In case there was any doubt that people were clamoring for a new Left 4 Dead, the spiritual successor to Turtle Rock Back 4 Blood peaked at 100,000 concurrent players during last weekend’s trial period.
Available for people who pre-ordered the game or otherwise obtained beta keys, Back 4 Blood jumped fast Top 10 games on Steam last week With a concurrent peak number of 98,024 (via SteamDB). While that beta ends today, Turtle Rock is running a minor pre-release beta this weekend, starting Thursday, August 12. Top by this time next week.
Created by the original developer of Left 4 Dead, Back 4 Blood sure has all the signs of a worthy successor to Valve’s zombie-blasting series. but who Less distinct group of survivors to the situation against it Loses the dynamic of the fan-favorite mode in L4DMorgan and I have our doubts that Back 4 Blood can truly live up to the legacy of Left 4 Dead.
Return 4 blood will also be Always online at launchTurtle Rock is exploring the possibilities of an offline mode. On the upside, any future playable content will be playable As long as at least one person in your party owns it—No need for all your friends to search for the same content.
Back 4 Blood launches on Steam, Epic Games Store, and Xbox Game Pass on October 12.