On Monday you’ll be able to get Alien Swarm from Valve for free.
Interestingly, Valve’s also releasing an SDK on Monday. That’ll be free. The code base for Alien Swarm is being released on Monday as well. Yes; for free.
I’ve got pictures and crunchy stuff. Okay, pictures first:
Now for the crunchy stuff:
- Tactical, 4 player co-op action game with a top-down perspective
- Complete game code and mod tools
- Unlock persistent items by gaining levels
- Over 40 weapons and equipment with countless loadout configurations
- 4 unique classes and 8 unique characters
- Matchmaking, Steam Cloud, Steam Stats
- 64 achievements
- Tile-based map generation tool
- Powered by Source and Steam