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Back 4 Blood Open Beta System Requirements: Recommended Specs

The Early Access period of Back 4 Blood's summer open beta is set to officially kick off on Thursday, Aug. 5 at 3 p.m. ET.
The Early Access period of Back 4 Blood's summer open beta is set to officially kick off on Thursday, Aug. 5 at 3 p.m. ET. / Photo courtesy of Turtle Rock Studios

The Back 4 Blood Open Beta system requirements are crucial for PC players to know beforehand to ensure their gaming hardware will be capable of delivering the experience Turtle Rock Studios are aiming for.

Here are the recommended specifications for those looking to play the Back 4 Blood Open Beta once it releases on PC.

Back 4 Blood Open Beta System Requirements: Recommended Specs

Those on PC should try to make sure their rig's specs are around the ballpark of these recommended system requirements by the time open beta for Back 4 Blood launches on Aug. 5.

Here are the recommended PC specs for the Back 4 Blood Open Beta:

  • OS: 64-bit Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-8400 or AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
  • Memory: 12 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce GTX 970 or Radeon RX 590
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 25 GB SSD

As first announced back in March, Back 4 Blood's planned summer open beta invites players to experience "intense" four-player co‑op, competitive multiplayer as human or Ridden, and frenetic gameplay that keeps you in the action.

As shown by the open beta's promo graphic, the demo will feature two PvE campaign maps, 2 PvP Swarm Mode maps, five playable Cleaners, six playable Ridden, and access to the Fort Hope Communal Hub and all weapons/gear in the game.

Back 4 Blood is scheduled to launch on Oct. 12, 2021 for PlayStation 5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One and PC (via Epic Games Store and Steam). The full game will also be available for free on Xbox Game Pass.