It's been a long time in coming, but it's finally here.
Earlier today, a post
titled "I ever tell you about the time my buddy Keith played L4D2 on Linux" (a reference to recurring stories told by one of the L4D2 characters
) appeared on the Left 4 Dead Blog.
QuoteThe L4D2 Beta build is a separate download from the main game. This is where we are testing new features to the game – currently we are testing EMS. Starting next week, we will be testing Linux there as well.
The Left 4 Dead 2
Linux client will appear in the upcoming Left 4 Dead 2 Beta app, similar to the Team Fotress 2 Beta app, which appears as a separate game and is not compatible with servers running the normal game.
The beta will be accessible for all L4D2 owners, and is slated to go live next week!