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App ID 500
App Type Game
Publisher Valve
Supported Systems Windows macOS
Technologies Engine.Source
Last Change Number 22936776
Last Record Update 27 March 2024 – 21:44:15 UTC ()
Release Date 17 November 2008 – 08:00:00 UTC ()

From Valve (the creators of Counter-Strike, Half-Life and more) comes Left 4 Dead, a co-op action horror game for the PC and Xbox 360 that casts up to four players in an epic struggle for survival against swarming zombie hordes and terrifying mutant monsters.

Additional Information

Developer Valve
metacritic_url pc/left4dead
gamedir left4dead
metacritic_name Left 4 Dead
icon empty string
controller_support full
metacritic_score 89
NoServers Yes
primarycache 502
state eStateAvailable
serverbrowsername Left 4 Dead
vacmacmodulecache SteamDB Unknown App 160 [UNPUBLISHED]
vacmodulecache SteamDB Unknown App 202 [UNPUBLISHED]
vacmodulefilename sourceinit.dat
ValidOSList Windows macOS
community_visible_stats Yes
languages_macos english,german,french,italian,koreana,spanish,schinese,tchinese,russian,thai,japanese,portuguese,polish,danish,dutch,finnish,norwegian,swedish,hungarian,czech,romanian,turkish
InstallScript installscript.vdf
DLCAvailableOnStore Yes
Publisher Valve
languages (extended) english,german,french,italian,koreana,spanish,schinese,tchinese,russian,thai,japanese,portuguese,polish,danish,dutch,finnish,norwegian,swedish,hungarian,czech,romanian,turkish
Store Release Date 17 November 2008 ()
community_hub_visible Yes
Primary Genre Action (1)
Store Genres Action (1)
Steam Release Date 17 November 2008 – 08:00:00 UTC ()
Original Release Date 17 November 2008 – 08:00:00 UTC () (1226908800)
Store Asset Modification Time 28 April 2023 – 15:55:53 UTC () (1682697353)
review_score 9
review_percentage 96
Detected Technologies (?) Engine.Source, SDK.Bink_Video, SDK.CEF, SDK.Miles_Sound_System
Steam Deck Compatibility
  • category: Playable
  • test_timestamp: 23 March 2022 – 00:00:00 UTC
  • tested_build_id: 8119716
  • configuration:
  • Some functionality is not accessible when using the default controller configuration, requiring use of the touchscreen or virtual keyboard, or a community configuration
  • This game shows Steam Deck controller icons
  • In-game interface text is legible on Steam Deck
  • This game's default graphics configuration performs well on Steam Deck
  • Note: This game does not default to external Bluetooth/USB controllers on Deck, and may require manually switching the active controller via the Quick Access Menu
deckresolutionoverride Native
Content Descriptors Frequent Violence or Gore (2), General Mature Content (5)
controllertagwizard Yes

Supported Languages

28 Languages Interface Full Audio Subtitles Achievements
English Yes Yes Yes Yes
French Yes Yes Yes Yes
German Yes Yes Yes Yes
Spanish - Spain Yes Yes Yes Yes
Russian Yes Yes Yes Yes
Danish Yes Yes Yes
Dutch Yes Yes Yes
Finnish Yes Yes Yes
Italian Yes Yes Yes
Japanese Yes Yes Yes
Norwegian Yes Yes Yes
Polish Yes Yes Yes
Portuguese - Portugal Yes Yes Yes
Simplified Chinese Yes Yes Yes
Swedish Yes Yes Yes
Traditional Chinese Yes Yes Yes
Korean Yes Yes Yes
Bulgarian Yes Yes Yes
Czech Yes Yes Yes
Greek Yes Yes Yes
Hungarian Yes Yes Yes
Portuguese - Brazil Yes Yes Yes
Romanian Yes Yes Yes
Spanish - Latin America Yes Yes Yes
Thai Yes Yes Yes
Turkish Yes Yes Yes
Ukrainian Yes Yes Yes
Vietnamese Yes Yes Yes



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Web Assets
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capsule_616x353.jpgLast-Modified: 18 December 2014 – 00:41:00 UTC
header.jpgLast-Modified: 18 December 2014 – 00:41:00 UTC
hero_capsule.jpgLast-Modified: 26 October 2022 – 22:37:27 UTC
library_600x900.jpgLast-Modified: 2 September 2019 – 20:49:27 UTC
library_hero.jpgLast-Modified: 20 September 2019 – 23:19:30 UTC
logo.pngLast-Modified: 20 September 2019 – 23:17:07 UTC

Steam charts

  • 322 players right now
  • 692 24-hour peak
  • 30,616 all-time peak

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Store data

  • #922 in top sellers
  • 53,080 positive reviews
  • 2,028 negative reviews
  • 96.32% positive reviews

Twitch stats

  • 6 viewers right now
  • 82 24-hour peak
  • 140,433 all-time peak

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How many players are playing Left 4 Dead right now on Steam?

Steam player counter indicates there are currently 322 players live playing Left 4 Dead on Steam.

Left 4 Dead had an all-time peak of 30616 concurrent players on 22 April 2009.

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