Archive for August 19th, 2008

19 Aug / 5:45 pm

A Heavy Update Has Been Released

It is finally upon us. Let the army of heavy weapons guys advance, into my sniper scope.

Updates to Team Fortress 2 have been released. The updates will be applied automatically when your Steam client is restarted. The specific changes include:

Added 3 Heavy unlockables

  • Natascha, The Sandvich, The Killing Gloves of Boxing
  • Added 35 new Heavy achievements

Added Arena game mode

  • 5 arenas: Lumberyard, Ravine, Well, Granary, Badlands

Added cp_steel, a community map by Jamie “Fishbus” Manson

Changes

  • Added server map timeleft to upper right of scoreboard
  • Added new firing sounds to The Backburner
  • Removed the Custom Tab in the serverbrowser, and added the Tags field to the base Internet Tab
  • Increased The Kritzkrieg’s uber-charge rate bonus from 10% to 25%
  • 32 player servers can now support an extra slot of SourceTV
  • Made the freezecam item panel description easier to read
  • Players now broadcast whether they chose a team directly or use autoteam
  • Added proper handling of cart blocking recognition to Payload maps

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