Release Notes for 3/15/2017

      Release Notes for 3/15/2017

      on >blog.counter-strike.net< was published:

      [CSGO]
      – Released Canals, available in all game modes.
      – Visually upgraded the Phoenix Terrorist player model.
      – Added the Spectrum Case, featuring 17 community designs. In the Spectrum Case, the rare special item will be the second generation of knives in Chroma finishes.

      [ AUDIO ]
      – Improved performance when using HRTF.
      – Fixed some cases where grenade sounds wouldn’t play when they should.

      [ MISC ]
      – Fixed teammate color problem when teammates select an invalid color.
      – cl_drawhud_force_radar can have three values: -1 to force draw no radar, 0 default, 1 to force draw radar even if other HUD is disabled.
      – cl_drawhud_force_deathnotices can have three values: -1 to force draw no deathnotices, 0 default, 1 to force draw deathnotices even if other HUD is disabled.
      – Added option to Game Settings to set Team ID to Always On ( cl_teamid_overhead_always ). Server can disable with sv_teamid_overhead_always_prohibit.
      – Added binding to Show Team Equipment ( +cl_show_team_equipment ) that will show teammates’ full Target ID, including equipment. Server can disable with sv_show_team_equipment_prohibit.
      – func_rotating objects no longer freeze and spam server console after rotating 1000 times

      [ MAPS ]

      Nuke:
      – Thinned out corner when coming into hut from lobby, making it easier to peek into A site
      – Bullets now do more damage when shot through walls in hut
      – Raised rollup door in Mini, making it easier to see towards rafters
      – Removed three boxes on top of blue container near garage
      – Reduced C4 explosion radius from 500 to 400 units (Thanks NaVi!)
      – Made water outside the map deeper (Thanks hollandje!)

      Cobblestone:
      – Raised arch on CT side of long A

      Italy:
      – Fixed some boost exploits
      – Railing on top of boost position near T bridge no longer blocks bullets

      Cache:
      – Various bug fixes

      Source: http://blog.counter-strike.net/index.php/2017/03/18198/