L4D2 gets a few updates and Headshot Mutation

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 19 June 2010 22:52 GMT


This week’s Mutation in Left 4 Dead 2 is Headshot, and it’s exactly what it sounds like.

Available for Campaign Mode, The only way you are going to kill the zombies coming at you is if you shoot ’em in the head.

Granted, a nice shot to the shoulder or leg will make them stumble a bit, but only blowing their dead brains out the back or decapitating them will do the full trick.

Also, the first part of the Versus Changes are rolling out in this update, and while Valve’s not removing Defibrillators, they have been changed a bit.

Dynamic Defibs are now based on map length and they are capped to one per map. It’s also no longer free, as there is a 25-point score penalty for using it.

Health kits are also less numerous and the Director’s dynamic Pill conversion has been removed. Previously, if the first team was injured, “the Director would spawn First Aid Kits instead of Pills for both teams”, now there will just be pills spawned.

Finally, the Jockey was given some minor buffs, his DPS has been increased, and he no longer has a damage delay.

Get more over on the L4D Blog.

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