28 Jul 2021 3:14 PM +00:00

Back 4 Blood Beta Starts In August, Further Details Revealed

The co-op zombie shooter, Back 4 Blood will be released on multiple platforms later this year.

Before that, fans can catch a glimpse at what the spiritual sequel to Left 4 Dead has to offer through its upcoming beta.

Read More: Is Back 4 Blood Coming To Xbox Game Pass?

Back 4 Blood Beta Starts In August, Further Details Revealed

Turtle Rock Studios and Warner Bros Games have highlighted more details about the upcoming beta.

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Two Betas

The beta will be split into two types:

  • Early Access Beta (August 5 - August 9) - those that pre-ordered the game or have signed up to the site for a chance to receive a code.
  • Closed Beta (August 12 - August 16) - open access for everyone.
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Maps

There will be four playable maps:

  • Two maps will be for co-op.
  • The other two will be for the PvP mode, Swarm.
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Swarm

  • Two teams of four face each other.
  • Face each other in best-of-three rounds.
  • Play in either a team of Ridden (infected-type) or a team of Cleaners (humans).
  • Six Ridden variants: Bruiser, Retch, Hocker, Exploder, Crusher and the Stinger.
  • Cleaners types: Mom, Evangelo, Holly, Walker, and Hoffman.
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Other features

  • An arsenal of weapons to use.
  • Integrated community hub through Fort Hope.
  • Cross-gen support.
  • Cross-play assistance.
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