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Team Fortress 2 players earn $2m via in-game trades

More than $2 million has been generated through Team Fortress 2 microtransactions, Valve has said. The free-to-play shooter allows players to create, buy and sell virtual items to wear during games of deathmatch. The Washington-based Valve said the microtransactions economy generated the $2 million in less than a year since …

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Team Fortress enjoys user boost

Counter-Strike’s deeply-embedded position as the most played Steam game has finally been dismantled, following a daring and controversial change in pricing policy from Valve. The Washington-based company rocked the games industry last week by re-releasing Team Fortress 2 as a free-to-play game. That triple-A game, at the time of writing, …

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Team Fortress 2 becomes F2P

Valve has once again turned to Team Fortress 2 as the studio’s outlet for experimentation, this time with a daring move to make the triple-A game entirely free to play. In an exclusive interview with Develop – now live – Valve’s Robin Walker assured that Team Fortress 2 would only …

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Valve: Five interviews

Newell, Backman, Wolpaw, Walker, Johnson, Holtman, Weier, Lombardi, Mitchell and Lundeen; Develop interviews star talent at the world's most important core game studio

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Team Fortress 2 introduces in-game economy

Half-Life and Portal publisher Valve has updated its popular online shooter Team Fortress 2, and with the changes comes the arrival for the first time of an in-game virtual item economy. Until now the game has relied on stimulating new sales via the ongoing patching and updating of the title. …

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