Back 4 Blood delayed to October 12, 2021

1 : Anonymous2021/03/25 16:05 ID: md1q6e
Back 4 Blood delayed to October 12, 2021
2 : Anonymous2021/03/25 18:33 ID: gs79o2l

This is gonna be a longggg ass year

ID: gs7qo3p

This was a safety net party game for the summer. Looks like it's back to single-player games for me.

ID: gs7reik

At least we get Abes new game next month with plus!

ID: gs9260w

ya, good thing Ass Creed is long af as I'll probably still be playing that by October lol

3 : Anonymous2021/03/25 16:32 ID: gs6ry8g

Well, as long as they do right I would hope they take the time they need. I am looking forward to this game and maybe my co-op buddy will have a PS5 by then.

ID: gs95bj2

I think/hope that this will be the attitude going forward for at least a little while, both from gamers and developers alike. You guys take all the time you need to make a good game, we’re happy to wait as long as that takes.

TRS are the reason Left4Dead is a thing. I trust them to do this. I realize that I’m in the minority of having a blast with EVOLVE, but I think it’s because the game didn’t start to get really “good” until the exodus of people leaving it happened (so everyone that was left knew how to play the game... and it wasn’t a game where you could carry a weak teammate. You needed a full cooperating, coordinating, and communicating team or you were better off being the monster). I bring it up, because TRS proved their commitment to supporting the game right up until 2K physically prevented them from doing it anymore. (Fuck 2K)

Ok controversial statement behind me (phew). I didn’t get to play the B4B beta, but I understand that it had the makings of a decent game with some (fixable) problems ahead of it. That they’re taking the time to do so, over racing to meet a release date, is the right step here. I hope that the game comes together and look forward to getting shot in the back by my friends while they leave me bleeding out as a distraction for their escape.

4 : Anonymous2021/03/25 18:07 ID: gs75yhf

This just in, 2021 is delayed

ID: gs7snz6

Basically this year in a nutshell, at least when it comes to games, tv series, and movies. Some because of covid and some because of, well, reasons.

5 : Anonymous2021/03/25 16:43 ID: gs6tlyp

man the only thing I can think of that we are getting this year is re8 and ratchet n clank. it seems like every game keeps getting delayed, its a bummer.

ID: gs7f2oj

It’s October 2021 still this year?

Anyways, there’s also Deathloop & Returnal in May. And there will be more games announced that will release by years end.

ID: gs6udns

Returnal looks really cool.

ID: gs7705e

Kena too! With Returnal, Ratchet & Clank & Kena in year 1 I'm happy with that. Add in Deathloop (could be average but I'll probably get it) Hopefully Horizon comes out early next year too

ID: gs7j14u

It really sucks to see how many people are sleeping on it. Then again innovative AAA games dont tend to be the best sellers. Add to it thats a Roguelite with gameplay similar to doom which means its gonna be hard as shit and its not that odd that its not grabbing the casual adience as much as the average open world AAA genre does. Still hope its finds it niche and has enough sales to be considered a succes and spawn even more content/sequels if not other similar games much like souls games influenced souls likes.

ID: gs7do13

Yeah why does this game not get acknowledged? It's also going to be just on PS5, which I thought people wanted more next gen exclusive stuff?

ID: gs7pe9j

Idk what everyone expected. Covid was and is a pretty big deal that disrupted a lot of operations across many industries.

If anything, I'd be wary of games that don't get delayed.

6 : Anonymous2021/03/25 16:40 ID: gs6t6tb

Few positives:

1) Gives me more time to finish my backlog

2) Helps make the beginning of the year less expensive

3) Perfect Halloween game

7 : Anonymous2021/03/25 16:07 ID: gs6odmb

Something something, Miyamoto quote.

ID: gs6ouw2

something something look at cyberpunk.

ID: gs7fxxs

Something something Witcher 3 at release

ID: gs6p92g

I never understood that quote lol. What if the game thats being delayed was always going to be bad to begin with? Delays didnt help Duke Nukem Forever, or Cyberpunk!

ID: gs6t3yq

Because the quote is old and out of touch.

That said games shouldn't be rushed out the door anyway. It never ends up well.

ID: gs6p04x

A game is a game

ID: gs79xt8

“Video games are bad for you? That's what they said about rock n' roll.”
― Shigeru Miyamoto

ID: gs6t5jz


8 : Anonymous2021/03/25 19:08 ID: gs7ex0x

Fuck sake man. Any time I see an initial release date from now on, I'm going to expect the game to come out 3 months + later because the last 5 games or so I've looked forward to, every single one has been delayed at least one time.

Edit: At least we're getting an open beta in the Summer so that's nice. Hopefully it's across all platforms not just PC.

9 : Anonymous2021/03/25 19:23 ID: gs7h7s4

Aw man this sucks, was really looking forward to this game

10 : Anonymous2021/03/25 20:35 ID: gs7rceu

I really, really hope they add couch co-op but it doesn’t seem like it.

11 : Anonymous2021/03/26 13:38 ID: gsag7h8

What even is the point of release dates at this point

12 : Anonymous2021/03/26 15:39 ID: gsaw6ju

Benched 4 Bugs

13 : Anonymous2021/03/25 17:50 ID: gs73jam

Publishers and Devs.......stop announcing release dates unless you have > 95% confidence you will hit that mark or, project manage better.

ID: gs7b6cp

Exactly, I would have been fine without a release date before, I don't get why they had to announce it if they weren't sure.

On the other hand, hopefully this will give them enough time to rework a lot compared to the alpha, it didn't look that convincing there

14 : Anonymous2021/03/25 18:44 ID: gs7b95e

Happily impatient for this one....been waiting for (essentially) Left 4 Dead on a Playstation for a looooooong time!! Gonna be a grand ole time.

15 : Anonymous2021/03/25 16:12 ID: gs6p3rb

Pain, just pain

16 : Anonymous2021/03/25 17:17 ID: gs6ypde


17 : Anonymous2021/03/25 20:08 ID: gs7nort


18 : Anonymous2021/03/25 20:33 ID: gs7r7ja

Hurts me because I know that Left 4 Dead 2 will never come to newer consoles.

19 : Anonymous2021/03/25 20:48 ID: gs7t7xm

Expect more delays. 2021 is the year we’ll feel all the troubles the pandemic caused in terms of development of games.

20 : Anonymous2021/03/25 21:05 ID: gs7vgy7

Oh well ........

I just hope this date actually holds!

21 : Anonymous2021/03/25 21:29 ID: gs7yksn

It definitely needed it! the balance in the alpha was rough... like really rough

22 : Anonymous2021/03/26 10:06 ID: gs9x0vh

Going to be a boring ass spring and summer

23 : Anonymous2021/03/26 14:48 ID: gsapbuz

Ok, guess I'll be keeping killingfloor 2 installed for a bit longer.

B4B success seems dependant on an active community. A good day one launch seems very important for laying that foundation and they should take as much time needed to ensure that happens. I'm looking forward to this game!

24 : Anonymous2021/03/26 16:15 ID: gsb15ss

I play PC but by the time I get to play this game it’s already gonna be dead. Damn man.

25 : Anonymous2021/03/26 19:29 ID: gsbrw59

I was surprised they announced it at The Game Awards and then said it was coming out in Late Spring/Early Summer. Seemed fast then.

26 : Anonymous2021/03/25 17:10 ID: gs6xqbl

I'm okay with this. The only game I wouldn't be okay with getting delayed is Village. I would lose my mind. These next six weeks are gonna be so slow 🙁

27 : Anonymous2021/03/25 18:26 ID: gs78qi7

Good idea I believe. Halloween season, they could sell more copies.

28 : Anonymous2021/03/25 22:31 ID: gs86gf6

This sucks for people who were excited for it, but... June was looking to be a super competitive month. A bunch of games were either releasing their or got pushed back to that month. It’s probably better for them that it’s a bit further back.

29 : Anonymous2021/03/25 16:33 ID: gs6s7wl

Could kill the game for me. I wasn't a huge L4D fan (too linear and repetitive for my taste) but I do love co-op shooters and had some interest in B4B (guessing it'd be bigger and better than L4D)... But going up against the holiday big boys (new modern Battlefield etc) I'm not sure it'll get the attention it would have gotten in June... I guess being early Oct it might get a few weeks in action.

Edit- Looks like some overly sensitive mouth-breathers were hurt by my purely subjective opinion.

ID: gs72ggf

The people that were buying CoD or Battlefield probably weren't interested in this anyway. They're not exactly similar games outside of them being first person.

ID: gs73xa6

There’s a big overlap between anything that can even remotely be called a shooter.

30 : Anonymous2021/03/25 16:09 ID: gs6onlp

Shiiiit! I was just thinking about this game today. 2021 is gonna be a shitty boring year again isnt it? Fuuuck.

32 : Anonymous2021/03/25 17:52 ID: gs73rwl

Sad but i really hope they spend the time making the game great.. also everything I've seen about Aliens Fireteam looks awesome, which will make the wait for Back 4 Blood easier.

33 : Anonymous2021/03/25 18:18 ID: gs77n7z

That's exactly what my friend just said. "At least now it won't conflict with Aliens!" Looking forward to some co-op blowing up of stuff.

34 : Anonymous2021/03/25 18:24 ID: gs78gak

Yeah now we'll have time to play both games at their peaks without fighting each other. Both look amazing too.

35 : Anonymous2021/03/25 19:56 ID: gs7lyi0

Next gen should’ve been delayed til 2022. This shit is stupid. I know it’s good for it to be happening but there was a ton of hype built up for so many games this year, and one by one they all get delayed. I’m glad the industry seems to be getting its shit together but the constant disappointment is such a drag.

36 : Anonymous2021/03/25 16:18 ID: gs6pud4

Talk about upset ...

37 : Anonymous2021/03/25 18:18 ID: gs77kky

I'm ok with this. I'll be playing returnal, Re8, mass effect and ratchet and clank

38 : Anonymous2021/03/25 18:47 ID: gs7bom2

i understand this happens and hope the game can be released without too much crunch placed on the developers.

39 : Anonymous2021/03/26 01:40 ID: gs8snyn

I saw it coming lmao

40 : Anonymous2021/03/26 08:55 ID: gs9smh6

In its current state it was shit anyway

41 : Anonymous2021/03/25 20:48 ID: gs7t89j

They are likely looking at what happened with Evolve and trying to recognize issues with the next game and fix them before release. Recreating the magic of L4D isn’t going to be easy.

42 : Anonymous2021/03/26 04:47 ID: gs9byn7

Sad news…. Graphics look sick!

43 : Anonymous2021/03/26 06:27 ID: gs9jaiz

No longer releasing on my birthday, I thought as much, feels bad man

44 : Anonymous2021/03/26 07:21 ID: gs9msy4

I have a backlog to last me years, I'm sure. They can take all the time they need.

45 : Anonymous2021/03/26 09:13 ID: gs9tq8k

This kinda game needs polish more than most. Online has to be tight and you can't have one person glitch out and ruin the mission for the other 3.

46 : Anonymous2021/03/26 23:57 ID: gscvupk

It’ll sell better in the month of Halloween...

(Unpopular opinion)

47 : Anonymous2021/03/27 00:18 ID: gscyqhv

This was my #1 game and I am not pleased.

48 : Anonymous2021/03/26 00:29 ID: gs8kjvv

Don't buy this game.

49 : Anonymous2021/03/26 18:23 ID: gsbi9np


50 : Anonymous2021/03/26 20:15 ID: gsbz3ye

Cool story. You clearly know fucking nothing.

51 : Anonymous2021/03/26 20:23 ID: gsc0egh



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