[STEAM] Left 4 Dead 2 available for FREE on Steam!

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  1. Squirps
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    That's right folks, it seems that Valve and the L4D devs have been gracious enough to give out copies of L4D2 for FREE starting NOW until 10 AM PST, December 26, 2013! However, after 10 AM tomorrow, it will return to its normal price of $19.99 on Steam. I've already purchased this game, and it's extremely fun to play with friends. Even if you're not a big fan of zombie games, well, it's free shit. And getting things free is always great! :D

    (except when it's genital herpes lol)

    Here's a copy of the post on the L4D blog:

     


  2. Bean_BR

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    Saw that moments ago. Steam servers are fucked up and I can't get it :cry:
     
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  3. basher11

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    edit: Can't even load it up on steam. lol.
     
  4. Bean_BR

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    They could be prepared first, it's free stuff, they knew this would happen.
     
  5. Celice

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    and all of the internet is now concentrated on that one steam page
     
  6. Gahars

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    I guess Left 4 Dead is too much heft for dead servers.
     
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  7. Bean_BR

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    Finally got it :toot: Downloading right now
     
  8. Foxi4

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    Gonna grab it if I get through to the store server, if not, I won't exactly cry since I'm not doing a whole lot of PC gaming these days. Thanks for the info though! :yay:
     
  9. ShadowSoldier

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    And yet people bitched about Sony's servers going down, bitched about Nintendo's servers going down...

    Anyways, L4D1 Master Race!
     
  10. Bean_BR

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    Why I would be bitching? It's free stuff, I just said they could be more prepared.
     
  11. Arras

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    The best part is that this literally always happens. New deals go up, store goes down. Usually it's only for a few minutes though.
     
  12. Foxi4

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    Ehh, it's too clogged, I can't get to the Safe Room through the Hordes, the Safe Room being a successful Login, the Hordes being the hungry, hungry buyers. ;O;
     
  13. basher11

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    i'm finally downloading it. :toot:
     
  14. Nathan Drake

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    Just to note, I don't believe you need to actually install the game completely. Rather, you just have to click Install on the store page, and it should take you to a successful purchase page while adding it to your library. Thankfully, I hopped on this before the surge of people, so I don't have to deal with the impossible to obtain game.
     
  15. Bean_BR

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    Exactly, you don't actually need the game to be downloaded/installed, just make sure it is on "My Library", this means that it is already attached to your account.
     
  16. Tom Bombadildo

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    I forgot
    Grabbed it prolly around the time it was announced. Though I didn't exactly like L4D2, free games are nice.
     
  17. DrOctapu

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    Hell.
    I picked a good day to upgrade my hard drive. No steam downloads ;o;
     
  18. Taleweaver

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    Ah...so that explains why steam is suddenly down. :unsure:

    Yeeey for the initiative...but I bought the L4D pack during last steam sales at a couple bucks.

    The irony is that I can't get in to actually BUY a couple games from the steam sale. :P

    EDIT: DrOctapu: if you've got another PC/laptop around (even a very low-tier one), I guess you could install steam onto that and "buy" the game for 0 bucks. A purchase on one PC automatically transfers to others.
     
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    Sweet, I already played it lots on Xbox, Will grab it for pc as well.
     
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    Great. Time to add one more game to my list of 60+ Steam games I didn't pay for :toot: