Left 4 Dead Creators Reveal Back 4 Blood Release Date Alongside First Gameplay Trailer

Today, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and developer Turtle Rock Studios, the developer behind the critically-acclaimed and best-selling Left 4 Dead franchise, announced the former's new co-op first-person-shooter, Back 4 Blood, is releasing on June 22, 2021 via the PS5, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, PS4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam and the Epic Games Store.

To accompany this news, the pair revealed two new trailers. The first of these two trailers is simply a cinematic, tone-piece trailer. The second though is our first-ever look at the gameplay. You can find both these trailers below:

"Back 4 Blood is a thrilling cooperative first-person shooter from the creators of the critically acclaimed Left 4 Dead franchise," reads an official pitch of the game. "You are at the center of a war against the Ridden. These once-human hosts of a deadly parasite have turned into terrifying creatures bent on devouring what remains of civilization. With humanity’s extinction on the line, it’s up to you and your friends to take the fight to the enemy, eradicate the Ridden, and reclaim the world."

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Back 4 Blood is set to release worldwide on June 22 via the PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, and PC. Below, you can read more about the game, courtesy of an official rundown of the game's key features:

  • Cooperative Story Campaign – Fight your way through a dynamic, perilous world in a four-player co-op story campaign where you must work together to survive increasingly challenging missions. Play with up to 3 of your friends online or go solo and lead your team in battle.
  • Competitive Multiplayer – Play with or against friends in PVP. Become a Cleaner, one of the immune survivors, with special perks or switch sides and play as the horrific Ridden. Both sides come with unique weapons, abilities, and specialties.
  • Extreme Replayability – A new “roguelike” card system creates different experiences each and every time, putting you in control to craft custom decks, roll different builds and undertake more demanding fights. The Game Director is constantly adjusting to player actions, ensuring exciting fights, extreme gameplay diversity, and tougher legions of Ridden – including mutated boss types up to 20 feet tall.