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XBL Game with Fame hints at L4D Crash Course drop date?

Monday, 14th September 2009 00:01 GMT By Nathan Grayson

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When is L4D’s Crash Course DLC hurtling onto our gaming systems? No one knows. But a recent Xbox Live Game with Fame announcement might be dropping hints about the DLC’s drop date.

“If you’re an Xbox LIVE Gold Member, and you want a chance to play the new Crash Course add-on for Left 4 Dead, send a friend request to the following Gamertag and be online half an hour before (5:30 P.M. Central Time) the Game with Fame session starts on Wednesday, September 23, at 6:00 P.M. CT,” says the announcement.

September 23, eh? Granted, “a chance to play” seems to suggest that it might just be a preview event, but the DLC is supposed to be out before September ends, so anything later would be cutting it close.

We should mention, however, that – if you choose to partake of Crash Course as part of this promotion – you’ll be staving off the zombpocalypse with pop-rock group Paramore.

Are we wrong in having our worlds turned upside-down by the idea that there’s apparently audience overlap between teeny-bopper bands and Left 4 Dead? Seems like a bit of an odd mix to us.

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  1. freedoms_stain

    It’s a present.

    You get to kill zombies AND team-kill Paramore.

    In fact, Crash Course is supposed to be Versus orientated isn’t it? So you just need to be in the opposite team.

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Gamoc

    I, uh, really like Paramore.

    #2 5 years ago
  3. Johnny Cullen

    They’re no MCR though, innit.

    *pretends to be proper hardcore emo*

    #3 5 years ago
  4. lk

    Paramore? Teeny-bopper? I am not exactly their biggest fan, but geez, that’s a low blow.

    #4 5 years ago
  5. Pyrix

    It says on the Xbox.com page:

    Details
    Who: Ray Lewis of Paramore
    Date: Wednesday, September 23, 2009

    Ray Lewis is not a member of the band, and he doesn’t seem to be related to them in any way.

    I assume that’s an error.

    Anyway, since that’s Midnight in the UK, it’s a weekday, and my chances of actually playing a game with a member of Paramore, Ray Lewis or otherwise, are pretty slim, I’ll give it a miss.

    #5 5 years ago
  6. Gamoc

    I don’t think I’ll be trying for it, just…ahem…wake me when september ends.

    #6 5 years ago
  7. Pyrix

    I assume that’s a reference to the fact the new album comes out on 28th/29th (UK/US), but you also threw a Green Day reference in there, either intentionally or unintentionally.

    I’m going to see them on the 18th Dec at Wembley Arena. I just hope their new album is good.

    #7 5 years ago
  8. Gamoc

    I know it was a Green Day reference, I just couldn’t think of any Paramore references.

    How about…

    Whilst playing this with Paramore, I’d bet I would be saying ‘Whoa, Whoa’?

    #8 5 years ago