Left 4 Dead

  • Online Co-Op: 4 Players
  • Couch Co-Op: 2 Players
  • LAN Co-Op: 4 Players
  • + Co-Op Campaign
  • + Co-Op Modes
  • + Combo Co-Op
Left 4 Dead Split Screen Play Coming to PC, Kinda Already There
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Left 4 Dead Split Screen Play Coming to PC, Kinda Already There

Co-Optimus reader roland sent us a tip about the PC version of Valve's 4 player co-op zombie shooter Left 4 Dead.  In fact, we almost missed the tip because we are all so busy knee deep in zombie guts.  It appears, at least at some point, the PC version of Left 4 Dead will support the same split screen option has the Xbox 360 counterpart.  In fact, it's already there - just disabled.

How you ask can that possibly work?  Two keyboards and mice?  Well, not exactly.  The "ideal" situation, according to a Valve employee on the official forums, is to have two gamepads, much like the 360.   Of course, a keyboard and a gamepad would also work just fine.  

According to the post they are looking to re-enable the feature as some sort of unsupported bonus feature shortly after launching the full product, which was a few days ago.  This is definitely awesome news, and hopefully something that's the start of a growing trend!

Update: We just got word the feature is enabled right now, and you can even play split screen and online at the same time.

Source: Forums.steampowered.com