As it turns out, many people look forward to a new spiritual successor to Left 4 Dead 2 based on player numbers collected via SteamDB. Back 4 blood ‘s beta hit nearly 100,000 active players on Saturday night.
Back 4 blood is being developed by Turtle Rock Studios, the original people behind it left 4 Dead. After just a few hours of play, it is very obvious that Back 4 blood tries to be that Left 4 Dead 3
It was so popular that it broke into the top 10 most played Steam games as discovered from PCGamesN. It has had more players in the past few days than usual Steam heavy hinder like Warframe
At the time of this writing, aboutBut 75,000 players are actively playing the beta. Not nearly as many, but still a surprisingly high number.
This makes this 98k player character all the more What is impressive is that it is currently in a closed beta state. So oonly People who pre-ordered or otherwise snapped up an early code can play. The full, really Open Beta goes live on August 12th and runs until 16. I’m expecting player numbers will explode if so based on these early closed beta stats.
While the beta was a huge hit on Steam and other platforms, it wasn’t a perfect beta. Some server issues resulted in players not being able to play. Stranger Back 4 blood Closed beta players encountered zombies who seemed to be shouting the N word.
WB Games explains Kotaku that zombies don’t offend people. Instead, two sound files played at the same time and randomly generated the offensive sounding word. WB Games hopes to have the issues fixed by the game’s launch in October.