Team Fortress 2 December 6 Patch: Christmas Event and Bug Fixes

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Team Fortress 2 players can now enjoy the Christmas event that went live just today. The December 6 Update brings the Happy Smissmas 2022, new cosmetics, maps, Unusual effects, and an amazing winter sale. Some minor bugs are squashed as well.

The patch introduces 17 new community-created Unusual effects and eight of these are for Unusual hats and the other nine are for Unusual taunts. The newly-added Winter 2022 Cosmetic Case features 23 new community-contributed items. Players can also find The Festivizer as a bonus drop when opening the case.

The winter sale at Mann Co. Store is now live. The store also contains three new community-contributed taunts; five new community maps are introduced as well. The event will run till January 7.

You can read the patch notes below.

Happy Smissmas 2022!
  • All players who play TF2 during the event will receive a Stuffed Stocking as a gift! Stockings contain goodies for good little Mercenaries.
  • Featuring 5 new community maps: Frostwatch, Frostcliff, Rumford, Frosty, and Coal Pit
  • Added the Winter 2022 Cosmetic Case
    • Contains 23 new community-contributed items
    • The Festivizer can be found as a bonus drop when opening the case
  • Added 3 new community-contributed taunts to the Mann Co. Store
    • Taunt: Russian Rubdown
    • Taunt: Tailored Terminal
    • Taunt: Roasty Toasty
  • Added 17 new community-created Unusual effects
    • 8 new effects for Unusual hats
    • 9 new effects for Unusual taunts
  • All cosmetic and taunt cases will grant Smissmas 2022 Unusual effects instead of their normal Unusual effects during the event. This does not include crates.
  • Mann Co. Store winter sale!
  • Smissmas runs through January 7th, 2023
General
  • Fixed some point_camera visibility issues
  • Fixed some UGC medals using the wrong skin for team RED
  • Updated backpack images for some older cosmetic cases
  • Updated winter cosmetic cases to use a winterized sound when opening
  • Updated several maps to fix localization issues
  • Updated cp_snakewater_final1
    • Fixed missing cubemaps
    • Improved blockbullets
    • Visual fixes

The complete patch notes can be read via Steam. You can also download the game from there only.

So, what do you think? Are you interested in any of these changes? Have you been playing Team Fortress 2 recently? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.

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