Release Notes for 11/28/2017

– 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.

[ 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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