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Topic # 85766 24-Jun-2011 14:45
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Valve just announced that Team Fortress 2 is now free to play! I havn't got it, i had it on ps3 years ago when it first came out and really enjoyed it. Cant wait to download and give it a go! Will have to wait though as its a 7gb download.

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  Reply # 485510 24-Jun-2011 14:57
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WOW! there goes more towards my cap... 3 days after rollover! C'mon, TelstraClear, get that steam thing running!

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  Reply # 485595 24-Jun-2011 20:07
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Very tempting, 7GB is a lot though....

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  Reply # 485596 24-Jun-2011 20:13
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If you have CS:S it starts at 27%. I up to 90% now.

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  Reply # 485598 24-Jun-2011 20:19
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Phexx: Very tempting, 7GB is a lot though....

Wait, make that 10gbs..... 

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  Reply # 485602 24-Jun-2011 20:22
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Phexx:
Phexx: Very tempting, 7GB is a lot though....

Wait, make that 10gbs.....?


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Mine said 6.8 and then started at 27% anyway

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  Reply # 485610 24-Jun-2011 20:47
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It depends on what other source apps you have installed.

If you have portal or HL2 installed then you will be spared downloading source and the common files in Orange Box. I think for me TF2 was "only" about 2-3GB as i had portal already installed. Where as CS:S or another source game you will need to download the common files and some other source updates. if you have nothing then you will need to download Source which alone is about 2-3GB. Even then Steam games are compressed so you will use less bandwidth than it say it will need. Good news is that after you have downloaded TF2 once any updates will be Delta updates so it will only change what needs to be changed so updates can be about 20mb




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  Reply # 485625 24-Jun-2011 22:15
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Yeah, I haven't used Steam...ever. So 10gb is everything I suppose.

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