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‘Left 4 Dead 3 Is Back In Development,’ Claims New Report

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Rumours about Left 4 Dead 3 are about as common as rumours for GTA 6, Bully 2 and – of course – Half-Life 3. However, it seems as though one Valve insider has multiple reasons to believe that L4D 3 is back in development.

YouTuber and known Valve leaker, Tyler McVicker of ValveNewsNetwork recently shared a video of his knowledge of Left 4 Dead 3, claiming that “multiple” of his unnamed sources have said it’s back at the forefront for Valve.

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In the video, which you can watch below, ValveNewsNetwork explains that the extreme hype for the upcoming VR game, Half-Life: Alyx, has spurred Valve into action on a third addition to the Left 4 Dead franchise.

“There is a high chance [Valve] will be pulling Left 4 Dead 3 out again,” VNN explains in the video. “And they may already have done that”.

He goes on to add: “I have word that there were a few major meetings that took place almost immediately after the trailer for Half-Life: Alyx dropped that essentially caused everybody internally at Valve to change everything about their future plans for virtual reality, public communication, and game development in general.”

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It sounds too good to be true, considering that it’s believed Left 4 Dead 3 was in the works until 2017, when the project was apparently scrapped.

This isn’t the first time that the Valve leaker has claimed a new game is coming. Just last month, VNN said that Valve was working on a Left 4 Dead VR game, again thanks to the overwhelmingly positive response to Half-Life: Alyx.

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Until we hear official word from Valve, take the rumours with a pinch of salt for now. At least we have Half-Life: Alyx to look forward to! The VR game will launch this year, and despite initial concerns, will be the length of a full new addition to the beloved franchise.

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