Team Fortress 2 (TF2) Update Patch Notes – September 17, 2021


Team Fortress 2 (TF2) update 1.6.0 (July 14, 2021) is now rolling out on PC. According to the official Team Fortress 2 patch notes, the latest update addressed various exploits and added bug fixes.

Previously, a hotfix was released with various fixes for crashes and more. Unfortunately, players are still experiencing several issues since the last major patch.

Today’s Team Fortress 2 (TF2) patch 1.6.0 will address a few of these errors.


TF2 Patch Notes – Sep 17, 2021

  • Addressed an exploit related to players impersonating other Steam accounts
  • Updated custom player sprays to be disabled for players by default
    • Players can opt-in to see custom player sprays on community servers in the Advanced Options menu
    • Custom player sprays and other temp files will be deleted on startup and when disconnecting from a server
  • Addressed an exploit related to creating unnamed Normal quality items
  • Removed the disconnect reason when a player leaves the server
  • Addressed the Fireproof Secret Diary not cloaking
  • Addressed the Medic’s weapon not hiding during the High Five taunt
  • Addressed the equip_region for the Crocodile Dandy
  • Addressed taunt_medic_heroic.wav not playing during case openings and trade-ups
  • Addressed the Heavy being able to crouch and jump while stunned
  • Addressed overhead player icons not drawing while connected to match servers
  • Addressed Dragon’s Fury projectiles not passing through tf_generic_bomb entities
  • Updated the tf_generic_bomb entity to allow passing the activator in the OnDetonate output
    • Toggle this feature using the Pass Activator option. Default is No.
  • Updated several of the Summer 2021 cosmetic items to add item_type_name descriptions
  • Updated the Coffin Nail warpaint for the shotgun to add the missing “has team color paintkit” attribute
  • Updated material for the Hazard Headgear to fix problems with painting and using minmap
  • Updated item schema with community fixes from Andrés S. (rabscootle)
  • Updated Spy invis materials with community fixes from Liam Stone (boba)
  • Updated description of the “Strange Part: Player Hits” item to match its name
  • Updated materials for the Time Out Therapy taunt
  • Updated the material for the RED dueling icon to match the BLU dueling icon
  • Updated backpack images for the Mislaid Sweater and Mr. Quackers to fix size and centering issues
  • Updated the description for the Backpack Expander
  • Updated the Resonation, Aggradation, and Lucidation unusual effects to fix a problem when taunting
  • Updated Golden Wrench, Saxxy, and Golden Frying Pan kills to use the Australium background for death notices
  • Updated the link for the New User Forum button in the main menu
  • Updated/Added some tournament medals
  • Updated the localization files
  • Updated cp_snakewater_final1
    • Minor visual fixes
    • Minor clipping fixes
    • Slightly increased spawn time when attacking last
    • Addressed some jumps being made impossible in previous update
    • Made some areas like respawn doors smoother to walk past
    • Nature & Wildlife preservation measures

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