"You'll be able to shoot up a lot of zombies like in Left 4 Dead, but there's a whole lot of new stuff in Back 4 Blood which makes it unique", says the FAQ. Turtle Rock, who originally worked with Valve on the series, have just announced Back 4 Blood, a co-op zombie shooter which sounds an bad lot like a spiritual successor to their acclaimed franchise. In fact, at the time Valve purchased Turtle Rock in early 2008 (several months before the first game was released), Valve president Gabe Newell said the purchase was "an easy decision" due to "our expectations for Left 4 Dead".
From the creators and development team behind the critically acclaimed, co-op phenomenon Left 4 Dead, Back 4 Blood is designed from the ground up as an original, premium title and marries the best of what made the co-op zombie shooter so successful with new features and state-of-the-art technology. While Turtle Rock hasn't released many details about the game, it said on its FAQ page it's now focusing on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. That's really all we know at the moment: the studio says to keep an eye on their Discord channel for more news.More news: Nicol slams Liverpool performance: Atrocious, as bad as I've seen!
"It's hard to overstate what an awesome opportunity this is", said Chris Ashton, co-founder and design director.
"We are not resting on any past laurels". Its goal is to take all it's learned and push forward. There will be a campaign, there will be PVP, but it will absolutely not be a battle royale game. It calls "Back 4 Blood" the "biggest challenge in this studio's history". "We know this title has to stand out and we fully intend to make that happen".More news: HP recalled more batteries in January, but gov shutdown delayed news
The team couldn't commit to whether microtransactions would be in the final game but said it wasn't a focus of the development right now and promised "if we do have paid post-launch content, like microtransactions, we want to do something that the community feels good about". No release date window has been announced, but the team is targeting PC, PS4, and Xbox One versions.More news: Watch The Trailer For 'The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann'