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Valve Compensates 12,000 Banned Gamers With Left 4 Dead 2 Copies

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Posted July 27, 2010 - By Jake Gaskill






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Proving once again why they are as beloved by gamers as they are, Valve Software have not only unbanned 12,000 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 players on Steam, but they’ve also given them something for the hassle: two free copies of Left 4 Dead 2.


As GamesIndustry.biz reports, a bug in Steam cropped up recently that tricked the system’s anti-cheating measures into thinking non-cheating players were in fact big, stinking cheaters. This error resulted in a slew of bans that Valve, at first, said they weren’t responsible for. However, after doing some digging, Valve realized it was in fact an error on their end.

This prompted Valve head Gabe Newell to send out a personal message to all afflicted players that admitted, “This was our mistake, and I apologize for any frustration or angst it may have caused you.” To smooth things over even more, Newell also informed players, “We have given you a free copy of Left 4 Dead 2 to give as a gift on Steam, plus a free copy for yourself if you didn’t already own the game.”

Valve: Always keeping it classy.

Source: GameIndustry.biz

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