by Joshua Russo
Express Gaming is claiming to have reports that with the departure of Valve’s lead writer Marc Laidlaw, the developer is focusing on making Left 4 Dead 3 its next release. It has been almost seven years since the release of Left 4 Dead 2 and at this point, fans would welcome any sequel from Valve with a 3 in its name.
The report also claims that 2017 is the target for the game’s release. In similar fashion to the previous two installments, Left 4 Dead 3 will feature three males and one female as playable characters. The characters are named Irvin, Garrett Jr., Keenan and Katherine. No Mercy, Cliff-Hanger, Early Destination, Crashland, Impasse and Inquisitor Land are the six reported campaigns that will be available.
Apparently with Laidlaw’s retirement from Valve, Half Life 3 has been put on hold pushing Left 4 Dead 3 full steam ahead. Valve has yet to officially comment on these reports.