Nine distinct classes provide a broad range of tactical abilities and personalities. Constantly updated with new game modes, maps, equipment and, most importantly, hats!
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Release Date: Oct 10, 2007

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One of the most popular online action games of all time, Team Fortress 2 delivers constant free updates—new game modes, maps, equipment and, most importantly, hats. Nine distinct classes provide a broad range of tactical abilities and personalities, and lend themselves to a variety of player skills.

New to TF? Don’t sweat it!
No matter what your style and experience, we’ve got a character for you. Detailed training and offline practice modes will help you hone your skills before jumping into one of TF2’s many game modes, including Capture the Flag, Control Point, Payload, Arena, King of the Hill and more.

Make a character your own!
There are hundreds of weapons, hats and more to collect, craft, buy and trade. Tweak your favorite class to suit your gameplay style and personal taste. You don’t need to pay to win—virtually all of the items in the Mann Co. Store can also be found in-game.

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    • OS: Windows® 7 (32/64-bit)/Vista/XP
    • Processor: 1.7 GHz Processor or better
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • DirectX: Version 8.1
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 15 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Mouse, Keyboard
    • OS: Windows® 7 (32/64-bit)
    • Processor: Pentium 4 processor (3.0GHz, or better)
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 15 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Mouse, Keyboard
    • OS: OS X version Leopard 10.5.8 and above
    • Processor: 1.7 GHz Processor or better
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 8 or higher, ATI X1600 or higher, Intel HD 3000 or higher
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 15 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Mouse, Keyboard
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04
    • Processor: Dual core from Intel or AMD at 2.8 GHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: nVidia GeForce 8600/9600GT, ATI/AMD Radeon HD2600/3600 (Graphic Drivers: nVidia 310, AMD 12.11), OpenGL 2.1
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 15 GB available space
    • Sound Card: OpenAL Compatible Sound Card
    • Additional Notes: Mouse, Keyboard
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234 of 291 people (80%) found this review helpful
520 people found this review funny
1,600.4 hrs on record
Posted: September 27
The only game where it's acceptable to whip a black man as a white american to make them move faster.
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277 of 423 people (65%) found this review helpful
34 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
4,928.2 hrs on record
Posted: September 25
The meet your match update.

I met my match alright, because I can't stand this horrible update.

I've been a long time player, been here since the Replay Update back in may of 2011, and this is my absolute favorite game of all time, but this update might finally be the nail in the coffin for me.

The biggest glaring issue here is the removal of valve servers. Say you want to play a match of sawmill or maybe a map that isn't so popular such as lumberyard, you would normally just bring up the browser, narrow the search to the map you want, find the valve server with a healthy amount of players and good ping, boom! You're done!

Nope, with the newest EPIC CONTENT UPDATE, these servers have since been removed, and replaced with 'casual mode'

Casual mode

Now casual mode is its own can of worms. During the launch of this update, you couldn't even CHOOSE THE MAP YOU WANTED TO PLAY ON. You picked your game mode, pressed a button, and now you're shoved in a que for an extrememly long waiting time. Some things have been fixed since then, though the experience is hardly any better. It goes something like this:

1. Choose the map and mode you wish to play

2. Enter the que and wait up to 5 minutes to get into a game

3. Join a server that is often a one sided stomp that ends faster than the time it took to join the server

4. The map ends, everyone disconnects

5. Repeat steps 1-4 until you die of old age

You might be thinking "just go play on community servers!" If by "community servers" you mean "only 2fort/dustbowl" then sure, you can play that to your hearts content. But for a game with 92 different maps spanning across 15 game modes, I think I'm right in wanting a little bit of diversity here and there.

There are other servers of course, many in fact, so why don't I play on some of them? Mainly because, most of them are garbage custom servers or AMAZING trade servers. I hope you like custom maps/modes (especially minecraft ones), because there are about 9 billion of them to choose from!

I live on the east coast of America and mainly play at night. I can hardly ever find a match with 20 players+, good ping, and stock maps that aren't dustbowl/2fort. This is unnacceptable. Where the hell are all the 50k players at?

Competitive Mode

I don't play competitive, and frankly never ever will. Personally I believe this game isn't competitive and should have never had had this mode added. This is the main point of this update, so it must be amazing right?


As far as I know, this mode has been in beta for half a year, maybe less/more. Plenty of time to polish some of its features up. But yet again, Valve somehow managed to screw it up.

No class restrictions, telephone number REQUIRED or else you have to spend money, no weapon restrictions, no real rewards.

No class restricitions is self explanatory. You can have about 6 engineers/snipers/spies on your team if you wanted. Now this isn't always a bad thing per se, but If you plan on playing competitive solo, half a team full of gibus spies might be an issue.

The telephone number restriction helps combat against trolls and griefers, but then again, what about the people that don't have a telephone number or don't want to give away their personal contact information to Valve?

Cough up that $10 buddy because that's the toll of admission if you want to join the competitive club.

Now to me, the no weapon restrictions would honestly kill the mode for me. Banning some of the more broken weapons would really level the playing field. Instead, you get full access to the mini-crits-on-demand cola and the reserve 130-damage-for-blowbacking-a-target-shooter (which by the way, valve planned on buffing for this update).

Last but not least, no real rewards. Valve should be aware that the vast majority of the playerbase isn't going to play competitive just to win and rank up that badge that no one outside of competitive mode will see. They could have added some fancy new weapon skins or exclusive cosmetics to compensate that gut wrenching grind to level 10 or even level 18. But instead, you get nothing. You upgrade your badge to a different picture and that's your lot.

In conclusion

tldr this update sucks and I advise everyone to stay away from the game until they update casual to feel more like valve servers again

This is my first long review that isn't just a meme sentence, and this game has a special place in my heart, so it deserves something that comes from it.
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30 of 34 people (88%) found this review helpful
9 people found this review funny
4,588.0 hrs on record
Posted: October 5
My advice? Find a community you can call home. Then you'll come to realize just how short 4000 hours can be.
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30 of 36 people (83%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
2,497.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 3
all i care about is the competetive 6s community to grow up ... this game is amazing and hopefully valve will plays its card right.
no comp player played this game for money... we play it ( im not a comp player ) because we love the game not because of the money if one valve tf team can see this then you know what to do.

You made one of the greatest game of all time don't ♥♥♥♥ it up.
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95 of 154 people (62%) found this review helpful
10 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
3,877.6 hrs on record
Posted: September 24
Valve have systematically destroyed everything that made TF2 fun.

They opened the floodgates to bratty little smartarses on their big brother's hand-me-down PC or school laptop when they took a game with modest system requirements and made it free. The player community has since degenerated in to smack-talk and reciting memes stolen from ♥♥♥♥♥, which is a far cry from the game where Internet Tough Guys used to be told to '♥♥♥♥ off back to xbox live' and were promptly kicked. They also made it impossible to punish hackers by making the game free; a VAC ban just results in them opening a new account.

They encouraged poor form with weapons and 'killstreak kits' that incentivised playing like a tryhard (often at the expense of your own team and the objective).

They've provided the bare minimum in terms of support since their newer games started making bank. When balance changes come, they come with the most superficial understanding of gameplay dynamics and typically come with a six-months-to-forever wait for fixes to their fixes; they even admitted in a blog post that they simply nerf whatever is popular and buff whatever goes unused. They've straight-up declined to take any role in managing the in-game economy since adding a single new metal sink mechanic about three years ago, meaning players without a lot of disposable income are SOL when it comes to exchanging metal for keys or other goods. We're also now lucky if we get a single non-annual, non-community-developed content update a year - and even then, they're usually paid grind-fests for a bunch of reskinned guns.

They made netcode changes a few years back, allowing servers more control over client variables, which most community server operators have never managed to use constructively. To this day, most community-run servers play like crap (even when they're not running obnoxious mods). This wasn't so bad when Valve began running vanilla pub servers but they've since taken those away, too.

And now they're trying to turn a very dated game about silly hats and dance parties, with a playerbase who largely appreciated TF2 because it isn't Counter Strike or DOTA2 and wasn't trying to be, in to some 'esports' abomination. Even their 'casual mode', our supposed replacement for Valve pubs, has a giant lifetime kill/death counter displayed across the screen, attracting entirely the wrong sort and priorities in what was supposed to be an objective- and team-focused game. Never mind that their matchmaking system is next to useless if you feel like playing a couple of specific maps; you're either waiting for forever to get on your maps or you select every map and repeatedly end up on Turbine (albeit, pretty quickly) or you use the server browser to find one of the aforementioned terrible community servers.

It's great the Valve supported a game for as long as they did but, at this point, I suspect no stewardship at all would be less destructive than the half-arsed support the game receives now. What made TF2 special and what that one intern at Valve wants TF2 to be are two very different things.
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115 of 195 people (59%) found this review helpful
5 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
3,254.8 hrs on record
Posted: October 2
What happened. No seriously, what happened to this game. I feel it all started going downhill after the introducton of promotional and cosmetic items that didn't fit the style. Now it's a wasteland of community models with precisely zero quality control, extremely awful optimization, a billion weapon reskins, the scamm-co store, traders, and an utterly broken menu system. Valve's quickplay devastated custom map servers by not listing them, something that caused many to shut down completely and disband a lot of great communities. The End of the Line update was an inarguable disaster that even the most hardcore valve fanboy couldn't defend with broken promises and no actual content. And finally there's the trainwreck known as meet your match. The only reason I still play is because I have an old bunch of friends I can go back to. To anyone who actually reads this past the idiotic and useless "POOTIS" comments on the front page just know what this game has become, it's been a long time since 2007.
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13 of 16 people (81%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
3,425.0 hrs on record
Posted: October 9
The game totally went downhill after they forced Matchmaking into the game and removed all the pub servers. I don't mind them adding Matchmaking, but at least make it an option.
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13 of 16 people (81%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
2,910.1 hrs on record
Posted: October 22
I need to say this now with my nearly 3k hours on the game. This game used to be SOOOO fun, until recent years came around. Valve doesn't care anymore (And if they do they sure don't act like it) The "Major" updates they push are always broken. I still love this game to bits and it feels bad to say all this negativity about it but they don't listen to the community, and until they begin caring again, I don't recommend this game.
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14 of 18 people (78%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
1,702.9 hrs on record
Posted: October 16
Посчитав , что будет неправильно не написать обзор на игру в которую я наиграл более 1к часов , я решил исправить это недоразумение и написать полноценное мнение о <Команде Невероятных 2>.Но так же попытаюсь не засорять ваши головы лишней информацией , а максимально коротко описать всё , что я думаю об этой игре.
Началось всё , когда Робин Уолтер и Джон Кук сделали бесплатный мод для <Quake> , под названием <Team Fortress Classic> , спустя время Valve подхватили идею и решили начать разработку 2й части.Спустя 10лет вышла TF2 , в которой присутствовал сюжет основанный на вражде двух братьев - владельцев MannCo.Сама же война велась за территорию на которой содержался - австралий.Собственно игрок будет учавствовать в этой битве , после захода в саму игру и выбора режима.К слову , их достаточно много , но я назову самые любимые - сопровождение , захват точек и царь горы.
Конечно главным геймплейным элементом игры являются классы:
Разведчик - быстрый и ловкий , однако быстро гибнущий в руках неопытного игрока.
Cолдат - медленный и в меру живучий , идеально подходит для рассталкивания толпы.
Поджигатель - может наносить урон даже после смерти.
Подрывник - как и солдат , идеален проти толпы , однако требует более точного расчёта , что бы случайно себя не подорвать.
Инженер - главное в его деле , это хорошая позиция для постройки.
Пулимётчик - толстый и медленный , но не заменим в осаде или защите.
Медик - старайтесь лечить всех и держитесь подальше от врага , а то без вас команда совсем загнётся.
Снайпер - хорошего снайпера НЕ должно быть много.
Шпион - не маскируйся под разведчика.
О классах коротко рассказал , теперь обговления.Не сомненно скины были не самой лучшей идеей однако говорить , что они превратили игру в CSGO тоже не стоит , они просто есть._.А к компетитиву надо было по серьёзней в 1й же день апдейта отнестись...В любом случае , что бы вентели не делали с игрой , я навсегда останусь верен ей и не бошу даже тогда когда выйдет 2й Overwatch(у меня даже 1го нет).Мой обзор можеть быть для кого-то банальным(так и есть) , но я не хотел разглагольствовать и нужно было сохранить основную суть , которую я надесюсь , смог до вас донести.
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15 of 20 people (75%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
353.1 hrs on record
Posted: September 30
I love this game. I may not have thousands of hours like some people, or a dozen unusual australium weapons, but i got rather good at it in my time playing. I put up with a lot of ♥♥♥♥, Broken comp, broken weapons, no new content for like a ♥♥♥♥ing year, ect. But then they took away valve servers. That is where the fun for me was. Going into a random game, picking the team that is losing, then tryharding pubstomping until we where winning. That's where the fun in the game was for me. Now, that is gone. For all it's faults, it's far from a bad game. But i don't like sitting around and waiting for 10 mins for a 4 min match.
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647.5 hrs
Posted: October 24
Great Game. Need some more online configurations and reskins thats all :D
P.S. Want Cactus Canyon back please
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145.4 hrs
Posted: October 24
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26.8 hrs
Posted: October 24
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1.0 hrs
Posted: October 24
its a simple game, but this graphic i dont like
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JJS | SFM Posters
1,722.3 hrs
Posted: October 24
Still a good game, even after the atrocity that is meet your match. I'd steer clear of pubs unless your new, go for competitive instead; it's a much smaller and nicer community. TF2Centre is awesome and Valve's competitive is also great, but you might want to queue with other people.

There's always something to do; trading, MGE (1v1's), Competitive; Jump maps, Surf maps. You really can't go wrong with picking up this game, after all it's free.
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192.7 hrs
Posted: October 24
a great game
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hey whats up guys its scarce
8.3 hrs
Posted: October 24
cant even get into a match 0/10
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318.3 hrs
Posted: October 24
meh, seems nice, unless your an awp wielding psyhcopath then count me in. anywho this game is nice :D
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356.3 hrs
Posted: October 24
Best game ever PERIOD
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7.3 hrs
Posted: October 24
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