Product Update - Valve
Jul 1, 2010
Updates to Team Fortress 2 have been released. The updates will be applied automatically when your Steam client is restarted. The major changes include:

Server Browser
  • Server browser now starts centered onscreen when it opens up.
  • Filter panel now starts expanded, instead of hidden.
  • Added a warning dialog that pops up to warn players joining games with more than the recommended number of players.
  • Added a "max player count" filter setting.
  • Renamed quick list checkbox from "Show Map List" to "Simplified List".
    • Mouseover the checkbox now explains the simplified list in the status bar.
  • Quicklist now shows the number of other servers running each map.
  • Fixed a couple of bugs related to toggling the quick list, which were resulting in you needing to refresh again.

Team Fortress 2
  • Added missing earbud particles for DX8 players.
  • Added new ConVar mp_windifference_min to be used with mp_windifference.
  • Added Engineer to the list of classes that can equip Max's Pistol.
  • Rebuilt sound cache files that were out of date.
  • Source TV:
    • Fixed unlockable items not being visible.
    • Stopped "player is carrying X" messages looping forever.
    • Fixed overhealed particle effect being visible on your current view target when in first-person spectator mode.
  • Changed in-game button colors to be less eyepoppingly bright.
  • Improved Steam Web APIs for TF2 items (see

  • Fixed some graphical issues when alt-tabbing during a game.
  • Fixed bullet penetration problems with Linux dedicated server.
  • Removed an exploit that allowed people to change their names to something other than their Steam profile name

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