Back 4 Blood Known Issues and Workarounds | PC, PlayStation, Xbox

Here is a list of the most common Back 4 Blood known issues and their workarounds, if available. Back 4 Blood is currently going through the Open Beta stage, and just like any beta release of a game there will be several issues that you will encounter. After all, this is what developers are looking to smooth out before the final release of the game.

Back 4 Blood is now available on the PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S, and almost all the issues we have discussed below apply to all the platforms. The team behind this game has been very active with rolling out patches and fixing server-side bugs, but there are still that require workarounds, that have been mentioned in the notes below.

Back 4 Blood Known Issues (Open Beta)

Here is an official list of all the Back 4 Blood (Open Beta) known issues, revealed by Turtle Rock Studios, as of updated on August 14, 2021:

  • The bots in my game get stuck on the minigun.
    • We’re investigating this issue; we will address it before launch!
  • Bots do not assist the player in certain situations.
    • We know of several bugs causing bots to not assist players if they get pinned by special Ridden. We are actively working to roll out improvements to bot behaviors at launch.
  • I get kicked back to Fort Hope while I’m in Blue Dog Hollow: The Sound of Thunder.
    • This may have been due to a server crash we deployed a fix for; most instances of this should now be addressed.
  • Disconnected from the server/when joining a party match.
    • We fixed an issue server-side that should address most instances of this.
  • I can’t join my friends/we’re experiencing crossplay issues.
    • Please ensure everyone in your party has the same crossplay settings enabled (all on or all off).

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  • How do I change my display name?
    • Players are not able to change their display name at this time.
  • I can’t drop my weapon attachments.
    • Players are not able to drop attachments from their weapons at this time.
  • Guns sometimes double fire.
    • We are aware of the issue and will fix this for launch.
  • Names of players to be rescued are displayed as bots.
    • We are aware of the issue and will fix this for launch. Rest assured it is still your same party member you need to rescue, even if the display name shows differently.
  • I’m getting a TRS Online Platform error.
    • We’re currently investigating it at this time. If you are playing the game from a wifi connection, you can try to switch to a wired connection to address this.
  • Joining the game late and taking over a bot results in the loss of a primary weapon.
    • This issue will be fixed in time for launch!
  • Two different Ridden growls played simultaneously unintentionally sound like racial slur
    • There is a known issue where several Ridden growl sound effects are randomly combined by the system in such a way to create what sounds like an offensive slur. While unintentional, we take this very seriously and are profoundly sorry for any hurt or harm this may have caused. This issue will be fixed prior to launch.
  • PvP game continues after the enemy team leaves.
    • This issue will be fixed in time for launch!
  • “Your group doesn’t meet requirements.”
    • Add any friend to your party, then open Preferences and you should be able to change ‘Private Campaign Lobby’ to off.
  • I’ve encountered a Fatal Error during Bad Seeds that leads to my game crashing.
    • Please make sure your drivers are updated and that you meet the recommended system requirements for this game. If issues persist, please submit a bug and we will look into it.
  • I’ve encountered a crash when my language is set to Danish on PS4/PS5.
    • Please change your language settings to English. After you are in Fort Hope, you may change your language settings back to Danish.

As always, we’ll be providing you with complete information about the patch notes for Back 4 Blood as soon as they are released with the above fixes. Are you facing an issue other than the ones mentioned above? Let us know in the comments down below!

Back 4 Blood is now out for the PC on Steam and Epic Games Store, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S platforms. If you want to learn more about game news and patch notes, make sure to check out our Patch Notes section.

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