Value has released the Team Fortress 2 Engineer update that so many fans have been waiting for. 
Included in the update are three new weapons for the engineer and four new maps titled: Thunder Mountain, High Tower, Upward and finally a level built by the community ColdFront.
The Three new weapons included in the update are the Gunslinger which will replace the beloved wrench allowing players to build mini-sentry turrets, the Wrangler which will replace the standard pistol and will give the engineer complete control over a turret of there choice and finally the shotgun replacement entitled the “Frontier Justice” which incorporates a new revenge crits system.
The Team Fortress 2 update will automatically download after a Steam reboot which will address all fixes and changes.
The full change list and screenshots can be found below:

Team Fortress 2 — Engineer Update

Added The Frontier Justice.

Added The Wrangler.

Added The Gunslinger.

Added The Southern Hospitality.

Added 35 Engineer achievements.

Engineers can now pick up & move their buildings.

Added Engineer main menu music.


Fixed client crash related flash light usage.

Fixed several issues related to alt-tabbing (invisible players, etc.).

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 cool down 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.


Paul Younger
Founder and Editor of PC Invasion. Founder of the world's first gaming cafe and Veteran PC gamer of over 22 years.

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