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Team Fortress 2 Engineer Update Live

The Team Fortress 2 Blog announces the promised Engineer update is now live, offering robot arms, mini-sentries, and other goodies for the Engineer class in the teamplay shooter. Steam News has the related patch notes for an auto-update for TF2 as well as Counter-Strike: Source and Day of Defeat: Source. The patch notes follow.

Engine

  • Fixed client crash related flashlight usage.
  • Fixed several issues related to alt-tabbing (invisible players, etc).

Team Fortress 2

  • Added The Frontier Justice.
  • Added The Wrangler.
  • Added The Gunslinger.
  • Added The Southern Hospitality.
  • Added 35 Engineer achievements.
  • Engineers can now pickup & move their buildings.
  • Added Engineer main menu music.
  • Added 4 new maps:
    • Thunder Mountain, a 3 stage Payload map.
    • Hightower, a Payload Race map.
    • Upward, a Payload map.
    • ColdFront, a community built Capture Point map.
  • Item tuning:
    • The Sandvich now uses a cooldown timer, instead of the health pack recharge mechanic.
    • The Gunboats now reduce self-damage by 60% (was 75%)
    • The Tribalman's Shiv bleed duration reduced to 6 second (was 8), and its damage penalty increased to 50% (was 35%).
  • Added better feedback sound for Pyros on when their flamethrower is doing damage.
  • Fixed blood effect on bleeding player.
  • Added a glow effect to Payload carts.
  • Added Romanian language support.

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3. Re: Various Steam Patch confusion Jul 8, 2010, 23:41 ViRGE
 
There seems to be a bug in the Steam client. It just made me download 3.1GB of data for the TF2 update.  
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