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Team Fortress 2 Update Released

April 25, 2016 - TF2 Team

An update to Team Fortress 2 has been released. The update will be applied automatically when you restart Team Fortress 2. The major changes include:

  • Updated content and features for the TF2 Competitive Mode beta
    • For more information on how you can participate in testing, please visit https://steamcommunity.com/groups/tfcompetitive
    • Added a ten second countdown to the beginning of each round after the first
    • Added cp_gorge to the map rotation to test attack/defense format (using stopwatch mode)
  • Fixed a potential security issue (thanks to Justin G., aka sigsegv, for this report)
  • Fixed ragdolls not drawing the head properly when a Spy feigns death
  • Fixed the Festive Backburner missing the pilot light
  • Fixed The Classic leaving laser particles in the world
  • Fixed a problem with the Mann Co. Catalog images being drawn off-screen
  • Updated models/materials for The Hot Dogger, Brim-Full Of Bullets, The One-Man Army, Your Worst Nightmare, The Patriot Peak, The Diplomat, The Bruiser's Bandanna, The Eliminators Safeguard, and Storm Stompers
  • Added tournament medals for AsiaFortress Cup Season 9, ozfortress Season 15, and ozfortress Summer Cup 2016, ETF2L 6v6 Season 22 and Season 23, and ETF2L Highlander Season 9 and Season 10
  • Added the class viewmodel animation files to the list of files allowed on servers using sv_pure 1
  • Updated the equip_region settings for The Tools of the Trade and Captain Space Mann
  • Updated the localization files
  • Added a new Quickplay category for Alternative game modes
    • Moved Territorial Control, Special Delivery, and Player Destruction maps to this new category

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

March 29, 2016 - TF2 Team

An update to Team Fortress 2 has been released. The update will be applied automatically when you restart Team Fortress 2. The major changes include:

  • Updated content and features for the TF2 Competitive Mode beta
    • For more information on how you can participate in testing, please visit https://steamcommunity.com/groups/tfcompetitive
    • Fixed seeing incorrect rank icons during the match summary
    • Fixed team medal totals not matching the total medals handed out during the match summary
    • Increased the rate at which medals are revealed during the match summary
  • Updated models/materials for The Bot Dogger, The Five-Month Shadow, Brim-Full Of Bullets, The Caffeine Cooler, and the Medic's Mountain Cap
  • Mannpower update
    • Reduced Demoman health bonus when carrying Knockout with a decapitating melee weapon
    • Reduced Demoman shield charge regen rate when carrying Knockout
    • Reduced Tide Turner shield charge refill amount on kill when carrying Knockout

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

March 28, 2016 - TF2 Team

An update to Team Fortress 2 has been released. The update will be applied automatically when you restart Team Fortress 2. The major changes include:

  • Fixed players not receiving Tough Break contracts and extended the campaign deadline through April 4th

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

March 24, 2016 - TF2 Team

An update to Team Fortress 2 has been released. The update will be applied automatically when you restart Team Fortress 2. The major changes include:

  • Updated content and features for the TF2 Competitive Mode beta
  • Added display of popular TF2 streams to the main menu
  • Updated models/materials for the Heavy's Hockey Hair, The Gift Bringer, The Soviet Gentleman, The All-Father, and the Graybanns
  • Actually fixed the round timer not showing up in non-competitive games

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

March 22, 2016 - TF2 Team

An update to Team Fortress 2 has been released. The update will be applied automatically when you restart Team Fortress 2. The major changes include:

  • Fixed bugs for the TF2 Competitive Mode beta
  • Fixed client crash related to custom HUDs
  • Fixed round timer not being displayed outside of competitive mode

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

March 18, 2016 - TF2 Team

An update to Team Fortress 2 has been released. The update will be applied automatically when you restart Team Fortress 2. The major changes include:

  • Fixed competitive mode UI elements being displayed in non-competitive matches
  • Added Gamers Assembly 2016 tournament medals

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

March 18, 2016 - TF2 Team

An update to Team Fortress 2 has been released. The update will be applied automatically when you restart Team Fortress 2. The major changes include:

  • Fixed player names not being displayed correctly during demo playback

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

March 17, 2016 - TF2 Team

An update to Team Fortress 2 has been released. The update will be applied automatically when you restart Team Fortress 2. The major changes include:

  • This update will most likely cause issues with custom UIs and HUDs. We suggest disabling them if you experience any problems.
  • Updated content and features for the TF2 Competitive Mode beta
  • Fixed the Demoknight contract counting suicides as contract progress
  • Updated the Batman: Arkham Knight promo items so they can be traded
  • Updated model/materials for the Escapist and the Cute Suit
  • Last hit sounds no longer consider the time of the previous hit sound
    • Fixes the sound not playing if you damaged an enemy too close to landing the last hit
  • Updated ctf_thundermountain
    • Fixed being able to build on rocks outside of the fence by the capture points

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

March 10, 2016 - TF2 Team

An update to Team Fortress 2 has been released. The update will be applied automatically when you restart Team Fortress 2. The major changes include:

  • Updated content and features for the TF2 Competitive Mode beta
  • Fixed bots equipping the canteen in Mann vs. Machine mode
  • Added new styles for the Dead of Night
  • Updated materials/models for the Trickster's Turnout Gear, The Maniac's Manacles, The Spooky Sleeves, The Lone Survivor, The Killer's Kit, Beep Boy, Dead of Night, and the Employee of the Mmmph

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

March 7, 2016 - TF2 Team

An update to Team Fortress 2 has been released. The update will be applied automatically when you restart Team Fortress 2. The major changes include:

  • Fixed a client crash related to player names
  • Fixed some HUD elements remaining hidden after using +inspect and the scoreboard
  • Updated models/materials for the Beep Boy, Dead of Night, and the Graybanns

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

March 3, 2016 - TF2 Team

An update to Team Fortress 2 has been released. The update will be applied automatically when you restart Team Fortress 2. The major changes include:

  • Mann Co. will now accept untradable items in exchange for Civilian Grade Stat Clocks
    • The untradability will be applied onto the Stat Clock and onto any weapon the Stat Clock is applied to
  • Fixed not being able to use custom hitsounds and killsounds on servers using sv_pure 2
  • Updated cp_foundry to support the Competitive mode beta
  • Updated the draw sound for the Dead Ringer
  • Updated equip_region settings for the Exorcizor and the Cotton Head
  • Updated models/materials for the Beep Boy, Sidekick's Side Slick, The Rotation Sensation, The Chill Chullo, and The Breakneck Baggies

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

March 1, 2016 - TF2 Team

An update to Team Fortress 2 has been released. The update will be applied automatically when you restart Team Fortress 2. The major changes include:

  • Fixed player ready status display issue when playing in lobby-based matchmaking modes (i.e. Mann vs. Machine)
  • Fixed a crash in the matchmaking search screen when right-clicking
  • Fixed new Crusaders Crossbow sounds not working on the Festive Crusader's Crossbow
  • Fixed missing Crusader's Crossbow crit sound
  • Fixed health/ammo cabinet sound regression
  • Removed unintended changes to cp_foundry
  • Updated the Summer Shades so they can be traded
  • Update last Hit sounds
    • Added several options (located in Adv. Options on the main menu)
    • Fixed custom sounds not working in sv_pure servers
    • Fixed not hearing the Last Hit sound for Spies using the Dead Ringer

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

February 29, 2016 - TF2 Team

An update to Team Fortress 2 has been released. The update will be applied automatically when you restart Team Fortress 2. The major changes include:

  • Added content and features necessary to begin limited public testing of the TF2 Competitive Mode beta
  • Community request: Added SetPlayerPointsOnDeath input to tf_player_destruction_logic and a PointsValue key field to the item_teamflag entity when used in Player Destruction mode
  • Fixed Mann vs. Machine Mann-Up victories sometimes failing to take player tickets and reward loot
  • Fixed security issues when loading certain custom content (thanks to Nathaniel Theis and Simon Pinfold for these reports)
  • Added the Civilian Grade Stat Clock
    • Applies a Strange Stat Clock to a Civilian grade weapon
    • Can be obtained by trading in a combination of 5 Freelance grade or better items through Mann. Co Trades
  • Mannpower update
    • Grappling hook movement speed penalty for powered up flag carriers increased by 10%. Flag carriers with no powerup still have no penalty.
    • Reflect powerup
      • Removed 25% resistance attribute
      • All classes can now have up to 400 health
      • Fixed a bug where reflection damage was being calculated prior to distance falloff reduction
      • Reflection damage increased from 50% to 80% of damage received
      • Fixed a bug where sentry rockets would reflect damage to the owning Engineer rather than the sentry itself
    • Supernova powerup
      • Minimum stun duration increased from 1 to 2 seconds
      • Stun duration increased by 0.5 seconds for each additional victim stunned (max 4 seconds)
    • Vampire powerup
      • Melee attack now returns 1.25x damage as health (up from 1.0x)
    • Regen and King powerup
      • Increased the frequency of health regeneration. Rate of heal is increased for Scout and Spy
      • Increased metal regeneration amount
  • Gift Wrap has returned!
    • Gift wrapped items will be delivered through Steam trading, and are subject to trade holds if the sender doesn't have a Steam Guard Mobile Authenticator
    • Items can now be unwrapped by their original wrapper
    • Moving forward, only tradable items can be gift wrapped. Items that are currently gift wrapped can be delivered regardless of the tradability of the contents of the gift.
  • Giftapults can again deliver items to random players online, but will remain un-craftable
  • Updated The Bounty Hat, Treasure Hat, and Hat of Undeniable Wealth and Respect to be tradable
  • Vote kick events now display that target player's Steam avatar
  • Updated models/materials for Hot Heels, The Trencher's Topper, The Exorcizor, The Mutton Mann, Doc's Holiday, The Cotton Head
  • Updated the Crusader's Crossbow
    • Added a new shoot sound
    • Added a new impact/heal sound when a teammate is healed
  • Fixed the Taunt: Kazotsky Kick not hiding the Heavy's weapon
  • Fixed That '70s Chapeau not being removed when the Sniper taunts
  • Fixed the Catastrophic Companions hiding the player's hat and headphones
  • Fixed an LOD issue for The AWPer Hand
  • Added combat text and hit sounds for damage done to buildings
  • Added a "Last Hit" sound option to Hit Sounds
    • Triggered when one of your attacks causes the death of a player or building
    • Can be toggled in the Adv. Options menu
  • Updated the materials for the Panic Attack to support mat_picmip
  • Updated the Taunt: Zoomin' Broom sound effects
  • PASS Time update
    • Fixed workshop maps not loading correctly
    • Fixed being able to get inside jump pads
    • Removed Sandman long-distance steal
    • Added experimental cvars for playtesting
  • Updated cp_vanguard
    • Removed teleporter exploit on second point
    • Various minor fixes (lighting, collision, optimization)
  • Updated pl_borneo
    • Fixed an exploit related to the final control point and dropped weapons
  • Updated pl_snowycoast
    • Adjusted various spawn point facings to make side exits more obvious
    • Adjusted position of resupply cabinet in RED's 1st spawn
    • Added ledge to 2nd point flank route window
    • Adjusted common sentry nests on 2nd
    • Added stronger light to entrance of lower flank route
    • Door near RED's first spawn now opens on A capture and closes on final bulkhead opening
    • RED no longer get forced respawn when 2nd is captured
    • Added minor spawn for RED once 2nd is captured, active until BLU pushes through kennels
    • Adjusted timing of flank doors at 2nd and in mines
    • Updated door texture for flank exit by 2nd point gate
    • Improved defendability and enlarged 3rd point
    • Adjusted position of 3rd cap
    • Adjusted health & ammo at 3rd
    • Updated door texture for flank exit by mines
    • Changed a medium ammo pack at last to full ammo pack
    • Added door to ledge at last to improve RED defendability (closes when bulkhead opens)
    • Added 3rd exit to BLU's last forward spawn
    • Improved defendability of ledges at last inside building
    • Added new dropdown area to RED's last
    • Adjusted lighting in various areas
    • Fixed dx settings on light pole props

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

February 2, 2016 - TF2 Team

An update to Team Fortress 2 has been released. The update will be applied automatically when you restart Team Fortress 2. The major changes include:

  • Fixed a security issue related to the file system (thanks to Simon Pinfold for this report)
  • Fixed a client crash related to the material system
  • Fixed a crash when using medium or low texture quality on maps with static prop lighting
  • Fixed not seeing team names when using custom scoreboards
  • Fixed leaderboards occasionally not displaying when changing map
  • Improved bspzip tool stability when packing maps with large amounts of custom assets
  • Updated the contents of the Gargoyle Case, the Fall 2013 Acorns Crate, the Love And War Cosmetics Bundle, the Mann Co. Strongbox, and the Mann Co. Stockpile Crate
  • Updated the model/materials for the Crusader's Getup and Arthropod's Aspect
  • Updated The HazMat Headcase so it can be equipped by the Sniper
  • Updated The Mustachioed Mann so it can be equipped by all classes and added a second style
  • Updated The Special Eyes so it can be equipped by the Pyro and added a second style
  • Updated The Frenchman's Formals to hide the Scout's dog-tags
  • Updated the equip_region for the Cheater's Lament and added a new style
  • Updated the Backburner to add the pilot light
  • Updated the Rainblower to remove the pilot light
  • Updated several materials to fix issues caused by mat_picmip
  • Updated the localization files
  • Updated pl_borneo
    • Fixed an exploit where players could get outside the map
  • Updated ctf_landfall
    • Fixed some material issues
  • Updated cp_vanguard
    • Added new path to the last point
    • New geometry to reduce sightlines on the middle point
    • Reorganized spawn points to better exit final spawns
    • Fixed Red forward spawn door blocking when held open
    • Fixed some material issues

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

January 22, 2016 - TF2 Team

An update to Team Fortress 2 has been released. The update will be applied automatically when you restart Team Fortress 2. The major changes include:

  • Fixed a client crash related to multicore rendering
  • Fixed the material for the Golden Wrench
  • Updated the model/materials for the Arthropod's Aspect and the Crusader's Getup
  • Updated the localization files