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Team Fortress 2 Update, Free Weekend

Steam News has word that the Team Fortress 2 update that adds the new Gold Rush map is now automatically available via Steam and that Valve is kicking off a Team Fortress 2 free weekend starting Friday:

The Team Fortress 2: Gold Rush Update is now available, free to owners of Team Fortress 2 via Steam. The Gold Rush Update introduces the new Gold Rush map and Payload gameplay style, the first set of unlockable weapons, and a new set of achievements for the Medic.

In other TF2 news, a worldwide Team Fortress 2 Free Weekend will begin Friday at noon PDT, and will include access to the new content released today in the TF2: Gold Rush Update. Using the functionality made available through Steam and Steamworks, all of the files needed to join the Free Weekend are available for pre-loading now.

The Free Weekend is open to players around the world, and there is no obligation to purchase to participate; all that is needed is a Steam account to join.

To start pre-loading everything you need to play on Friday and learn more about Team Fortress 2, please visit www.steamgames.com/goldrush

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7. Re: No subject Apr 30, 2008, 11:08 xXBatmanXx
 
I will get shit for this and deservedly so..
I'm an old school NetQuake player.. old school FPS'er.. hard core gamer..
and on sunday night, i finally downloaded Steam and TF2.

I am WAY behind.
However.. good god that game is fucking fun.

nah - I got it right away, played for a couple months, now only play when people do an invite....

The game will go back to sucking with no medics very quickly. I have a lot of time as Medic, but get bored as I am the only one and everyone bitches for a medic.

Here's how it works EVERYTIME:
Team Blue: Zero Medics
Team Red: 2 Medics

Team Red wins every single time.

No thanks....

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