Team Fortress 2 Scout Update Hits Steam, Valve Running 50% Off Sale Through Friday

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Valve today launched the anticipated Scout update for its multiplayer class-based shooter Team Fortress 2.

The update adds new Scout achievements, three unlockable weapons--the Sandman ball and bat, Bonk energy drink and Force-A-Nature shotgun--and three community maps to the mix. The update did not include a new mode, "Meet the" movie, or a Valve-created map, all oft-rumored potential additions.

Valve has also reduced the cost of Team Fortress 2 by half until Friday, bringing the price down to a paltry $10. The discount follows a popular half-off Left 4 Dead sale, which netted overall sales that beat the game's original launch.

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    February 25, 2009 1:19 AM

    Any word on the new mode at all?

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      February 25, 2009 1:30 AM

      They were just playing with you, like the gullible gamers that you are!

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        February 25, 2009 4:29 AM

        Indeed, it's another of their little jokes, like claiming to have fixed facestabs.

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      February 25, 2009 5:39 AM

      I e-mailed Gabe asking for confirmation that they were still working on it...he's known to e-mail people back sometimes so, we'll see.

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        February 25, 2009 7:17 AM

        I hope you mean Gabe Newell, because if it's just your mate Gabe from down the road he might reply but I wouldn't count itas a reputable source.