The October patch for Back 4 Blood has begun rolling out and comes with a lot of goodies, updates, and some extra attacks, definitely fitting for the Halloween period. The Children of the Worm expansion just released, and Turtle Rock Studios continues to update its co-op zombie shooter with new content. With the spooky season fast approaching, it only makes sense that the developer would want to celebrate this time with appropriate introductions.
Back 4 Blood Halloween Update
Back 4 Blood is not without its flaws, and there were technical issues with its release, not to mention that the overall experience was found by fans to be very difficult. However, the game still has a dedicated fan base. Since then, the studio has been working on improving the game, as well as releasing a number of significant patches with new content, and it looks like the latest update has a lot to offer fans.
For starters, Back 4 Blood introduced “No Hope Difficulty” for a matchmaking feature that will allow players to team up with “hardcore cleaners”. The game also includes six new cards, five Legendaries and one Luck, as well as some cosmetic additions such as new weapon and Purifier skins, as well as new sprays and emblems. Of course, as Halloween approaches, the update includes a new Fort Hope event that brings you treats in the Supply Lines and matching Purifier and weapon themed skins. In addition, the update includes a large list of changes to the campaign and a lot of bug fixes.
The new matchmaking feature sounds like a way for players to really challenge themselves. Despite complaints that the game was already hard, the Back 4 Blood update added an even harder difficulty, in case there are fans who really want to play the game with sadistic tendencies. Whether this Halloween update will be enough to attract new people remains to be seen, but it looks like a lot of work has been done on this update.
Although Back 4 Blood was touted as the spiritual successor to Left 4 Dead, many felt that the first game lacked what made the second so beloved. So when the game came out at the end of 2021, it was kind of a disappointment. While it can’t match the praise that Valve’s zombie FPS franchise has received, the amount of updates coming out should keep the game going.