Back 4 Blood early access and open beta starts in August

Back 4 Blood, touted as the spiritual successor to Left 4 Dead, is set to release on October 12, but players excited for the game can get a sneak peek at it as early as next week, when early access goes live from August 5-9.

If you’re looking forward to participating in the early access and open beta of the game next week, there’s a ton of content to look forward to, including 2 PvE Campaign maps, 2 PvP Swarm Mode Maps, 5 playable cleaners, and much more. Additionally, the game will be cross-gen and cross-play capable as early as the beta.

How do I participate in the Back 4 Blood Early Access and Open Beta?

back 4 blood early access time slot

The Back 4 Blood Early Access will begin on August 5 – 9 (August 6 at 3 AM Philippines) and pre-ordering the game will guarantee entry into early access. Take note that all versions of the game will be offered on retail in Southeast Asian markets except the PC version. For more information on where to pre-order, check out the full list of retailers HERE.

Alternatively, Players can also register at the Back 4 Blood website for a chance to participate in early access. Codes are limited, so not everyone who registers will be given a shot at early access.

If you’re not in a hurry, the Open Beta will take place on August 12 – 16, and all players will be able to access the game whether they’ve pre-ordered or not.

For console players, PS Plus and Xbox Live is NOT required to participate in the early access or open beta.

A detailed FAQ that various questions and concerns about early access and open beta can be seen HERE.

Back 4 Blood is set to release on October 12, 2021 for the PS4, PS5, Xbox Series, Xbox One, and PC.

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