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Left 4 Dead 2 free on Steam until tomorrow

By Scorpus
Dec 25, 2013
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  1. In celebration of the holiday season, Valve is offering Left 4 Dead 2 free on Steam until 1 PM Eastern Time tomorrow (Thursday 26th). The deal is part of the Steam Holiday Sale, which offers massive savings on games between...

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  2. GhostRyder

    GhostRyder TS Evangelist Posts: 2,177   +582

    Cool note, thanks!!!

    I went and grabbed it.
     
  3. TomSEA

    TomSEA TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,508   +550

    The announcement of the free L4D2 actually crashed Steam for a bit earlier in the day. At least it did for a couple of my friends who were trying to get it.
     
  4. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 8,055   +2,553

    I grabbed it as well. Thanks for the heads up. (y)
     
  5. penn919

    penn919 TS Booster Posts: 174   +17

    Yeah, I was trying to get on ealier today and noticed. So that's what that was all about?
     
  6. L4d2 crashed steam. confirmed. happened few hours ago.
     
  7. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,473   +963

    Yeah it went out right when it was announced.

    I picked it up. I never bought it for PC because I had already played it a lot on Xbox.
     
  8. Ha! This is amazing. I didn't see this deal advertised anywhere on Steam and I've been browsing a couple times per day for the last few days. I only saw it on this TechSpot page utterly by accident.

    You see I have 300 browser tabs open (but not loaded) in FireFox, and I was finally getting around (after a couple months) to going through them and closing any I no longer need open. Well... I came to this open TechSpot page, let it load to see if there was any info I needed before I closed it, and wouldn't you know it... this article mentioning the free Left 4 Dead 2 on Steam, was at the top of the list.

    LOL. Thanks TechSpot. :)
     
  9. RzmmDX

    RzmmDX TS Addict Posts: 288   +58

    Lol that explains why my Civ 5 achievements weren't showing...

    Now I need people to play left 4 dead with???
     
  10. Khanonate

    Khanonate TS Enthusiast Posts: 124   +14

    No wonder, I can't go to the Steam store...L4D2 Crashed Steam server!
     
  11. Spykezxp

    Spykezxp TS Booster Posts: 278   +70

    Had this on my list and finding out that it was free made it so much better. Thanks TechSpot
     
  12. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 5,911   +1,704

    That's very kind of them and appreciated but I much prefer single player games, and on a physical medium.
     
    Last edited: Dec 26, 2013
  13. Thanks for the new on this, I'm downloading it right now.
     
  14. TheBigFatClown

    TheBigFatClown TS Guru Posts: 631   +216

    You sir, you have a disease. Fear of losing relevant data. Same one I do. So I can relate.
     
  15. penn919

    penn919 TS Booster Posts: 174   +17

    Jeez, you ever heard of bookmarks? You know, you can delete them later if you don't need them. Much more practical than leaving 300 tabs open. Good lord.
     
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  16. Having a boat load of tabs is fine if you have a vertical/side tab add-on.

    I'm not sure I'll play much L4D2, but I grabbed it anyways. It's pretty cool to see a game spring back to life so easily, over a hundred thousand concurrent players atm. And that's up from like five thousand normally.
     
  17. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 8,055   +2,553

    Who has time for games when they have 300 tabs to sort through?
     
  18. misor

    misor TS Evangelist Posts: 1,130   +188

    Thanks for the info, some of my friends could not pass up the limited free grab of l4d2.
    ...they are waiting for l4d1 free grab, too! (as if it will happen soon :) )
     
  19. electromagnetic

    electromagnetic TS Enthusiast Posts: 202

    Alright some of you friend me on Steam.
    If you want PM me for my I.D. then play as friends, anyone know if Tha General got it ????
     

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