Valve today announced the availability of the Left 4 Dead 2 demo to all PC gamers and all Xbox LIVE Gold Members. It had previously only been available to those that had pre-ordered the game.

The Left 4 Dead 2 demo features gameplay taken from "The Parish" campaign, set in the New Orleans French Quarter. Playable by 1 to 4 players over local or Internet connections on both the Xbox 360 and PC (with two-player split screen available on the Xbox 360), the demo features all the new boss infected zombies and many of the new melee weapons included in the full product. You can read more about the demo in our hands-on article.

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