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Patch Notes[]

Patch #1[]


  • Improved performance of 3D audio. Positional audio is much more responsive when turning quickly.

[ War Games ]

  • Players can now select from 3 maps during end-of-match voting in War Games.
  • Added convars controlling end of match voting setup to simplify management of War Games community servers[1].

[ Misc ]

  • Server HTTP log delivery will now have correct timestamps on log lines which occured before the remote listener was registered.
  • Smoothed out game server hitching when a new player connects and downloads initial game state.
  • Fixed occasional crash affecting official game servers.
  • Fixed the extra 3 second delay in GOTV+ broadcast in some cases.
  • SSE4 optimizations in network string tables to reduce server hitches on connection of new player.
  • Console output of the game server can now be timestamped using “con_timestamp” convar.


  • Updated trust algorithm based on data and feedback.

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Undocumented Changes[]

Patch #2[]

Undocumented Changes[]

  • Disabled SSE4 optimizations for Linux and macOS clients[2].

Patch #3[]

Undocumented Changes[]

  • Fixed minor bug.


  1. mp_endmatch_votenextmap_wargames_modes, mp_endmatch_votenextmap_wargames_nummaps, mp_endmatch_votenextmap_wargames_nummodes
  2. Vitaliy_valve's reply on Reddit

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