Left 4 Dead 2 Goes Free to Play, This Weekend Only

Left 4 Dead 2 Goes Free to Play, This Weekend Only

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There's a new achievement available for Left 4 Dead 2 veterans who help new players this weekend.

Left 4 Dead 2 goes free to play today in honor of the spooky season, and new players are encouraged to start downloading now. This offer will only last until Monday 10AM PDT, so if you know someone who might be interested, get them in pronto!

If you're a veteran, there's an achievement in it for you: Good Guy Nick, which will be awarded to old hands who help the new players survive a campaign. How will you know who's new and who's not? Good question, but Valve has an answer: "talk to each other to find out." Radical thinking indeed, but you could always persuade a buddy who hasn't played before to join your game.

For more information, check out the Left 4 Dead 2 blog. The blog post includes a link to a download of the game, so new players interested in a free weekend should head over there too.

Source: PC Gamer

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Is this one of the 2 day demos or totally free no strings attatched download it for free and play it forever?

That's exactly what I would like to know too

Evil Smurf:
Is this one of the 2 day demos or totally free no strings attatched download it for free and play it forever?

Evil Smurf:
Is this one of the 2 day demos or totally free no strings attatched download it for free and play it forever?

"This weekend only"
I'm assuming that means it's just free Friday-Sunday.

juyunseen:

Evil Smurf:
Is this one of the 2 day demos or totally free no strings attatched download it for free and play it forever?

"This weekend only"
I'm assuming that means it's just free Friday-Sunday.

They've done Portal free this weekend only where it was if you got it that weekend you had it forever, so it's a fair assumption.

However this L4D2 one is just the standard Steam free weekend. The article titles slightly weird, as most use the term free weekend but both are however correct.

Well, looks like it`s time to boot the game up and get an achievement. Haven`t played a lot of L4D2 lately, so i might be rusty.

Good Guy Nick proves that when it comes to brains, if you don't use it you lose it.

And yet another big middlefinger by Valve for L4D1...

Based on various Valve behaviours lately I wouldn't be surprised if the point of this free weekend is to build up more of a player base for L4D3.

Bindal:
And yet another big middlefinger by Valve for L4D1...

How, exactly? What sense does it make for Valve to do this with the original and not the already released sequel?

Johnson McGee:
Based on various Valve behaviours lately I wouldn't be surprised if the point of this free weekend is to build up more of a player base for L4D3.

Donīt be silly, Valve canīt count to three.

Mr.Amakir:

Johnson McGee:
Based on various Valve behaviours lately I wouldn't be surprised if the point of this free weekend is to build up more of a player base for L4D3.

Donīt be silly, Valve canīt count to three.

I think what he really means is L4D2 Ep1 lol, hmm yatzee was right about it looking like a rego plate.

Oh goodie, now if only I didn't live in Australia and it wasn't so neutered.

Yeah, apparently a recent update on Left 4 Dead 2 made my AVG Anti-Virus go ballistic.

I'm not the only one, either.

http://www.gamespot.com/forums/topic/27301291
http://forums.steampowered.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2980536

Hating this free weekend, Versus has been flooded with fucking naaaaablets who don't even know how to bash common infected away.

Not to mention no extra servers were brought in by valve so they've all been taken by freshmeat soloing campaigns but still going online.

Oh, joy! I love L4D2! I literally play it every night before going to sleep!

On the 360.

Hm.

 

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