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August 19, 2008 Patch

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For information on the update, see Heavy Update.
Previous August 4, 2008 Patch
Current August 19, 2008 Patch
Next August 20, 2008 Patch
Source: Team Fortress 2 Update Released.
Official update page: A Heavy Update.

Patch NotesEdit

Heavy Update banner TF2

Team Fortress 2 Edit

  • Added 2 new maps:
  • 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 Übercharge 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
  • Fixed bug where switching from a Flare Gun-wielding Pyro to another class meant you didn't get a full ammo loadout on first spawn
  • Fixed Spy watch arm not using team skins
  • Fixed weapon switching preventing you from using secondary attacks for a 0.2-second window after the primary became available
  • Fixed players getting stuck in a bad animation state when class switching while spinning the Minigun
  • Fixed a loophole that allowed players to pick up weapons of other classes
  • Fixed a bug that resulted in players earning more crit chance bonus in large, single damage events than they are supposed to
  • Fixed an issue with the floating HUD +X health indicators that resulted in them appearing incorrectly
  • Fixed a bug which caused the Minigun spinning & firing sounds to occasionally stop while the Heavy was still firing
  • Fixes the Loadout player model panel causing the in-game player facial animation to perform incorrectly
  • Fixed spectators not having the target ID labels display correctly
  • Fixed the cart alarm sound occasionally getting stuck on in Payload maps

Undocumented changes Edit

  • Added a new Fists kill icon.
    • The previous kill icon is assigned to the Killing Gloves of Boxing.
  • Showdown becomes a taunt kill attack.
  • Added a new fist bodygroup to the Heavy model.

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