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Left4Dead available for pre-purchase

Left4Dead available for pre-purchase

Left4Dead is Valve's latest project - a four player co-operative shooter filled with zombies.

Valve has announced that co-op zombie shooter Left4Dead is now available for pre-purchase on Steam. That's pre-purchase by the way - so for clarification you'll be paying the full price for the game, with a ten percent discount.

Those who want to take the plunge and pay for the game ahead of time can expect to fork out $44.99 USD thanks to the ten percent discount, which is about £22.50 GBP. The game is not currently available for pre-load though, so don't expect to be downloading the content or actually playing it just yet.

Left4Dead will be fully released next month on the 18th of November, but players can look forward to a demo beforehand. Valve has got around to giving the demo a firm release date too - Halloween: October 31st.

What exactly the demo will consist of is still unconfirmed, but rumour is that it will include the first two maps of the hospital campaign from the full game.

"With just over four weeks until launch, Left 4 Dead is showing every sign of topping The Orange Box on both the PC and Xbox 360, at retail as well as on Steam," added an ambitious Doug Lombardi in a statement to the press.

We were lucky enough to get hands-on with Left4Dead not long ago, so go ahead and check out our Left4Dead hands-on preview, or our interview with game writer Chet Faliszek.

Are you looking forward to Left4Dead, or are you more interested in the real zombie apocalypse? Let us know in the forums.

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steveo_mcg 16th October 2008, 11:46 Quote
Can't wait.
LeMaltor 16th October 2008, 12:06 Quote
Topping the orange box O_o, they bundeling portal 2 with it? :p
quack 16th October 2008, 12:14 Quote
Want, nao!
p3n 16th October 2008, 12:17 Quote
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Originally Posted by LeMaltor
Topping the orange box O_o, they bundeling portal 2 with it? :p

People not familiar with 'half-life' would still be interested in this - its also the 'biggest' coop game for the PC yet - gameplay only usually found in MMOs (PvE etc) or consoles
Bauul 16th October 2008, 12:39 Quote
Want want want. Want some more. And a bit more after that as well.
Jordan Wise 16th October 2008, 13:18 Quote
Lets face it, its gunna be awesome. Orange box topping though? Not so sure, but if anything does top the orange box, Valve will be the ones to do it
rewind 16th October 2008, 14:18 Quote
Num num... brains. Can't wait. I'm quite looking forward to playing a monster.
Nikumba 16th October 2008, 16:01 Quote
Dang it!!! Was goign to a lan on the 14th and was hoping this would be out.

Oh well, here is hoping the demo is multiplayer
drlecter 16th October 2008, 20:53 Quote
Just to point that it costs alot more on steam than £22.50. It's more like £26 (£30.50 including tax).
Kurayamino 16th October 2008, 20:57 Quote
Canny wait either its about time PC got a decent co-op game and this looks like it may be the one! /cheer
Hamish 17th October 2008, 00:23 Quote
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Originally Posted by drlecter
Just to point that it costs alot more on steam than £22.50. It's more like £26 (£30.50 including tax).

yeah joe, it hasnt been $2 = £1 for a while now, more like 1.75 :p
Horizon 17th October 2008, 05:52 Quote
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Originally Posted by quack
Want, nao!

seconded
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