Left 4 Dead 2 is free on Steam for the holidays as the digital rights and communication platform developed by the Valve Corp. gives away one of its top selling games.
Thanks to the holiday season, Steam is giving away one of its top rated games away for absolutely free. Left 4 Dead 2, which is one of the highest selling first person shooting video games, takes place in the apocalyptic aftermath of a zombie pandemic.
The story takes place after a worldwide pandemic known as the “Green Flu” takes hold of nearly the entire population of the human race. The disease mutates humans into zombie-like creatures and makes them aggressive toward those who are not showing symptoms. Players take on the characters of four individuals with different back stories and fight their way through the infected.
Steam made the announcement of the promotion on the official company website. They game company stated that in the spirit of the holiday season, they would be releasing their top selling game on all of its platforms for free.
Thousands of users downloaded the game and Steam saw a surge of online play from subscribers. The promotion was intended to boost notoriety and help ensure the games success over the next year as the company develops the next Left 4 Dead series.
Left 4 Dead 2 is Free on Steam in Celebration of the Holidays.