Back 4 Blood Open Beta, Enhanced With NVIDIA DLSS, Available Now

By Andrew Burnes on August 05, 2021 | Featured Stories GeForce RTX GPUs NVIDIA DLSS

If you’ve pre-ordered Turtle Rock Studios’ Back 4 Blood, you can now download and play the feature-rich Open Beta ahead of the shooter’s official release on October 12th. And if you head into battle on a GeForce RTX GPU, you can activate NVIDIA DLSS.

Early Access to the Open Beta kicks off today and is available until August 9th, returns on August 12th for everyone, and features a rich slice of content from the full game. You and your team of three ‘Cleaner’ friends are at the center of a war against the ‘Ridden’. These once-human hosts of a deadly parasite have turned into terrifying creatures bent on devouring what remains of civilization. With humanity's extinction on the line, it's up to you and your friends to take the fight to the enemy, eradicate the Ridden, and reclaim the world in a series of co-op campaign levels featuring randomized elements, a unique loadout system, and 8 different characters with their own perks and stats.

In the Open Beta, you can sample two of the campaign maps with 5 of the playable  ‘Cleaner’ characters, and blast foes with the complete range of weapons and gear. And if you fancy an extra challenge, you can switch to Swarm mode, where you and your team will take on another four ‘Ridden’ players in PvP on two maps. Complete your objectives, survive as long as possible, and defeat the playable ‘Ridden’ characters before they can unleash their devastating attacks. Then, switch sides and try to finish off the enemy in less time to claim victory.


NVIDIA DLSS is available in over 60 games, boasts industry-wide support thanks to plugins and SDKs for Unreal Engine 4 and 5, and Unity, and is supported by over a dozen leading first party engines. In each game and engine, DLSS greatly accelerates performance while generating beautiful, sharp images. Only DLSS offers big performance gains while keeping image quality comparable to native across all resolutions, even at 1080p.  

Simply download our latest Game Ready Driver and activate DLSS in any supported game to immediately benefit from its critically acclaimed technology.

To learn about all the other games adding NVIDIA DLSS in the near future, stay tuned to And check back close to Back 4 Blood’s official October 12th release for our Back 4 Blood Game Ready Driver.