zombies in order to build safe zones. In addition, unlike the everymen in Left 4 Dead, the Cleaners (survivors) are more capable and competent. This is mirrored in the Cleaners’ conversation, who no longer sounds fearful of the infected. All the new 8 Cleaners and their abilities are shown here:
— Back 4 Blood (@back4blood) May 20, 2021
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