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Product Update - Valve
Updates to Counter-Strike: Source, Day of Defeat: Source and Half-Life 2: Deathmatch have been released. The updates will be applied automatically. The major changes include:

  • Updated Orange Box games with server, client, and engine fixes from Team Fortress 2
Product Update - Valve
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 problem that was preventing clients from uploading items to the Steam Workshop
Product Update - Valve
- Fix bug sometimes counting players as leavers if the game ended while gameserver connectivity to Steam was disrupted

- Fix bug not always marking the game as safe to leave if the leaver disconnected and abandoned quickly
Product Update - Valve
An update to Free to Play has been released. The changes include:

  • Linux version released
  • Premiere Q&A session content added to film
  • Bug fixes to some localizations
  • Bug fixes to menu system

Product Update - Valve
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:

  • Improved the Backpack UI
    • Added page buttons for all pages
    • Removed prev/next buttons
    • Updated the drag/drop behavior to interact with the page buttons
  • Strange quality items can now be placed on the Steam Community Market
  • Added a "Show Untradable Items" checkbox to the recipe UI.
  • Added the smoke effect to The Soldier's Stogie
  • Added the InfoShow 2014 community event medal
  • Added Crate #82 and Crate #83 to the drop list
  • Crate drop rates have been significantly lowered
  • Removed Crate #60, Crate #75, Crate #76 and Crate #77 from the drop list
  • Virtual Reality mode
    • The game will now start in VR mode if it is launched from Steam while Steam is running in VR mode
  • Updated the equip_region for the Humanitarian's Hachimaki, The Special Eyes, the Hero's Hachimaki, The Blazing Bull, Master's Yellow Belt, The Lucky Shot, and The Deadliest Duckling
  • Updated The Gunboats so they can be used in Medieval mode
  • Updated the Wrangler so Strange parts can be applied to it
    • Strange parts only increment if a Wrangler-controlled Sentry does the scoring
  • Updated Chemistry Sets
    • Started dropping Series 3 Chemistry Sets with an expiration date
    • Retroactively added Series tags to older Chemistry Sets
  • Fixed a client crash related to killstreak effects
  • Fixed seeing the incorrect cosmetic items on players when the server has been running for a long time
  • Fixed hats not dropping into the world when players are killed
  • Fixed the Jarate effect not being displayed on some cosmetic items
  • Fixed framerate affecting player turn rate while using the Demoman's shield charge
  • Fixed flashlight shadows projected on players for Linux and Mac clients
  • Fixed seeing the fire texture on Runner's Warm-Up and the Tiny Timber in DirectX 8
  • Fixed The Doe-Boy using incorrect team materials
  • Fixed some Strange parts not being counted properly when attached to wearable weapons like the Mantreads and Demoman's shields
  • Fixed Spies speaking their payload cart forward/backward response_rules lines while disguised
  • Fixed Mann vs. Machine Giant Heavies not playing the correct override sounds for their Miniguns
  • Fixed the Huntsman charge bar being misaligned
Product Update - Valve
- Fix bug where players attempting to reconnect would be rejected with "Steam authorization failed", during a Steam service disruption

- Fix bug where the gameserver would not properly display notification messages when a player was marked as abandoning by AFK

- Fix bug incorrectly giving players abandons if the gameserver was unable to contact the Dota 2 Network at the time the match ended and players left rapidly.

- Players who have not yet picked a hero five minutes after the horn will be treated as abandoning by AFK.

- Fixed various solo matchmaking exploits

- Ranked matchmaking will no longer accept parties with an extremely large MMR spread.

- Several tooltip and ability description adjustments and fixes

- Fixed a few server crashes related to clients sending invalid orders

- Recalibrated the thresholds at which players are put into low-priority after receiving high numbers of reports.

- Spectators can now see when a commentator uses hero showcase mode
Product Update - Valve
- Fix bug causing MMR to intermittently fail to appear on the scoreboard at the end of a ranked match. MMR is visible to all players in the match with a calibrated MMR. It is not visible to spectators or players with uncalibrated MMR. MMR is not recorded in replays.
- Fix bug causing matchmaking cooldowns to escalate too quickly in some circumstances
- Fix bug in team matchmaking causing team details to be occasionally swapped.
Product Update - Valve
- League Administration Site now allows League Admins to add/remove Admins, view detailed Match Stats, and upload third party Compendiums.
- Any Fantasy Leagues that had duplicate members and a stuck draft have had the duplicate teams removed and the league reset.
- Replays are now available to download quickly after a match completes.
- Ranked Matchmaking is currently unavailable for parties of 4 as part of an experiment to measure its impact on game quality.
Product Update - Valve
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 an infinite healing exploit related to loadout presets
  • Fixed a bug where Medics would be unable to deploy their ÜberCharge
  • Fixed an exploit in Mann vs. Machine mode related to purchasing upgrades for free
  • Fixed workshop contributors not being able to view all of their submitted items using the in-game menus
  • Fixed Strange versions of The Southern Hospitality not tracking sentry kills
  • Fixed The Fortified Compound not triggering the same taunts and voice lines as The Huntsman
  • Fixed not hearing the taunt sounds for The Boston Boom-Bringer and The Infernal Orchestrina on Mann vs. Machine maps
  • Fixed Natascha using the wrong material for the viewmodel
  • Fixed Killstreak sheen effects for the Flying Guillotine (style), The Bat Outta Hell (style), The Unarmed Combat, The Wrap Assassin, The Chargin’ Targe, and The Splendid Screen
  • Updated the equip_regions for The Sangu Sleeves, The Huntsman's Essentials, The Lucky Shot, and The Soldier's Stash
  • Updated The Crusader's Crossbow and The Festive Crusader's Crossbow to use the same crosshair as The Huntsman
  • Updated cp_dustbowl
    • Fixed Red team's stage 1 spawn door pushing players in the air
    • Fixed collision on windows, props, and rooflines
    • Fixed floating props
    • Fixed players building inside the alternate exit from the Red spawn in stage 3
  • Updated cp_mountainlab
    • Fixed exploit on rafters near control point 2
  • Updated ctf_2fort
    • Fixed collision on train-wheels prop outside Blu base
    • Fixed clipping on window ledges
    • Fixed collision on pipes in flag rooms
    • Fixed texture alignment on world map textures
    • Fixed clipping issue in the middle where Blu could stand in the sky
  • Updated pl_goldrush
    • Added nobuild area under the train tracks to prevent teleport trap near Blu spawn in stage 1
  • Community request:
    • Added convar hud_combattext_batching_window to be used with hud_combattext_batching

      • maximum delay between damage events in order to batch numbers
      • min 0.1, max 2.0, default 0.2
Product Update - Valve
New content forPath of Exile is now available on Steam!

The narcissistic Queen Atziri plunged the Vaal civilisation into a dark age of sacrifice and terror almost two thousand years ago. Millions died due to her obsessive pursuit of eternal youth, a pursuit that brought about a cataclysm that ended the Vaal civilisation overnight. But Atziri herself still lingers in a nightmare realm that is starting to leak back into the land of Wraeclast. Now, as the queen rises again, her corruption spreads throughout Wraeclast. Queen Atziri must be defeated.

Sacrifice of the Vaal Key Features
  • New Deadly Boss Encounter
  • Vaal Skill Gems
  • Secret Corrupted Areas
  • The Vaal Orb
  • Ambush League
  • Invasion League
  • Cut-Throat Mode
  • Free-for-All PVP Arena

Created by hardcore gamers, Path of Exile is an online Action RPG set in a dark fantasy world. With a focus on visceral action combat, powerful items and deep character customization, Path of Exile is completely free and will never be pay-to-win.

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