Left 4 Dead

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Left 4 Dead
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Basic Information
Type(s)
Video Game
Turtle Rock Studios, Valve Corporation
Valve Corporation
Electronic Arts
Left 4 Dead
Successor title
Left 4 Dead 2
First-person Shooter, Survival Horror
Microsoft Windows, macOS and Xbox 360
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Retail Features
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Ratings
This title has been rated M by the ESRBThis title has been classified 18 by the BBFCThis title has been rated 18+ by PEGIThis title has been rated Z by CEROThis title has been rated 18+ by the USKThis title has been classified MA15+ by the ACBThis title has been classified R18 by the OFLCThis title has been rated 18 by Classificação IndicativaThis title has been recommended 12+ by the RARS
Technical Information
Source
Retail Localization Information
Interface Language(s)
EnglishFrenchGermanSpanishRussianDanishDutchFinnishItalianJapaneseNorwegian (Bokmål)PolishPortugueseSimplified ChineseSwedishTraditional ChineseKorean
Audio Language(s)
EnglishFrenchGermanSpanishRussian
United Nations International Release Date(s)
Microsoft Windows
November 182008

macOS
October 272010
European Union European Release Date(s)
Microsoft Windows and Xbox 360
November 212008
CanadaUnited StatesMexico North American Release Date(s)
Microsoft Windows and Xbox 360
November 182008
Japan Japanese Release Date(s)
Microsoft Windows and Xbox 360
November 212008
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Left 4 Dead is a multi-player co-operative survival horror first-person shooter game developed by Turtle Rock Studios and published by Valve. The game has been built using Valve's Source Engine and is available on Microsoft Windows, macOS and the Xbox 360. It has a sequel, Left 4 Dead 2 released on October 17, 2009.

Left 4 Dead pits four human playable or AI controlled survivors of an apocalyptic pandemic against hordes of aggressive Infected. The Survivors' goal is to help each other make it through various scenarios to safety. The Infected are controlled by an AI that dynamically balances difficulty and mood depending on the players' progress and situation. In an alternate game mode, human players can control up to four mutated Boss Infected with special abilities and cooperate to stop the Survivor players.

Left 4 Dead was released November 18, 2008, in the United States and November 21, 2008, in Europe to coincide with the tenth anniversary of the release of Half-Life. A demo was available in early November for Windows and Xbox 360 users.

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