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‘Left 4 Dead’ Dev Reveals New Co-Op Game ‘Back 4 Blood’

16 March 2019

Interactive Entertainment. It 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".

The developers behind the original Left 4 Dead are making a new spiritual successor, and they're committed to one-upping L4D in every way.

There's no screenshots or footage of Back 4 Blood yet, however.

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One of the titles that defined the early days of the Steam digital distribution platform on PC was a cooperative first-person shooter called Left 4 Dead.

Despite Back 4 Blood being a long way from completion, Turtle Rock is in need of bolstering its development team and wants to hear from fans of its previous games while crafting this one.

Turtle Rock's Chris Ashton also spoke about the project saying, "It's hard to overstate what an awesome opportunity this is".

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Still, for anyone that has been asking for a Left 4 Dead 3 to transpire all these years, Back 4 Blood sounds about as close as we're going to get to a proper zombie-shooting sequel. There will be a campaign and player versus player, but no, it won't fall into the growing trend of battle royale games. Our goal is to take all we've learned and push forward.' calling the game 'the biggest challenge in this studio's history'.

"We are going back to our roots and at the same time innovating on them", said Turtle Rock's community manager.

"We are thrilled to partner with the proven Turtle Rock Studios team on Back 4 Blood to advance the co-op zombie genre forward with innovative multiplayer gameplay", said David Haddad, President at Warner Bros. "We know this title has to stand out and we fully intend to make that happen", said co-founder and creative director Phil Robb. Stay tuned to Shacknews for additional gaming and tech updates. All I'll say is I hope it's more than just "Left 4 Dead with the serial numbers filed off". 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.

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Additionally, the company wanted to let the industry know it is working on something big because it is looking to hire new talent. We love getting to know and interact with our community and the sooner we can do that, the better!

‘Left 4 Dead’ Dev Reveals New Co-Op Game ‘Back 4 Blood’