L4D Crash Course hitting September 29

By Patrick Garratt, Wednesday, 23 September 2009 07:38 GMT

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Valve’s announced that Left 4 Dead add-on Crash Course will be available on September 29 for both PC and 360.

The content’s a new Campaign bridging the gap between the end of No Mercy and the beginning of Death Toll in the original game.

It’s free for PC. Not so much for 360. Full PR after the break.

LEFT 4 DEAD CRASH COURSE AVAILABLE SEPT 29

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September 23, 2009 – Valve, creators of best-selling game franchises (such as Half-Life, Portal, Team Fortress, and Counter-Strike) and leading technologies (such as Steam and Source), today announced that Crash Course — the second downloadable content (DLC) update for its co-operative zombie thriller, Left 4 Dead (L4D) — will be made available worldwide on September 29 on Xbox 360 and PC.

Crash Course delivers new single-player, multiplayer and co-operative gameplay to both platforms, and bridges the gap between the end of the “No Mercy” campaign and the beginning of “Death Toll” in the original game.

While containing both Survival maps and a Co-operative Campaign, the primary goal of Crash Course is to deliver a complete Versus mode experience in just 30 minutes, resulting in a streamlined version of the game’s existing Versus campaigns. A recharge timer for infected teammates has also been added, and item spawn behavior has changed for more balanced gameplay.

Left 4 Dead is an action horror game from Valve that blends the social entertainment experience of multiplayer games such as Counter-Strike and Team Fortress with the dramatic, narrative experience made popular in single player action game classics such as the Half-Life series of games. Released in November of 2008, L4D has earned over 50 industry awards from outlets around the world and sold almost 3 million copies worldwide.

For more information, please visit www.l4d.com

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