The recent #SaveTF2 campaign on social media sites like Reddit and Twitter seems to have finally reached the valve ears.
The main goal of the online campaign was to remind the company that Team Fortress 2 is still the most loved game in the world, but users are currently suffering from a big bot issue and the lack of updates is painful. Many players use the hashtag to share stories and memories that make this game so understandable to themselves and society. # SaveTF2 (Opens in new tab) To spread the message.
As a result of the campaign, the Official Twitter account For Team Fortress 2, which has not been given a status update for two years, has responded to the campaign. According to its statement: “TF2 community, we listen to you! We love this game and we know you will too. How big this problem has become and we are working to improve things.
TF2 Community, we listen to you! We love this game and we know you will too. How big this problem has become and we are working to improve things.May 26, 2022
While this message is simple, it can lead to some big changes in the free-to-play title. Back in 2020, the Source code leaked This has led to an increase in ambivalence as well as fear of malware. Players have been scrambling for the fix ever since.
Analysis: A game worth saving?
One could argue that Team Fortress 2 is too old for the game to receive regular updates. After all, it came back 10 years ago in 2007 and until recently received plenty of new content and updates.
However, the incredibly strong user base is undeniable. It is a title that regularly hits 75,000 simultaneous players on Steam and is currently ranked 11th at the time of writing Most played games On steam.
With so much consistent support from its fans, the game deserves support no matter how old it is. Especially when there is a problem that has a big impact on gameplay and enjoyment.
Hopefully, Valve’s announcement will be a sign of future activity that fans have been chanting for years.