I guess there is a TF2 team at Valve after all.
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Valve just released a fairly chonky update today for Team Fortress 2. This update does not seem to add in any additional content to the game, but rather focuses on bug fixes and updating various pieces of content.

Some of the major points in this update include a fix for an exploit that let players impersonate other Steam accounts, disabling player sprays by default, and some changes to the map cp_snakewater_final1.

The full list of major changes can be found below or on Teamfortress.com.

  • Fixed 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 when disconnecting from a server
  • Fixed an exploit related to creating unnamed Normal quality items
  • Removed the disconnect reason when a player leaves the server
  • Fixed the Fireproof Secret Diary not cloaking
  • Fixed the Medic's weapon not hiding during the High Five taunt
  • Fixed the equip_region for the Crocodile Dandy
  • Fixed taunt_medic_heroic.wav not playing during case openings and trade-ups
  • Fixed the Heavy being able to crouch and jump while stunned
  • Fixed overhead player icons not drawing while connected to match servers
  • Fixed 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 AndrĂ©s 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
    • Fixed some jumps being made impossible in previous update
    • Made some areas like respawn doors smoother to walk past
    • Nature & Wildlife preservation measures