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Fans Boycott Left 4 Dead 2

By June 8, 2009Newswires

Fans Boycott Left 4 Dead 2
Valve sequel causes controversy.
by Martin Robinson, IGN UK

UK, June 8, 2009 – Fans of 2008 first-person smash Left 4 Dead have reacted strongly to last week`s news of a sequel, calling for a boycott to the new game in response to Valve`s perceived lack of commitment to the original game.

At the time of writing some 15,000 fans have registered their disdain on a Steam Community Group, (thanks, videogaming24/7) asking that `Left 4 Dead 2 not be released as a stand-alone, full-priced sequel but as either a free update to Left 4 Dead or an expansion with full compatibility with basic Left 4 Dead owners.`

The news of a sequel for Left 4 Dead goes against Valve`s typical practice, wherein titles are often in gestation for long periods and given extensive post-release support.

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