Zombies are all the.. rage
nowadays, aren’t they? So much so that already Valve has revealed details on the upcoming Left 4 Dead 2
Titled ‘The Passing
’, the addon brings the original Left 4 Dead
cast down to meet the Left 4 Dead 2
survivors. It also adds new single player and narrative, multiplayer and co-operative gameplay features.The Passing
fits in right after the Dead Centre
campaign, and is set in Georgia. Players take on the normal role of the Left 4 Dead 2
survivors as they meet the original cast on their travels.
The content will also include new maps for Versus, Survival and Scavenge mode, a new co-op based challenge mode, new ‘uncommon common’ infected, melee weapons AND
firearms."The Passing will become the most important campaign in the Left 4 Dead story, as all the Survivors are being called together in one campaign," said Doug Lombardi, VP of marketing at Valve. "It will also be a huge offering of new gameplay content, with something new for every game mode plus a new uncommon common and weaponry.
With the AI Director 2.0, L4D's dynamic gameplay is taken to the next level by giving the Director the ability to procedurally change weather effects, world objects, and pathways in addition to tailoring the enemy population, effects, and sounds to match the players' performance. The result is a unique game session custom fitted to provide a satisfying and uniquely challenging experience each time the game is played.”
Left 4 Dead 2: The Passing is down for release ‘early spring’ and pricing is yet to be detailed. Although they never mentioned it, the content will hopefully add more tasty achievements, too!