‘Left 4 Dead’ gets spiritual sequel ‘Back 4 Blood’

Gelo Lasin

Remember that feeling of disappointment when Left 4 Dead became one of the hottest video game franchises, only for it to basically disappear for the next 10 years (and counting)?

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Now, it seems like L4D is (kinda) getting resurrected, as its developer Turtle Rock Studios is launching a similar game called ‘Back 4 Blood’ with Warner Bros.

The same creators and development team behind L4D will helm the project, making ‘B4B’ a spiritual sequel, although Turtle Rock insists that it’s not L4D3 (bummer).

However, the new game will retain the four-player co-op feature and the zombie-shoot-em-up style that made L4D an instant classic.

‘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.” said Turtle Rock in a statement.

There’s no word yet on a release date, but the game is expected to be released on the PC, PS4 and Xbox One.

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