Back 4 Blood Open Beta New Trailer Showcases Co-Op and PvP Action

Co-op and PvE action is the main focus of the newest video.

Game publisher Warner Bros. Games and developer Turtle Rock Studios have announced a new trailer for Back 4 Blood showcasing its Open Beta contents.

The new video features what to expect in Open Beta with Early Access this coming August 5, 2021. It will feature the all-new PvP mode called the Swarm, where two squads of four will face off in a best-of-three series of rounds. They will have to swap between playing as Cleaners and Ridden, as well as additional campaign content.

For those who are interested to join the gory and zombie-killing fun, the Back 4 Blood early access will begin early for those who pre-ordered the game from August 5 to August 9. While the open beta will officially start from August 12 to August 16. You can check the start date and time for your region above.

The early access and open beta will be on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC.

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The Back 4 Blood Open Beta will feature the following content:

  • Two maps for the “Swarm” PvP mode
  • Two co-op maps to fight off Ridden with your friends
  • Play as Mom for the first time, as well as other Cleaners: Evangelo, Holly, Walker and Hoffman
  • Play as six different Ridden variants in “Swarm,” including the Bruiser, Retch, Hocker, Exploder, Crusher and Stinger
  • Various weapons to check out, cards to build decks and Ridden to slay
  • Explore the Fort Hope communal hub
  • Cross-play and cross-gen support

What is Back 4 Blood?

From the people behind Left 4 Dead, Back 4 Blood is a first-person co-op zombie shooter that features thrilling, dynamic moment-to-moment gameplay. The narrative focuses on the aftermath of a catastrophic outbreak of a parasitic Devil Worm that consumed most of humanity in the world and turned them into flesh-eating zombies.

When will Back 4 Blood come out and what platforms?

Back 4 Blood will be available on Xbox Series X|S, PS4, PS5, and on PC this October 12, 2021.

Will Back 4 Blood also launch on day one in Xbox Game Pass?

A BIG YES.