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Back4Blood, spiritual successor to Left4Dead, announced at The Game Awards

The successor of the Left 4 Dead series premiered a cinematic trailer, gameplay and announced important dates for the player base.
Back4Blood, spiritual successor to Left4Dead, announced at The Game Awards

Warner Bros. Games and Turtle Rock Studios gave us a lot of information during The Game Awards 2020 regarding Back 4 Blood.

A cinematic trailer, gameplay footage, closed PC alpha testing and release dates -- to be exact.

Here’s everything you need to know from The Game Awards exciting announcements for Back 4 Blood.

Back 4 Blood First Look and Release Date

To start off with a bang, we were shown two trailers: a cinematic one and a gameplay one. You can check both trailers below:

Back 4 Blood Cinematic Trailer

Back 4 Blood Gameplay Trailer

The gameplay trailer premieres a variety of locations, zombies and weapons whilst the cinematic trailer gives some screen time to the crisp animations and graphics we might see in the FPS Survival Horror game. 

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(Picture: Turtle Rock Studios)

Another Back 4 Blood Gameplay Showcase is programmed to stream 17th December on the Turtle Rock Studios Twitch, YouTube and Facebook. 

Back 4 Blood Alpha Testing

Right after the Showcase, closed PC alpha testing will be open to players. You can register right now at for a chance to be a part of a once-in-a-lifetime test run, taking place from 17th December to 21st December.

Finally, Back 4 Blood is scheduled to release on June 22, 2021 for Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Xbox One, PlayStation 5, Playstation 4 and PC. The speculated release for Nintendo Switch will not be happening, at least not right from the get-go.