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Team Fortress 2: Game info


Game overview/synopsis

Team Fortress 2 is a team-basedfirst-person shooter, which sees two teams taking part in a variety of modes including capture the flag.

There are nine character classes with different abilities, and the game features a cartoon-like style.

Competitive play is usually 6v6, 9v9 or 4v4.

The game is known for its close-knit community and there is also the ability to buy, sell and trade in-game items such as character outfits.


Blurb

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.

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.

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.


Key info

Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, PS3
Typical game length: 30-40mins
Players: 6v6, 9v9, 4v4
Genre: Shooter
Price: Free (with optional in-game microtransactions)
Publisher: Valve
Notable tournaments: ESEA TF2 Invitational
Website: http://www.teamfortress.com/
Popularity: Around 2m active players per fortnight
Twitch: Outside the top 50 most watched games in October 2016
Launched: October 2007
Pegi age rating: 16
Other Pegi info: Realistic looking violence

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