Team Fortress 2 Now Free to Download and Play for Mac OS X & Windows

Jun 24, 2011 - 21 Comments

Team Fortress 2 is Now Free

Team Fortress 2 is now completely free to download and to play online. No strings attached. That’s right, one of the most popular and highly rated online multiplayer games of all time is now being given away for free.

This could very well be the best free online game for the Mac platform. If you haven’t played Team Fortress 2 before but you like multiplayer action games, there’s no excuse not to now. Since both Windows & Mac OS X versions are available and can play together, you can get your PC friends to tag along too.

Download Steam & Team Fortress 2 Now

Most newish Intel Macs can run the game, the Steam system requirements match TF2′s minimum requirements closely: Mac OS X 10.5.8 or 10.6.3, 1GB RAM or more, NVIDIA GeForce 8 or higher, ATI X1600 or higher, or Intel HD 3000 or higher, Mouse, Keyboard, Internet Connection. As usual the newer your Mac, the better the game will run.

Team Fortress 2 online gameplay

There are a few minor differences between the Free and Premium accounts, but nothing significant enough to affect gameplay. If you already bought the game, you will be grandfathered into a Premium account and get a special in-game hat to wear.

Team Fortress 2 Accounts

We talked about Team Fortress 2 last year when it first came to the Mac platform, you can read some performance tips for the game if you encounter any issues with gameplay.

Team Fortress 2

This is the video that Valve released alongside the announcement:

You can read more at TeamFortress.com

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Posted by: Paul Horowitz in Fun, Games, Mac OS X, News

21 Comments

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  1. Mixered says:

    TF2 rocks

  2. Mark says:

    I’m I right in that this is a 10GB download ??

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  5. khiem02 says:

    yo angel whats up huh?

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  7. iemgwof says:

    where to download =/

  8. Chuck Norris says:

    I need help.

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  11. potato says:

    where is the download for tf2?

  12. romanos anastassiou says:

    I have a mac. And , instead of downloading , the time goes 5:41…5:42….5:58….6:13. WHAT THE !@#%$&**^ DO I DO !!!!????? PLEASE ANSWER SOON!!

  13. lavamasterx says:

    guys were is the download???

  14. smurai says:

    if you download the game from steam how big is it in GB

  15. Jeff says:

    This game is awesome!

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