Love & War: A Team Fortress 2 Update

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Team Fortress 2 Update: Love & War comes with chock full of new additions.

 

Valve’s hit free-online multiplayer shooter, Team Fortress 2, is back with a brand new update called none other than Love and War. With this update comes new weapons, taunts, achievements, and, of course, a limited time chest! Here’s the list of additions:

 

Chest:

  • Bread Box
    • Some items are Strange
    • It expires July 9th

Taunts:

  • Conga
    • Grab a partner and Latin dance to victory!
  • Square Dance
    • Swing your partner ’round and ’round and knock the other team to the ground!
  • Skull Cracker
    • Why butt heads with your enemies when you can do it with your pals?
  • Flip
    • This game is flipping fun! (Sorry, that was terrible…)
  • Rock! Papers! Scissors!
    • Instead of playing the actual game, go and play some classic Rock! Papers! Scissors! with some friends!

Weapons:

  • The Back Scatter
    • Level 1 Scattergun (Scout only)
    • Minicrits targets when fired at their back and at close range
    • -34% clip size
    • No random critical hits
    • 20% less accurate
  • The Tide Turner
    • Level 1 Shield (Demoman only)
    • +25% fire damage resistance on wearer
    • +25% explosive damage resistance on wearer
    • Full turning control while charging
    • Kills while charging refill 100% of your charge meter
  • The B.A.S.E. Jumper
    • Level 1 Parachute (Demoman and Soldier only)
    • Press ‘Jump’ key in the air to deploy. Deployed Parachutes slow your descent.
  • The Classic
    • Level 1 Sniper Rifle (Sniper only)
    • Charge and fire shots independent of zoom
    • No headshots when not fully charged
    • -10% damage on body shot
  • The Air Strike
    • Level 1 Rocket Launcher (Soldier only)
    • Increased attack speed while blast jumping
    • Clip size increased on kill
    • -25% damage penalty
    • -25% clip size
    • -15% explosion radius
  • The Self-Aware Beauty Mark
    • Jarate (Sniper only)
    • Coated enemies take mini-crits
    • Also handy for putting out a fire
  • The Snack Attack
    • Sapper (Spy only)
  • The Bread Bite
    • Gloves of Running Urgently (Heavy only)
    • +30% faster move speed on wearer
    • -25% damage penalty
    • You are marked for death while active, and for a short period after switching weapons
  • Mutated Milk
    • Mad Milk (Scout only)
    • Players heal 60% of the damage done to an enemy covered with milk

Achievements:

  • Head-On Collision
  • Emergency Brake
  • U-Turn
  • Chain Reaction
  • Flight Control
  • Upper Hand
  • Operation High Dive
  • Nose Dive
  • Dogfight
  • Project Excelsior
  • Bombs Away!
  • Air Raid
  • Flight Cancelled
  • Maximum Potential
  • Punching Bag
  • Prime Cuts
  • Eagle Eye
  • Hipshot
  • Severed Ties
  • Back 2 Back
  • Back in Business
  • Fast Fingers
  • Conga Line
  • Flip-Kebab
  • May I Cut In, Too?
  • On the Rocks
  • Party Crasher
  • Running with Scissors
  • Showboat

Enjoy the 15 minute episode highlighting the update!

Written by: GeminiTrinity

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