Team Fortress 2 was released in 2007 through Steam, and for over a decade it continued to get updates and patches consistently.. But after a while that attention started to dwindle, and the game saw itself the victim of hoards of boats and a lack of content. In July 2023, valve surprised the players with a new official patch, and apparently, the players are so happy with the added content that the game has reached a new record of concurrent players.
Team Fortress 2′s July 2023 patch has seen the game surpass its previous player record
The new Team Fortress 2 update released on July 12, 2023, fixing a good number of errors and general problems in the game, and also brought with it nothing more and nothing less than fourteen new community-made maps, and of course, new cosmetic items like taunts and hats. It was a ton of content. Team Fortress 2 is still receiving support sixteen years later, and while the wait between patches has been monumental, This is still something that not many games can boast of.
As the popular Wario64 echoed hours later on his Twitter account, Team Fortress 2 hit a new concurrent player peak on Steam after this summer update: the not inconsiderable figure of 253,225 live players. A little more than a quarter of a million people were playing the popular Valve video game at the same time on July 13.
Team Fortress 2 was originally released on PC in 2007. as part of Valve’s compilation of games called The Orange Box. Over time, this version transitioned to a lfree to play business model with microtransactions for cosmetic items. The game was also released on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, in both cases also as part of The Orange Box.