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Valve's Giving Away L4D2 As A Christmas Present

Valve

Published on 25 December 2013 11:17 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Valve
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While ardent Linux gamers have likely already heard and own a copy, for those that didn't hear yet Valve's latest kindness, the Linux-friendly entertainment company is giving away their very popular Left 4 Dead 2 game today and tomorrow as a Christmas present to gamers.

Fetching a free copy of Left 4 Dead 2 permanently just requires firing up your Steam client -- on Linux, OS X, or Windows -- and installing L4D2 before mid-day (PST) on the 26th. It's that easy.

Additional details and instructions on Valve's Source-powered Left 4 Dead 2 giveaway can be found via this forum thread. As a forewarning, Valve's Steam servers are getting hammered hard this holiday.


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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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