Left 4 Dead Free To Play Via Steam This Friday

Got big weekend plans? Oh, yeah? Cancel them. Starting on Friday (that's tomorrow, folks) at 12:01AM GMT -- which actually ends up being 8:00PM EDT this evening -- the PC version of the heralded Left 4 Dead will be available for a free 24-hour trial via Steam. That free trial will include access to the recently released Survival Pack DLC, which introduces a new multiplayer game mode and two additional Versus campaigns. Those who wish to give L4D and the Survival Pack a try may now pre-load everything needed to play with no obligation to purchase; for more information on 'L4D Freaky Free Friday,' you can visit www.steamgames.com.

On a side note, Left 4 Dead is frequently used here at HotHardware in benchmarking some of the latest and greatest gaming machines on the market, and while we'd definitely encourage you to indulge in a free day of gaming, you may want to avoid if you're known to cave in the face of awesomeness. In other words, good luck walking away once Friday's done.