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Left 4 Dead 360 Update Released

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  1. alexp999

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    A free update for the Xbox 360 version of Left 4 Dead is available now via Xbox Live. The update includes a host of fixes, tweaks and new features, including enhancements to Versus mode for improved competitive play. The full change list is:

    General
    • Fixed Survivors being able to climb surfaces marked for versus infected only
    • Fixed a class of SurvivorBot bugs dealing with rescuing downed players
    • Players can no longer grab ladders while flying through the air after a Tank punch
    • Shooting near a car with an alarm that has already fired the alarm will no longer make chirping noises
    • Fixed mini-gun physics exploit
    • Fixed propane tanks (and other physics objects) causing players to fall through elevators
    • Fixed rare achievement bug issues
    • Fixed several map exploits

    Versus Changes
    • Added HUD elements to show status of other infected players
    • Fixed instance where a Survivor changing to the infected team would be attacked by infected bots
    • Normalized special infected melee damage
    • Fixed exploit where infected players could run away and teleport back to gain health
    • Players can only change teams once per map
    • Players can't change teams while other players are still loading
    • Tank spawns at the same % through the map for both teams in versus mode
    • Made the Tank and Witch spawn directly on the escape route
    • Increased chance of getting the Tank or Witch
    • Fixed team swap issue

    Hunter
    • Easier to pounce a Survivor who is meleeing
    • Increased Minimum damage a Hunter pounce does

    Smoker
    • Fixed Smoker tongue tolerance
    • Smoker now has to be killed or the tongue destroyed for the tongue to break
    • Survivors cannot bash someone off the tongue until the
    • Survivor being pulled is paralyzed or hanging
    • Tongue attacks that fail to paralyze or hang a Survivor will use the shorter ability delay timer
    • Fixed cases where the ability timer was not using the correct time
    • Fixed case where you could point at a Survivor but not register a tongue hit
    • Fixed Smoker tongue not targeting and landing properly through PZ ghosts
    • Smoker tongue does damage every second while dragging paralyzed Survivors

    Tank
    • Bashable objects now appear with a red glow
    • Tanks hitting a car with an alarm disables the alarm permanently
    • Tank frustration timer is only reset by hitting Survivors with rocks or fists
    • Reduced autoshotgun damage against Tanks

    Witch
    • Witch spawns at the same % through the map for both teams
    • Avoids spawning within a certain % of the tank
    • Fixed an exploit where the Witch could be woken up and tricked into attacking Survivors
     
  2. Mussels

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    wow the 360 only just got this? its fairly old on the PC version.
     
  3. DanielF50 New Member

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    Yeah, but im pretty sure this is the first major 360 update, the pc has already had 2 updates.

    and I think EA released this patch, not valve, so valve will probably release the patch soon :)

    Dan
     
  4. DaveK

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    Hmm, it's been a while since I played it. Might dust it off, update it and try and get some more achievements.
     

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