Recent multiplayer games appear to close down virtually weekly, however 16 years after launch, good ole’ Team Fortress 2 continues to be chugging together with a brand new “full-on update-sized replace” coming this summer season. Valve’s hero shooter has been in upkeep mode for a couple of years, solely receiving seasonal updates and patches to repair exploits and combat bots. So, judging by Valve’s “bleeding-edge communication” blog post, this would be the game’s first main content material replace in years.
According to the weblog publish, the replace will carry new “gadgets, maps, taunts, uncommon results, struggle paints and who is aware of what else?!” The previous few summer season updates have primarily been centered on gadgets, so followers can sink their tooth into one thing a bit extra chunky this time. Valve have been fast to level out that this is not a “summer-themed” replace although – until you need it to be. Yes, Valve additionally requested submissions from Steam Workshop creators to have their work thought-about for the “as-yet-unnamed” replace. The deadline for submissions is May 1st.
I’m certain TF2 gamers will provide you with some thrilling stuff if the modding group’s historical past is any indication. Last yr, gamers modded Team Fortress 2 to implement parkour components from the opposite TF2, Titanfall 2. Modders have been capable of get wall-running and a grappling hook – AKA one of the best factor in games – working and the outcomes are, fairly actually, game-changing.
Team Fortress 2 is the reward that retains giving, and its beneficiant attain extends previous the game. Recently, the TF2 solid continued their chaotic sandwich-spree with a rendition of ABBA’s Mamma Mia – it’s simply endlessly healthful.
Anyway, Steam Workshop creators have till May 1st to be thought-about for the replace, in order Valve says ‘get to work! (Or again to work, for those who have been already working.)” Team Fortress 2 is presently a free-to-play obtain on Steam.