Frequently Asked Questions

General Questions

Q: What kind of game is Back 4 Blood?
A: Back 4 Blood is a cooperative first-person shooter, zombie horror game with a heavy emphasis on multiplayer and replayability.
Q: What is the story in Back 4 Blood?
The Back 4 Blood story takes place after a catastrophic outbreak where most of humanity has either been killed or infected. Hardened by the unspeakable events and emboldened to fight for humanity, a group of veterans of the apocalypse called the Cleaners have rallied together to take on the parasite-infected horrors known as the Ridden to take back what is left in the world.
Q: Who is developing Back 4 Blood?
A: Turtle Rock Studios is developing Back 4 Blood.
Q: Who is publishing Back 4 Blood?
A: Warner Bros. Games is publishing Back 4 Blood.
Q: When does Back 4 Blood release?
A: Back 4 Blood released on October 12, 2021 and is available now.
Q: What platforms is Back 4 Blood available on
A: Back 4 Blood will be available for Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One consoles, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4 and PC.
Q: Which PC platforms is Back 4 Blood available on?
A: Back 4 Blood is available now on Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One consoles, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4 and PC.
Q: How much does Back 4 Blood cost?
A: Back 4 Blood is available now in Standard Edition ($59.99), Deluxe Edition ($89.99) and Ultimate Edition ($99.99).
Q: What type of multiplayer modes does Back 4 Blood have?
A: Back 4 Blood supports up to four players in online cooperative modes and eight players in PvP (player versus player) Swarm mode.
Q: Can I play Back 4 Blood solo?
A: Back 4 Blood supports a Solo Campaign mode that has all cards unlocked so players can create & test various deck builds, familiarise themselves with the layout of the Missions, and Ridden corruption cards played by The Game Director. Queuing for Solo Campaign will put you in the Campaign with 3 AI teammates. These AI teammates will assist you in various ways such as healing and using offensive items.
*Please note, a correction was made to this answer that contained outdated info.
Q: Is an internet connection required to play Back 4 Blood?
A: Yes, an internet connection is required to play all modes in Back 4 Blood.
Q: What kind of multiplayer modes will Back 4 Blood have?
A: An internet connection is not required to play the solo offline Campaign mode with progression or Training mode. Once the offline Campaign mode update has been downloaded, an internet connection is not needed to play either of these modes. Please note, PC players may still need to download an update for the latest version of Back 4 Blood from time to time to continue playing the solo offline Campaign mode.
Q: What is the story in Back 4 Blood?
A: The Back 4 Blood story takes place after a catastrophic outbreak where most of humanity has either been killed or infected. Hardened by the unspeakable events and emboldened to fight for humanity, a group of veterans of the apocalypse called the Cleaners have rallied together to take on the parasite-infected horrors known as the Ridden to take back what is left in the world.
Q: Is an Xbox Live Gold membership or PlayStation Plus subscription required to play Back 4 Blood?
A: An Xbox Live Gold membership or PlayStation Plus subscription is not required to play the offline Campaign mode or offline Training mode on PlayStation or Xbox consoles. However, PlayStation Plus or Xbox Live Gold is required to play Back 4 Blood online modes on PlayStation or Xbox consoles.
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