Team Fortress 2 Has Lots Planned For The Rest Of The Year, Except Halloween

Jason Winter
By Jason Winter, News Editor
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"What We're Up To" isn't the most scintillating headline, but when you're Team Fortress 2, you don't really need to assault people with catchy buzzwords and overly colorful copy. (You have lots and lots of guns to assault people with.) Instead, Valve takes the subdued approach with its most recent progress update, laying out its ambitious plans for the remainder of 2015.

There's a major update in the works, which will include new maps, new cosmetics, a new campaign (probably in the style of the recent Gun Mettle campaign), and the hotly anticipated competitive matchmaking. Mannpower Mode, introduced in December, is also expected to move out of beta soon.

With all that planned, however, one yearly TF2 tradition had to bite the dust. Well, not completely... Valve won't be producing a new Halloween map or game mode this year, instead opting to turn the Halloween decorations over to the fans. All six previous Halloween special events will be activated, and the best content from the Steam Workshop will also be available. If you still want to get into the festive spirit, you can do so by submitting content to the Workshop with the tag "Halloween" before Oct. 18.

As an added bonus, all new Halloween-themed items will be usable year-round, not just during the Halloween season and full moons. Well, fang you very much, Valve.

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About the Author

Jason Winter
Jason Winter, News Editor
Jason Winter is a veteran gaming journalist, he brings a wide range of experience to MMOBomb, including two years with Beckett Media where he served as the editor of the leading gaming magazine Massive Online Gamer. He has also written professionally for several gaming websites.

Discussion (9)

phanda 7 years ago
RIP TF2 now its TF:GO

siko 7 years ago
haters

Jafarson 7 years ago
s h i t wardrobe simulator is dead already, only kids are playing. did i say PLAYING? sorry i was going to tell u that this is not GAME anymore, they are looking stupid outfits and hats of each other and dancing f u c k i n g KONGA, no one cares to PLAY!

Wraith 7 years ago
Valve pls #Diretide pt. 2.

Artosis 7 years ago
So acctualy it is nothing good. The game already has a ton of ( bad maps ), hats and other garbage. How about an update that acctualy improves some things in the game.
it is a joke

9REEN 7 years ago
Wont help it agianst Overwatch lol

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