Back 4 Blood comes to Xbox Game Pass at launch and a new PvP mode was revealed.
Back 4 Blood is bringing its zombie-slaying co-op shooter to Xbox Game Pass at Launch, and the Left 4 Dead spiritual successor also took to E3 to announce its new PvP mode.
The mode is called Swarm and puts human players against human-controlled zombie hordes. The trailer doesn’t provide any specific details, but does show off a player-controlled zombie manhandling opposing players. Of course the video also gives excited fans another look at the different ways you can tear zombies down alongside their friends.
Back 4 Blood comes from Turtle Rock Studios, creators of Evolve as well the minds behind the Left 4 Dead series. The game serves as a spiritual follow-up to Left 4 Dead, with teams of four taking down hordes of undead humans infected by a parasite called the Devil Worm. You can watch a few GI Editors survive its dangers in this episode of New Gameplay Today.
We were also treated to a deeper dive of the new PvP mode Swarm.
Back 4 Blood hits October 12 for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The trailer concludes with the news that Back 4 Blood is also launching day one on Xbox Game Pass. Those who pre-order gain access to an open beta that begins August 5