The gameplay is procedurally altered by the "AI Director 2.0", which monitors the players' performance and adjusts the scenario to provide a dynamic challenge. Headshots to enemies deal more damage, whereas limb or body shots require more shots. [144] According to Lombardi, pre-orders for the sequel within the month following the announcement were double those for Left 4 Dead at the same time relative to release date. In Left 4 Dead 2, the Director has been improved to encourage more participation by players, forcing players through difficult gauntlets to reach safety. [185] The Australian Federal Parliament passed legislation allowing a R18+ classification for video games on January 1, 2013,[186] and Valve stated they would be exploring legal options of resubmitting the uncensored version of Left 4 Dead 2 following this change. This command would load the No Mercy Apartment map. [96] The campaign, taking place between the "Dead Center" and "Dark Carnival" campaigns, features the cast of Left 4 Dead 2 meeting with three of the survivors from the original Left 4 Dead. Author … [148], In February 2010, Electronic Arts, Left 4 Dead 2 retail distributor, revealed that the game had sold 2.9 million on retail so far[149] while Forbes wrote that more than 4 million copies were sold at stores in 2009. This co-operative action horror FPS takes you and your friends through the cities, swamps and cemeteries of the Deep South, from Savannah to New Orleans across five expansive campaigns. left 4 dead 2\left4dead2_dlc3\pak01_dir.vpk ; March 22, 2011 Cold Stream Beta / L4D1 Transition Project update. [61][62], As a tumultuous rainstorm approaches (the titular Hard Rain of the subsequent campaign), the survivors go ashore at Ducatel in Mississippi, after which they make their way through an abandoned (and Witch-infested) sugarcane mill to a gas station to get diesel fuel,[63] and return to signal Virgil using the neon sign of a burger chain restaurant. They cannot be given ammunition upgrades like other weapons and players cannot utilize the laser sights attachment with them. Steam Workshop: Garry's Mod. **The BBFC still exists as a motion picture rating system. 初めての方へ * (準備中) Left 4 Dead 2 とは - 「Left 4 Dead 2 って何?」という方のために; Left 4 Dead 2 の動作環境 - Left 4 Dead 2 の動作環境; 前作との相違点 - 前作 Left 4 Dead との相違点; Left 4 Dead 2 の購入方法 - 購入からゲームの起動; 初起動から基本操作を覚えるまで? [168], Valve was forced to alter its original cover art for the game by the ESRB; the original image depicted the series' hand with its little finger, ring finger and the thumb torn off, which would thus have the index finger and middle finger remaining. [179] However, as the appeal process, expected to end on October 22, was close to the planned release date, Valve submitted a modified version of the game for classification addressing the concerns the OFLC has stated. Valve 's in-game blog revealed the poll results of Thursday 22nd's survey on the community's favorite Left 4 Dead 2 character; for Xbox 360 users, Ellis was first with 43% of the vote, while for PC users, Ellis and Nick shared first place, getting 33% of the vote each. To enable situational awareness of other Survivors, players are shown the health and status of their fellow survivors. The water maps were created by using the 3D animation tool Houdini against its landscape maps to create realistic water flow patterns as surface maps. There are three types of secondary weapons available: melee weapons, small caliber pistols (that can be dual wielded) and large caliber pistols. [78], Another visual aspect that the Valve team explored was the rendering of water, particularly in the "Swamp Fever" campaign, which takes place mostly in a large swamp area. While also referred to as zombies, the Infected are humans who have contracted a mutated strain of an infection, though neither the source nor nature of this "Green Flu" are made clear in the games. [55] As they need to cross the bridge to proceed, the Survivors need to find another way across to refill the generator with gas. Valve Left 4 Dead 2 Blog Post "November 3rd Update - Confogl, Confogl?, Confoglgol? It was released April 22, 2010. [183] Following Atkinson's decision to leave the Attorneys General to be replaced by John Rau, who is reportedly in favour of an R18+ rating,[184] Valve have revealed that, should the bill be passed, they plan to release an uncensored version of Left 4 Dead 2 for PC in Australia. Set during the aftermath of an apocalyptic pandemic, Left 4 Dead 2 focuses on four new Survivors, fighting against hordes of zombies, known as the Infected, who develop severe psychosis and act extremely aggressive. [citation needed] In addition, the Witch enemy can kill any Survivor she would have normally incapacitated (on difficulties other than Easy). [17] A new addition to Left 4 Dead 2 is the Uncommon Infected unique to each campaign. [120], A Japanese arcade cabinet version of L4D2 titled Left 4 Dead: Survivors (Left 4 Dead: 生存者たち, (Seizonshatachi)) was developed and released under license by Taito in December 2014. [114] With the kit, players have found ways to include the original Left 4 Dead campaigns into Left 4 Dead 2. Valve explains Left 4 Dead sequel to Ars", "Writer's Block: Portal 2 Writers Roundtable", "Left 4 Dead 2 PC demo off to a shambling start", "Preorder Bonus Puts L4D Headwear in Team Fortress 2", "Valve Announces $25 Mil Left 4 Dead 2 Ad Campaign", "Left 4 Dead 2: Mac and PC Versions are Cross-Platform Compatible", "Valve announces Left 4 Dead 2 add-on "The Passing, "Left 4 Dead 2 DLC Won't Release This Month, Will Cost 560 MS Points", "Left 4 Dead 2 - "The Passing" Now Available on Steam! CHAIN OF COMMAND Kill 100 Common Infected with the chainsaw. With Chad L. Coleman, Hugh Dillon, Eric Ladin, Rochelle Aytes. [76] Randall Newsome, the voice of the boat captain Virgil, was a local actor from Louisiana who naturally spoke Cajun and helped to embellish the role better than the writers could.