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Scout Update Day 6: Going Live

Valve goes to the bullpen.

Baseball pre-season begins. And the Scout Update goes live. After the vote to see in which order the unlocks should be added, the order is announced. It’s Force-A-Nature first, then The Sandman, then finally the Bonk Energy Drink. You can read all the details of all the updates with this handy link.

Valve have also announced 50% off the price of TF2 until Friday (and presumably 320% more dosh for Valve). That makes it £7 in the UK, 10€ in Europe, and $10 in the US. We don’t know if there will be a free TF2 weekend this weekend, as has previously happened with updates, but have contacted Valve to find out. So let us know your experiences of the new Scout below.

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Scout Update Day 5: The Force-A-Nature

Hot dog!

As spoilerised last week, the last Scout weapon upgrade has been officially announced by Valve, the Force-A-Nature. “Anything this baby hits better PACK A LUNCH, ’cause it’s going for a ride!” It’s a double-barrelled shotgun with a kickback so powerful it can rocket-jump.

It seems that if you’re in the air when you fire this monstrous shotgun, the recoil will propel you upward. Bouncy Scouts just got bouncier. It’s going to have a hefty impact on any it hits, balanced out by taking a big long time to reload.

Scout Update Day 4: Community Maps & Details

Frag like an Egyptian.

Friday brings us another community CP map by Sean ‘Heyo’ Cutino, CP_Egypt, and an update for previous community map, CP_Fastlane. There’s also the details filled in for the achievements on yesterday’s page, including spoilers for next week’s weapon reveal via Russian site www.hl-inside.ru and the spoilsports at PC Gamer.

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Scout Update Day 3: Achievements & Bonk

Bonk. Snicker.

The cunning get-us-to-talk-about-their-game-every-day tactics of Valve succeed for a third day running! Thursday’s Scout reveal is not only the achievement titles (what’s required is still to come, and requires bold guessing in the comments please), but also Bonk Energy Drink, what looks to be the second of the Scout’s unlocks.

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Scout Update Day 2: Community Maps

Looks a nice place for a BOINK.

Day 2 of the Scout, and he brings us two new community maps. While not the most exciting announcement for those hungry for Scout-based details, it’s possibly the most exciting announcement possible for Joshua ‘JoshuaC’ Shiflet and Sean ‘Heyo’ Cutino who get their mods made official Valve maps next week.

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Home Frickin’ Run: New TF2 Scout Details Revealed

BOINK

Trumpet sounds: Valve have begun their now traditional countdown to the next Team Fortress 2 update, this time, as expected, for the Scout. This means there’s a new website up, and there will be new details about the additional features added every day. The final reveal will be next Tuesday, the 24th. And the first reveal? The Sandman. And it’s a doozy.

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