Back 4 Blood February Update Brings Streamer Mode, New Features, and More

Back 4 Blood February Update
Back 4 Blood February Update Turtle Rock Studios

Back 4 Blood needs a lot of work to be a great game and the developer knows that as well. The game received a massive update yesterday that brought important QoL features, balancing changes, and a plethora of bug fixes.

The February 2022 update added Streamer Mode which will disable copyrighted music. Supply Points will be earned even after failing a mission. Walker’s Ability is reworked, and a “stay together” option has been added to the game.

  • Streamer Mode
    • Players now have access to an audio option that disables copyrighted music in the game.
  • Stay Together
    • Ungrouped players can vote to “stay together” at the end of a run when they would have otherwise been split up.
  • Walker’s Ability Reworked
    • Added Incoming! which functions like Marked for Death.
      • Lowers the marked target’s damage dealt.
      • Accuracy on precision kills removed.
  • Increased the limit of decks allowed in the Deck Manager to 16 for each mode, previously 8.
  • Players now earn Supply Points after failing a mission.
  • Added two new tutorial tips in the card draw overlay explaining catch-up draws that get granted to players.
Notable Bug Fixes
  • Fixed an issue that caused weapon fire rates to not always be accurate.
  • Fixed campaign objective items being dropped on use.
  • Fixed an issue where muted players were not being unmuted if the player toggled “Unmute All” before loading into the game.
  • Players can now interrupt firing by reloading.
  • T5 Grenade crates are now open by default.
  • Shotgun ammo pickups from crates increased to 60 ammo from 25.
  • Rifle ammo pickups from crates increased to 120 ammo from 100.
  • Players are now able to hit the Breaker’s weak spots with melee weapons.
  • Global difficulty damage increases no longer affect Friendly Fire damage.
  • Quickplay no longer queues players into finale maps.

As mentioned above, the update makes tons of changes to the game. You can read all about them in great detail via the official website.

So what do you think? Are you interested in any of these changes? Have you been playing Back 4 Blood recently? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.

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