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Left 4 Dead 2 boycott stands down

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The Left 4 Dead 2 boycott is officially over. The internet has spoken.

"Effective Wednesday October 21st 2009 at 12:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, this group will be closed," said revolution architect Walking_Target.

Why?

"People have lost sight of why we're here. The comments are always full of trolls, people bashing Valve and phishers. What is more, people are unwilling or unable to wait for Valve to follow through in any cohesive way."

Fellow man of the people Agent of Chaos added:

"We have accomplished everything we can on our manifesto. We’ve been dealing with Valve ever since our group started, then we met them in-person and now we’re at the point of concluding our discussions. Our goal wasn’t to steer people away from L4D2, it was to get Valve’s attention and have them support original L4D. We succeeded and that’s where our mission ends; nothing more or less."

And that's the end of that. The game's out on November 17.

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