Team fortress 2 updating content
"A total of 51 people worked together to create Robotic Boogaloo," Harold told Polygon, saying a smaller team had originally intended to create a small mod website where Team Fortress 2 players could download "robo-reskins." "Then, when Valve decided to pick up the project, more artists joined, directions were set and a lot more work had to be done on the update presentation content," Harold explained."We involved people like Populus (who animated our short) and BANG! We also decided to work with 2D artists from the community to make pieces based on the items that you can find around the website, in an attempt to make this as community involved as we could.
To date, there have been only four patches to Team Fortress 2 on Xbox 360, compared to the 623 patches that have been released to Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux since 2007.Valve's Joe Ludwig ran a GDC session Wednesday that explained exactly how four years' worth of content updates, tweaks, and community engagement helped Valve transition Building large updates with additional content was key to maintaining player interest and expanding the player base."Although small updates to the game started immediately after launch, it wasn't until the medic update in 2008 that significantly changed revenue," Ludwig said.Way back in the day, when we first shipped Team Fortress 2 as part of The Orange Box, we'd always planned on it being an ongoing project.But even we had no idea that, four years later, we'd be over two hundred updates strong, with a growing community of collaborators and no signs of stopping.Take a scroll down memory lane at the many tweaks, fixes and epic improvements that have made TF2 the world's #1 war-themed hat simulator.
Patches are updates to Team Fortress 2 that fix known bugs, glitches, or exploits within the game, and often add new features or balance changes to weapons, maps, or other game elements.
The latest update for Team Fortress 2, a major content release dubbed Robotic Boogaloo, is different from the dozens of similar updates from Valve.
Like previous updates, it features a comic that ties into Team Fortress 2's increasingly complex and evolving backstory, a new animated short and all-new items for players to collect and craft — 57 virtual items, many of them hats, naturally.
However, some gamers are still disappointed that Valve hasn’t made an effort to create a new Halloween event for the last two years.
While ‘s new matchmaking system was eagerly anticipated by the playerbase, it’s since been criticized as having major flaws.
What separates Robotic Boogaloo from earlier additions is that it's 100 percent created by the Team Fortress 2 community.