-1

I was just playing a pub server in TF2 and somebody in chat said they got a hat drop. Are they legit? Just wondering.

4

It is still possible to get hat drops.

What they're referring to is the period of about a year from early 2015 to early 2016 where no random hat drops were happening.

Valve finally fixed that a few months ago.

  • Wait, what? No hat drops for a year? I had no idea! – Raven Dreamer Jul 2 '16 at 2:49
  • @RavenDreamer It's been discussed on both the hlds server mailing list and Reddit. I can't pin down the exact dates, though... Valve doesn't release that information. Having said that, since Valve's API tracks how a player got an item and when it was originally created, a site like backpack.tf probably has this data somewhere on its site. – Powerlord Jul 2 '16 at 3:21

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.