[E3 2009] Left 4 Dead 2 Coming to PC, Xbox 360 Nov. 17th


As first revealed during the Microsoft E3 press conference earlier today, Valve has announced Left 4 Dead 2 for PC and Xbox 360. The sequel to last year’s co-op zombie hunting thriller will be out on November 17th with more content right off the bat than the first game has right now.

Melee weapons are the big new addition. Players will now be able to use chainsaws, axes, baseball bats and even frying pans to fend off those dirty brain eaters with. L4D2 will also come packing four new Survivors, more boss enemies, more co-op and versus campaigns, more maps for Survival mode, and the new and improved AI Director 2.0 tech granting the Director even more dynamic customization options.

“A large part of how Left 4 Dead became 2008’s top-selling new IP on Xbox 360 and the PC was the custom-tailored gameplay made possible by the AI Director,” said Gabe Newell, president and co-founder of Valve. “With the knowledge gained from creating the original, new technology, and a passionate team, L4D2 will set a new benchmark for cooperative action games.”

Left 4 Dead 2 will be the cover story on this month’s latest issues of PC Gamer and Official Xbox Magazine, so check those out if you crave more info. Check below for the unveil teaser trailer.

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