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Berlin 2019 – Legends Stage

The Legends have arrived. Congratulations to mousesports, North, G2 Esports, NRG, CR4ZY, Vitality, Avangar, and DreamEaters, who all advanced from the Challengers Stage. They’ll face off against the Legends this week–may the best teams win. If you’re joining us late, you can still get the most out of the 2019 Berlin Major. The Viewer Pass […]

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The StarLadder Berlin 2019 Major Begins

Tune in August 23rd at 12:00 PM CEST for the opening matches of the StarLadder Berlin Major’s Challenger Stage. Watch the matches live on steam.tv, in-game through GOTV, or on Twitch. Purchase the Berlin 2019 Viewer Pass via Steam or in game and receive an upgradable Event Coin that unlocks exclusive access to Berlin 2019 […]

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A modder recreated the classic Dust 2 map textures for CS:GO using artificial-intelligence

Valve’s retro version of Dust 2 just wasn’t faithful enough, it seems. The Dust 2 map may be about as iconic as Counter-Strike itself, inspiring recreations in other games, specifically a lot of iterations in Minecraft, apparently. I know this to be true because I’ve never touched a Counter-Strike game, CS:GO or otherwise, but even I know this […]

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CS:GO’s average player count just hit an all-time high

It looks like Valve’s multiplayer FPS Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has seen a big turnout of players over the last month. According to Steam Charts, it appears that yesterday the game saw a new average player count record over the previous 30 days, with the highest number posted since the game’s release. Steam Charts, a site which tracks […]

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Release Notes for 8/19/2019

[ BERLIN 2019 ] – Updated autograph stickers for dexter, VINI, ableJ, KSCERATO, yuurih, ANGE1. [ LINUX ] – Updated Linux dedicated servers Steam Client layer to the latest version which significantly improves TCP reconnect timeout in case of upstream connection drop. [ MISC ] – Added client-side settings to limit incoming invite sounds: cl_invites_only_mainmenu, […]

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Berlin 2019 – Tournament Items

The 2019 StarLadder Berlin Major is just weeks away, but you can start supporting your favorite teams now! The 2019 Berlin Viewer Pass, Team Stickers, and Player Stickers are now available for purchase. 50% of the proceeds go to the players and organizations taking part in the StarLadder Berlin Major. Viewer Pass With a Viewer […]

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Release Notes for 8/14/2019

[ BERLIN 2019 ] – The “Berlin 2019 Viewer Pass” and the “Berlin 2019 Viewer Pass + 3 Souvenir Tokens” are now available for purchase. 50% of the proceeds go to the players and organizations taking part in the StarLadder Berlin Major. – With a Viewer Pass, you’ll get: — An upgradable Berlin 2019 Event […]

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Valve will use human moderators to stop Steam Workshop scams

According to my therapist, we all need approval. So I’m glad that the latest Valve Initiative (TM) is all about that. From now on, content uploaded to the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Dota 2 and Team Fortress 2 Steam Workshops will require Valve’s approval before being released to the public. This is to combat the “free skin” ads that plague the […]

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Release Notes for 8/8/2019

[MISC] – Fixed a bug where picking up weapons would sometimes fail when they were occluded by other weapons or grenades. – Reduced friendly fire damage from Zeus-x27 in Danger Zone matches. – fov_cs_debug will now respect floating point values. [MAPS] – Updated Seaside and Breach with the latest versions from CS:GO Steam Workshop. Breach: […]

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Data mining discovery gives hope for a new CSGO operation

It has been a while since we’ve gotten another operation in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. The last CSGO operation we saw, Operation Hydra, came out on May 23, 2017. That’s over two years ago. There’s hope, however, as a full-stack developer and data miner named Pavel “thexpaw” Djundik recently found something notable following the last update in CSGO. He found lines of […]

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