GC ’08: Left 4 Dead “50-50” Chance of Hitting PS3

Valve’s Doug Lombardi has stated today at the Games Convention in Leipzig that the PLAYSTATION 3’s recent success has raised some eyebrows at the company.

“We’re always evaluating what’s happening in the marketplace and certainly something that’s happening in the last couple of months is that Sony’s managed to sell some boxes,” said Lombardi.

“So whether or not you like developing for that platform, if they’ve got millions of people connected to that platform and buying their games you have to take it seriously.”

He stated that “They’re in the race now, so we’ve got to re-evaluate that for what it is.”

Regarding the chances of currently Xbox 360 and PC exclusive Left 4 Dead hitting the PLAYSTATION 3, Lombardi stated “50-50 right now”.

“There’s zero chance of it happening this year. It’s something that’s being talked about right now as the game is gaining popularity and looking like it’s going to be a hit.”

At least there is still hope for PLAYSTATION 3 owners.

[LGC: “50-50” chance of Left 4 Dead PS3]

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