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Valve investigating The War Z following accusations of false advertising, Hammerpoint say players "misread" Steam store page

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Valve investigating The War Z following accusations of false advertising, Hammerpoint say players "misread" Steam store pageValve are now investigating The War Z's Steam forum following multiple complaints from players claiming to have been unfairly banned for criticising Hammerpoint's zombie shooter. This follows yesterday's news that The War Z's Steam store page contained inaccurate claims about non-existent features amounting to false advertising. Hammerpoint have now edited the game's product description to more clearly delineate between upcoming and existing content. They've also issued an apology to gamers who "misread" the Steam Store page.

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The War Z arrives on Steam as an unfinished 'Foundation Release', becomes top seller

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The War Z arrives on Steam as an unfinished 'Foundation Release', becomes top sellerThe War Z has just launched on Steam. Actually, "launched" is probably the wrong word to use, given that the game hasn't even reached the metaphorical launch pad, and is still being ferried along by one of those giant, slow moving platforms they use to bring the games out of the giant warehouses they're developed in. Whatever's happening, The War Z has just appeared on Steam in some strange prototype form. It's not finished — Hammerpoint are calling it a 'Foundation Release', which means that it's missing a whole bunch of features — but you are invited to spend your cash today on the promise of updates tomorrow.

Update: Hammerpoint have changed the Steam store page to reflect the current state of The War Z, separating features they hope to include from ones that are currently in-game. Though some faults still remain.

More on this below.

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