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Team Fortress Classic

App ID 20
App Type Game
Publisher Valve
Supported Systems Windows macOS Linux
Technologies Engine.GoldSource
Last Change Number 22332387
Last Record Update 14 February 2024 – 00:02:59 UTC ()
Release Date 1 April 1999 – 08:00:00 UTC ()

One of the most popular online action games of all time, Team Fortress Classic features over nine character classes -- from Medic to Spy to Demolition Man -- enlisted in a unique style of online team warfare. Each character class possesses unique weapons, items, and abilities, as teams compete online in a variety of game play modes.

Additional Information

Developer Valve
gamedir tfc
metacritic_name Team Fortress Classic
icon steam/games/icon_tfc
icon2 steam/games/icon_tfc_dull
primarycache 21
dependantOnApp Half-Life (70)
serverbrowsername Team Fortress Classic
vacmacmodulecache SteamDB Unknown App 160 [UNPUBLISHED]
vacmodulecache SteamDB Unknown App 202 [UNPUBLISHED]
vacmodulefilename sourceinit.dat
Publisher Valve
SortAs Team Fortress
Store Release Date 1 April 1999 ()
community_hub_visible Yes
Primary Genre Action (1)
Store Genres Action (1)
Steam Release Date 1 April 1999 – 08:00:00 UTC ()
Store Asset Modification Time 31 August 2019 – 08:27:37 UTC () (1567240057)
review_score 8
review_percentage 86
Detected Technologies (?) Engine.GoldSource, SDK.CEF, SDK.Miles_Sound_System, SDK.SDL
Steam Deck Compatibility
  • category: Playable
  • test_timestamp: 12 August 2023 – 00:00:00 UTC
  • tested_build_id: 5424801
  • configuration:
  • Some functionality is not accessible when using the default controller configuration, requiring use of the touchscreen or virtual keyboard, or a community configuration
  • This game sometimes shows mouse, keyboard, or non-Steam-Deck controller icons
  • Entering some text requires manually invoking the on-screen keyboard
  • Some in-game text is small and may be difficult to read
  • This game supports Steam Deck's native display resolution but does not set it by default and may require you to configure the display resolution manually
  • This game's default graphics configuration performs well on Steam Deck
Content Descriptors Frequent Violence or Gore (2), General Mature Content (5)

Supported Languages

9 Languages Interface Full Audio Subtitles
English Yes
French Yes
German Yes
Italian Yes
Spanish - Spain Yes
Korean Yes
Russian Yes
Simplified Chinese Yes
Traditional Chinese Yes



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LinuxClientIcon 51b1c6d2c0a2d85e6810c69fc64cdc61bf2322c2
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Web Assets
capsule_231x87.jpgLast-Modified: 1 April 2013 – 23:39:29 UTC
header.jpgLast-Modified: 1 April 2013 – 23:39:30 UTC
library_600x900.jpgLast-Modified: 31 August 2019 – 08:27:37 UTC
library_hero.jpgLast-Modified: 31 August 2019 – 08:27:37 UTC
logo.pngLast-Modified: 31 August 2019 – 08:27:37 UTC

Steam charts

  • 22 players right now
  • 94 24-hour peak
  • 1,897 all-time peak

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Store data

  • #5636 in top sellers
  • 7,016 positive reviews
  • 1,065 negative reviews
  • 86.82% positive reviews

Twitch stats

  • 0 viewers right now
  • 23 24-hour peak
  • 10,843 all-time peak

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Date Label 30-day Peak
1 April 1999 – 08:00:00 UTC Steam Release -
21 January 2020 – 19:00:00 Free Week -

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How many players are playing Team Fortress Classic right now on Steam?

Steam player counter indicates there are currently 22 players live playing Team Fortress Classic on Steam.

Team Fortress Classic had an all-time peak of 1897 concurrent players on 9 August 2004.

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