Microsoft Charging For Xbox 360 Game Add-On That's Free On PC

Eurogamer reports that Microsoft is charging $7 for the downloadable Crash Course add-on, due this month, to the zombie-splattering Xbox 360 game Left 4 Dead. Crash Course will be free on the PC version of the game via Steam, but the Destructoid story cites a Eurogamer interview with Chet Faliszek of Valve, the game’s developer. He tells Eurogamer:

“We own our platform, Steam. Microsoft owns their platform. They wanted to make sure there’s an economy of value there.”

You go, Microsoft, with your bad “economy of value” selves.

L4D1 DLC pricing not Valve’s decision [Eurogamer, via Destructoid]