Set in the zombie apocalypse, Left 4 Dead 2 (L4D2) is the highly anticipated sequel to the award-winning Left 4 Dead, the #1 co-op game of 2008. This co-operative action horror FPS takes you and your friends through the cities, swamps and cemeteries of the Deep South, from Savannah to New Orleans across five expansive campaigns.
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Overwhelmingly Positive (5,262 reviews) - 95% of the 5,262 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Overwhelmingly Positive (137,605 reviews) - 97% of the 137,605 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Nov 16, 2009

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"A 4 Player Co-Op Zombie Survival game, don't leave the group or a hunter or charger might get you. This game also has Steam Workshop and mods. Get it."

About This Game

Set in the zombie apocalypse, Left 4 Dead 2 (L4D2) is the highly anticipated sequel to the award-winning Left 4 Dead, the #1 co-op game of 2008.
This co-operative action horror FPS takes you and your friends through the cities, swamps and cemeteries of the Deep South, from Savannah to New Orleans across five expansive campaigns.
You'll play as one of four new survivors armed with a wide and devastating array of classic and upgraded weapons. In addition to firearms, you'll also get a chance to take out some aggression on infected with a variety of carnage-creating melee weapons, from chainsaws to axes and even the deadly frying pan.
You'll be putting these weapons to the test against (or playing as in Versus) three horrific and formidable new Special Infected. You'll also encounter five new “uncommon” common infected, including the terrifying Mudmen.
Helping to take L4D's frantic, action-packed gameplay to the next level is AI Director 2.0. This improved Director has the ability to procedurally change the weather you'll fight through and the pathways you'll take, in addition to tailoring the enemy population, effects, and sounds to match your performance. L4D2 promises a satisfying and uniquely challenging experience every time the game is played, custom-fitted to your style of play.
  • Next generation co-op action gaming from the makers of Half-Life, Portal, Team Fortress and Counter-Strike.
  • Over 20 new weapons & items headlined by over 10 melee weapons – axe, chainsaw, frying pan, baseball bat – allow you to get up close with the zombies
  • New survivors. New Story. New dialogue.
  • Five expansive campaigns for co-operative, Versus and Survival game modes.
  • An all new multiplayer mode.
  • Uncommon common infected. Each of the five new campaigns contains at least one new “uncommon common” zombies which are exclusive to that campaign.
  • AI Director 2.0: Advanced technology dubbed “The AI Director” drove L4D's unique gameplay – customizing enemy population, effects, and music, based upon the players’ performance. L4D 2 features “The AI Director 2.0” which expands the Director’s ability to customize level layout, world objects, weather, and lighting to reflect different times of day.
  • Stats, rankings, and awards system drives collaborative play

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows® 7 32/64-bit / Vista 32/64 / XP
    • Processor: Pentium 4 3.0GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Video card with 128 MB, Shader model 2.0. ATI X800, NVidia 6600 or better
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 13 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows® 7 32/64-bit / Vista 32/64 / XP
    • Processor: Intel core 2 duo 2.4GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Video Card Shader model 3.0. NVidia 7600, ATI X1600 or better
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 13 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card
    Minimum:
    • OS: MacOS 10.7
    • Processor: Dual core Intel processor, 2GHz or better
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: ATI Radeon 2400 or higher / NVIDIA 8600M or higher / Intel HD Graphics 3000
    • Storage: 13 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Not supported: OS X 10.5.x, ATI X1600 or X1900 graphics, NVIDIA GeForce 7 graphics or Intel graphics less than Intel HD 3000.
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04
    • Processor: Dual core from Intel or AMD at 2.8 GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: nVidia GeForce 8600/9600GT, ATI/AMD Radeon HD2600/3600 (Graphic Drivers: nVidia 310, AMD 12.11), OpenGL 2.1
    • Storage: 13 GB available space
    • Sound Card: OpenAL Compatible Sound Card
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Overwhelmingly Positive (5,262 reviews)
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ÐΔrҜ! #ComedianteXD
( 13.2 hrs on record )
Posted: July 23
Best Zombie Game of History!
Good Graphics,
Good Play,
And nice to play whit friends , etc..

I ♥ L4D2
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MajorGrim
( 120.8 hrs on record )
Posted: July 23
Product received for free
Cheeseburger Apocolypse!
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Froster μ's
( 93.1 hrs on record )
Posted: July 23
Product received for free
OK
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Renera
( 18.1 hrs on record )
Posted: July 23
Eventhough this game is old, its still fresh, you can download the workshop maps and the community isn't dead yet this is whats good about this game
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Saint**
( 73.9 hrs on record )
Posted: July 23
always good while playing with friends
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RipaRRr
( 20.0 hrs on record )
Posted: July 23
Product received for free
If u want fun whit friends buy this game! =)
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Flandre
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: July 22
Corglats Volvo

I Didn't Even Buy The Game But I Can Review It

Plus My Friends Keep Trying Invite Mistaking I Have The Game

gg
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Pootis Spencer Here
( 52.4 hrs on record )
Posted: July 22
A pretty fun game that is great for people who love Zombie games.
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Stix
( 294.7 hrs on record )
Posted: July 22
Many, many, hours with friends... I recomend!
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Kael
( 8.7 hrs on record )
Posted: July 22
It's a fantastic game as was the first, however expect to kicked quite a bit for no apparent reasoning.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
70 of 79 people (89%) found this review helpful
18 people found this review funny
Recommended
1,022.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 23
Pros:
- Gameplay
- This game is focused on teamwork
- Most people aren't trolls so your time playing the game is fun


Cons:
- Community ( the people are toxic in this game )
- Votekick when you're bad, when you don't know how to play, when you're good, etc
- Jockeys, absolutley ♥♥♥♥ing useless and ♥♥♥♥ them

- Overall, the 800+ I've spent on this game have been worth it
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179 of 259 people (69%) found this review helpful
309 people found this review funny
Recommended
13.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 24
Before I played:
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34 of 40 people (85%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
28.5 hrs on record
Posted: July 5
Product received for free
I was gifted this game by a friend, And I had a couple other friends who also Played L4D2, We were a squad of 4.
How lucky i was to have friends to play with, The multiplayer community is ♥♥♥♥ING TOXIC.
Didn't collect a gas can in scavenge? Votekicked.
Decimated the other team as the tank in versus? Votekicked.
Healed yourself when you were recently downed but didn't heal a kid who had 43hp and pain pills? Votekicked.
Too good? Votekicked.
Too new? Votekicked.
Startled the witch but cr0wned her? Votekicked anyway.
If you're looking for a good lobby, it's not common.
I suggest before buying this game you have friends to play with, Solo is a dead end, Bots aren't fun.
If you can find somebody with low hours and they're nice people, here's what you should do.
Friend said new individual, and play friends only games with them, Repeat this short process until you've got a good group of 4.
If you DO have friends to play with, Ignore this whole group building thing.
From MY Experience with good friends and cutting out the short session i had with multiplayer and votekicking.
I'd have to give this a solid 10/10.
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29 of 35 people (83%) found this review helpful
24 people found this review funny
Recommended
1,779.0 hrs on record
Posted: July 2
Product received for free
Karma Charger is always watching you.
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26 of 31 people (84%) found this review helpful
11 people found this review funny
Recommended
172.5 hrs on record
Posted: June 30
Left 4 Dead is a Fantastic Game I highly recommend this game. Here are some pro's and con's

Pro's
Different Type's of Zombie's (++)
Workshop (+++)
Multiplayer (++)
Good Graphic's (+)
Fun (++)

Con's
Friendly Bots are dumber then a spoon (--)
People CAN be unhelpful (--)
No Cutscene's (-)

Final Rating 9.5/10
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23 of 27 people (85%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
5.1 hrs on record
Posted: July 15
This has to be the best, most original, zombie survival based game to ever be brought forth to the gaming community. I will argue nothing less; this is the best zombie survival game I have ever come across, you can't dislike this game! Every aspect of this game is lovable, between the four witty unique characters, the eerie plot of the story themed campaigns, and the various gamemodes, weapons, and special infected. Left 4 Dead deserves every award it recieved.

All in All Left4Dead2 is the best Most Original Zombie Game

9/10 From Me
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14 of 18 people (78%) found this review helpful
12 people found this review funny
Recommended
46.9 hrs on record
Posted: July 11
There are no breaks on the CHARGERape Train

10/10 would bang to the wall again
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15 of 21 people (71%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
34.4 hrs on record
Posted: July 10
Best thing about this game are the mods.
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8 of 8 people (100%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Recommended
196.1 hrs on record
Posted: July 5
i Can't see my legs !!!


Where are they ?


How am i walking ? :(((


- 10/10 would be nice having my legs back :((( !!!
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10 of 12 people (83%) found this review helpful
12 people found this review funny
Recommended
57.1 hrs on record
Posted: July 8
I actually became a nervous wreck by playing this game too much, the clenching of my butt cheeks passing every corner, waiting... Waiting for that charger, that boomer, that smoker, that spitter, that jockey, that hunter. However nothing compares to the horrors of feeling about 50 pounds of un-earthed cement flying through the air towards your party, feeling the tremors of the ground as you know. God isn't real, there is only the Tank between you and salvation now, Pray he have mercy on your soul.
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