Left 4 Dead Update

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Valve announced the release of a new update for "Left 4 Dead", which includes fixes, tweaks, and new features. This update will be applied automatically via Steam for PC players.

Changelist:

General

  • Fixed Survivors being able to climb surfaces marked for versus infected only.
  • Fixed a class of SurvivorBot bugs dealing with rescuing downed players.
  • Players can no longer grab ladders while flying through the air after a Tank punch.
  • Shooting near a car with an alarm that has already fired the alarm will no longer make chirping noises.
  • Improved loading time.
  • Fixed mini-gun physics exploit.
  • Fixed propane tanks (and other physics objects) causing players to fall through elevators.
  • Fixed rare achievement bug issues.
  • Fixed several map exploits.
  • Fixed various match making issues.
  • Fixed NAT traversal issues.

Versus Changes

  • Added HUD elements to show status of other infected players.
  • Changed color of infected player name in chat to red.
  • Fixed exploit where players could spawn infected bots
  • Fixed instance where a Survivor changing to the infected team would be attacked by infected bots.
  • Normalized special infected melee damage.
  • Made the following client commands cheat protected: "Kill" and "explode".
  • Fixed exploit where infected players could run away and teleport back to gain health.
  • Players can only change teams once per map.
  • Players can’t change teams while other players are still loading.
  • Tank spawns at the same % through the map for both teams in versus mode.
  • Made the Tank and Witch spawn directly on the escape route.
  • Increased chance of getting the Tank or Witch.
  • Fixed team swap issue.

Hunter

  • Easier to pounce a Survivor who is meleeing.
  • Increased Minimum damage a Hunter pounce does.

Smoker

  • Fixed Smoker tongue tolerance.
  • Smoker now has to be killed or the tongue destroyed for the tongue to break.
  • Survivor’s cannot bash someone off the tongue until the Survivor being pulled is paralyzed or hanging
  • Tongue attacks that fail to paralyze or hang a Survivor will use the shorter ability delay timer.
  • Fixed cases where the ability timer was not using the correct time.
  • Fixed case where you could point at a Survivor but not register a tongue hit
  • Fixed Smoker tongue not targeting and landing properly through PZ ghosts.
  • Smoker tongue does damage every second while dragging paralyzed Survivors.

Tank

  • Bashable objects now appear with a red glow.
  • Tanks hitting a car with an alarm disables the alarm permanently.
  • Tank frustration timer is only reset by hitting Survivors with rocks or fists.
  • Reduced autoshotgun damage against Tanks.

Witch

  • Witch spawns at the same % through the map for both teams.
  • Avoids spawning within a certain % of the tank.
  • Fixed an exploit where the Witch could be woken up and tricked into attacking Survivors.
 

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Left 4 Dead Boxart

Info

  • Developer: Turtle Rock / Valve
  • Publisher: Valve Software
  • Genre: FPS
  • Release Date: January 28, 2015
  • Link: The Official Site
  • ESRB Rating:
Mature

Minimum Requirements

• Win XP/Vista
• 3.0GHz P4, Dual Core 2.0 or AMD64X2
• 1GB RAM, 2GB for Vista
• DVD-ROM Drive
• 7.5GB HDD Space
• 128MB DirectX 9 Compatible GPU with Pixel Shader 2.0 Support
• DirectX 9c Compatible Sound Card

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