OXM UK: Valve has announced the first piece of DLC for Left 4 Dead 2, which brings in Louis, Bill, Zoey and Francis from the first game to meet the cast of the second.
so that will be 8 quid for people paying for their online and free for people getting free dedi servers on Steam. sweet
That's why you buy the PC version and blame MS for the pricing on the Xbox Live.
since SOME 360 owners wont complain I will....Im starting a petition to run alongside my x game chat one for sony;)
Microsoft PAYS NOTHING! All the money comes from gold users, why not make this a gold exclusive... since your getting it early. Valve seems happy enough to give it for free... Microsoft just wants money, I see this not happening on PSN since so long as developers pay the 11 pence a gig they can charge what they like.
Good. The new characters are boring. GRABBING PEELS AGAIN!
This really does suck the way there charging 360 users for everything. I'm sure it's worth every penny but really what's the difference.
It's not made clear if it's free for PC users.. Valve has really confused the hell out of me lately (with their schizophrenic approaches to different games' support.)
Lol I won't be buying, I only buy DLC which is an expansion now I.e GTA IV DLC, real DLC.
are TRUE value.....horse armour, yoda and this are NOT...vote wallets people, stay away
haha this is amazing... So this L4D2 DLC is in reality REVERSE DLC. Since L4D2 really shoulda just been DLC for L4D1.
That's good news so a new campaign and you get all 4 survivors from Left 4 Dead 1. Yeah definitely getting it.
Further proof that Valve knows exactly what their customers want. Enjoy paying for free content again, Xbox boys.
also to add onto this, Im totally sure Valve would rather give 360 owners it for free. M$ do not.
Why do you have something against Xbox owners dude? My set up could happily run Left 4 Dead 2 But I much prefer gaming on the 360, if Valve have love for the 360 Why can't you?..
Better than having NO content, PS3 fanboys. (Not that I care either way - I just hate fanboys in general.)
Maybe because the PC version is worlds apart better than the XBOX360 version in terms of graphics, is cheaper, has free DLC, has free online play, has better online play (dedicated servers) and has better controls? (FPS on a controller... is ridiculous when compared to keyboard + mouse) For me I don't have anything against someone who doesn't own a PC good enought to run Left4dead 2 and buys the console version. But I do have something against someone who has a choice and decides to waste more money on a worse product.
http://www.eurogamer.net/ar... I'm just telling you to have fun paying like $10 for the content we get for free, on top of the $10 price difference already between the platforms. Your price for L4D2 and all its content = $70 USD My price = $45 CAD And to be honest, Valve really doesn't give two sh1ts about the 360 if you compare the support they give to the 360 versions of their game compared to the PC versions. Two words: Step-child. @tdrules - Valve tried to make the L4D1 content free, but Microsoft wouldn't release it on Live without a fee. @Jonah - Valve games sell way more on PC, what are you talking about? They would have to sell 2-3x more copies of L4D2 on the 360 to match the amount of money the PC version rakes in. On Steam, every cent goes to Valve. When you buy the 360 version, some goes to the retailer, some goes to Microsoft, some goes to EA, and finally, Valve gets whats left. And if Valve REALLY loved money, they'd charge for DLC the way almost all other companies do. I'm sure Valve's still rolling in the money they made from Half-Life 2 considering it sold like 16 million copies.
I own the PC version, but rented the 360 version on GameFly, and it was pretty hot there, too. If everyone is using the same controls, what's the diff? Just enjoy the friggin' game.
@Pandamobile: You're joking, right? Valve *loves* the 360 - they love the MONEY it brings in. In fact, 360 drives the software market right now - that platform has the best attach rate, the most software sales, and most importantly, the same general software architecture as a PC.
Hate is a strong word but I agree
hell yeah, queensryche! love that band. everyone should listen to "queen of the reich" for a hardcore metal song.
Add *in the United States* at the end.
playing L4D2 right now and playing a custom playlist of Queensryche songs Art of Life, up next Lady Jane :)
and then someone comes in spouting " well its better than nothing since ps3 fanboys gets nothing"..... Panda is far from being a fanboy of either home system. Try not to sound so bitter about it Jonah, he makes an excellent point. And he is right about 360 being like a step child to them. I'm thinking if they could, they would prefer most of their sells to come from steam, since they get a bigger share there. Looking forward to this though
Not a Chance!
On Steam perhaps.On Live...hahahahaha no. Anyway I enjoyed the L4D cast more then the L4D2 cast.Francis was an awesome guy and he certainly is welcome in the Zombie infested South.
Lol, Valve would never charge for DLC. It will probably cost like 500 MS points because Microsoft doesn't like giving out free content. You can bet your ass it'll be free on Steam.
I have it on PC, it'll probably be free through steam. Sad thing is some companies are charging for DLC's on PC now, like Bioware with DA:O.
Valve is the last of a dying breed :( Every other dev and publisher have seized the opportunity to rake in tons of cash by charging for bonus content, but Valve's still on the straight and narrow and that's one of the reasons their fanbase is so large and loving.
that's also the reason they still make tons of money off games like oh I don't know, Team Fortress 2 where people are still buying the game as if it were a new release. instead of nickeling and diming consumers 5 or 10 bucks for dlc, give the dlc away for free and continue to sell the game. When a game can be sold for 2.99 on a steam sale and still make money you'd think other devs and companies would take notice of that business plan.
Francis vs. Bill in a Grudge Match. Bring it on!
I knew it :)
Just realized ... you KNOW people are going to use Garry's Mod for some very.... INTERESTING... fanfic with Zoe and Rochelle.
There's already Zoey/Rochelle sex poses. People had the L4D2 models imported into Garry's Mod before the game even released.
well this is good news to say the least. Valve needs to stop with support for the l4d series and TF2 otherwise I won't be able to enjoy other games.
Yep can't wait for my Free Content. Oh and TF2 Class WAR with weapons Forge OMG Valve Own @ JonahFalcon its Zoe and Rochelle
Awesome! props for Valve!
this pisses me off, pretty soon they'll also have dlc for all the maps in the original and then what, i bought a full priced multiplayer valve game that is completely obsolete in a little over a year? laaaamme.
You can already play the original campaigns in L4D2. And what's stopping you from playing Left 4 Dead, there's still thousands of people playing.
awesome. should be some great dialogue between the two groups of Survivors. i still <3 the L4D1 crew better, but Ellis is great and Coach has some pretty good lines as well.
I agree, I also can't wait to see what Francis hates about the south.
If you don't want to pay for it on 360, don't buy it and vote with your wallet. It isn't that hard, they aren't forcing you to buy it or requiring it to play the game. I much prefer gaming on my couch playing on the 360 on my TV now, rather than spending even more hours in front of the computer than I am already required to do every day. Add in the fact that I have a solid bunch of people to play with from my XBL list already and it makes it even easier to play on console. It isn't as perfect as KB/M controls but the other benefits even it out for me. Paying a few extra $ here and there is fine as long as I am enjoying myself with the game. Spending $10 on some DLC occasionally doesn't hurt, imo. Especially when you consider that buying a new game is $60 and many games have very short campaigns and short online lifespans. People should be complaining about games that hit you up for $60 and deliver a 6 hour campaign with little replay, not companies supporting their games and extending their lives. As long as L4D2 and Borderlands keep rolling out DLC and I am having fun with the games I'll buy. After all, aren't we supposed to be playing games for the fun of it in the first place? Supporting a dev you like doesn't hurt either.
Your money, your investment whatever the way you like it but I play with keyboard mouse sitting on couch too. I just use laptop desk that comes over your lap and play my computer game sitting on couch. I'll take keyboard and mouse anytime over handicap controller even if I have to play upside down. Then again, it's just my preference. Just admit it that you are getting old and lazy./Joking :D
I fully admit to getting old/lazy :) I just don't have the drive to play games on PC anymore, the 3 years I played WoW probably sucked whatever drive I had to do that right out of me. I find L4D2 on 360 to be plenty of fun. Maybe PC would be a bit better but I don't worry about that. I just concern myself over what I enjoy. As long as I am having fun and not impeding anyone else's ability to do so then I am happy. I wish everyone else could get that idea and stop trying to say "X is better than Y" "Y beats Z and you suck if you like A". Not saying that is what you are doing, it is just the whole fanboy mantra that gets trite. Moral of the Story: Play games how you like them, enjoy them to your preference, and don't begrudge people for doing the same.
I have nothing against black girls and would date one personally, but Zoey is about 10 times better than Rochelle in every way possible so this is awesome. Plus, Bill...
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