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Team Fortress 2 Update Released TeamFortress Patches
2 months ago

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 cp_gullywash_final1 to fix func_rotating entities not working in the skybox
  • Updated some of the cosmetic items from the Winter 2018 Cosmetics Collection to fix missing styles

Merry Smissmas, Everyone! TeamFortress Blog
3 months ago

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It's that time of the year again! Merry Smissmas!


New Community Cosmetics

We're shipping 18 new community cosmetics in the Winter 2018 Cosmetic Case. Plus, The Festivizer can be found as a bonus drop when opening the Winter 2018 Cosmetic Case.


Big Sale in the Mann Co. Store

It wouldn't be Smissmas without the Spirit of Practically Giving. Look for 50% off tons of items, taunts, and tools in the Mann Co. Store through January 7th, 2019.


And last but not least... Stocking stuffers for everyone! Merry Smissmas! See you in 2019!




Team Fortress 2 Update Released TeamFortress Patches
3 months ago

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:

Happy Smissmas 2018!

  • All players who play TF2 during the event will receive a Stuffed Stocking as a gift! Stockings contain goodies for good little Mercenaries.
    • Event runs through January 7th, 2019
  • Added the Winter 2018 Cosmetic Case
    • Contains 18 new community-contributed items
    • The Festivizer can be found as a bonus drop when opening the case
  • Mann Co. Store winter sale!

General

  • Fixed func_rotating entity not working properly in maps like 2Fort and Gravelpit
  • Fixed Strange Filter: Brimstone not displaying the prefix in the weapon name
  • Fixed a Mann vs. Machine bug with giant robots reported by Justin G. (sigsegv)
  • Added LAN Downunder 2018 tournament medals
  • Added ETF2L 6v6 Season 31 and Highlander Season 17 tournament medals
  • Added Brazil Fortress Season 3 tournament medals
  • Added Russian Highlander Season 1 tournament medals
  • Added Sacred Scouts 6v6 tournament medals
  • Added AsiaFortress Cup Season 14 tournament medals
  • Added AsiaFortress LAN 2018 tournament medals
  • Updated the Starstorm Slumber unusual effect to fix a display problem
  • Updated the backpack image for Mr. Quackers
  • Updated pd_monster_bash
    • Fixed an out-of-bounds exploit in RED's courtyard
  • Updated pl_millstone_event
    • Fixed a spot where players could trap players with teleport exit
    • Fixed Headless Horseman getting stuck in B area house staircase
  • Updated p_snakewater_final1
    • Fixed "splash bug" issues throughout the map
    • Fixed a lot of visual issues
    • Improved clipping and made movement smoother
    • Made fence near yard closed to projectiles

RGL.gg Prolander Grand Finals TeamFortress Blog
3 months ago

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On Monday, December 10th, at 9:30pm EST, come and experience the most competitive RGL.gg 7v7 Prolander Grand Finals to date! Over two months ago six teams set out on a quest for the crown, but from the start there were two clear front runners: Cat Noises, the longest running team in RGL Prolander history, and The Cowardly Dogs, who had some notable pickups this season of b4nny on Scout and Nursey on Medic.


Now these teams will meet on the biggest stage of them all, with a $4,000 total prizepool up for grabs--this is definitely a match you do not want to miss out on! Watch it this Monday at twitch.tv/eXtvESports.



TFConnect Charity Event! TeamFortress Blog
3 months ago

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On the 15th and 16th of December, from 1:00 - 5:00 pm EST, TFConnect is hosting a Highlander tournament to raise money for the SpecialEffect charity! During the event, they'll also have item giveaways and a live game night with the community!


The event will be streamed live on Byte's Twitch channel, and donations to SpecialEffect will be received through their Justgiving page. Get more information here!



RGL.gg Highlander Grand Finals TeamFortress Blog
3 months ago

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(Image credit - rain)

It has been almost half a decade since NA Highlander has seen a prize pool in a competitive league. This changes with RGL.gg HL's first season and the Grand Finals clash taking place on the 3rd of December to decide which team will take home part of the $1,380 prize pool.


On Monday at 9:30 PM EST, the longtime legends Kids Next Door will face off against b4nny and the rest of the powerhouse team IRENE in a best of 3 map series on Upward, Cascade, and Steel.


Tune into this match cast on https://www.twitch.tv/extvesports as the top two North American Highlander teams lay it all on the line for a chance at that sweet, sweet cash. With big names likes Kresnik, Nursey, habib, and bo4r, it's not a match you'll want to miss!