Team Fortress 2 Classic – an old school inspired TF2 mod – is available for players to download now.
Developed by Eminoma, Team Fortress 2 Classic aims to recover the joy of Team Fortress 2 from 2008-2009. The developers recently announced its official launch on Twitter and posted a corresponding blog post that expands on what to expect in a little more detail.
The last day! Day 4 of The Death & Taxes Update, the official release of Team Fortress 2 Classic, is now live!
Read and above all download: https://t.co/Zn90uum3Gb pic.twitter.com/WRuFxLdnYb
– TF2Classic (@ tf2classic) July 4, 2020
“The last day!” reads the tweet. “Day 4 of The Death & Taxes Update, the official version of Team Fortress 2 Classic, is now live!”
The blog post offers more clarity: “The moment when you all die for … or you will die for …”
“The release of Team Fortress 2 Classic and the brand new update to ship with it, The Death & Taxes Update! It has finally arrived, and now we can allow you to use all those shiny new weapons and kill each other on all the brand new maps introduced in this update, on all the maps that come back from the past and on a handful of Live TF2! “
The description of the mod included in the blog post states that, “Team Fortress 2 Classic is a reinterpretation of the 2008-2009 era of the original Team Fortress 2, of which it is what we consider the classic era”, with features that have been demolished and processed or new content such as new weapons and game modes. “
“These game modes consist of original basic TF2 game modes ranging from Capture the Flag to Special Delivery, our additions such as VIP and Domination or even the addition of two new teams in different existing modes.”
The post also mentions that there are several weapons brought by Team Fortress 2 live, so players will have some familiar equipment to work with.
You can download Team Fortress 2 Classic here. In related news, it has recently been revealed that a developer of Team Fortress 2 has called one of his colleagues a “knob” in the game’s source code.