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CS:GO’s Scrimmage mode finally offers completely unranked matchmaking

Accompanying an update to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive on July 31, its developer Valve has announced that the multiplayer FPS is getting some new maps, and a new game mode to try them out in. It’s called “Scrimmage” – and it’s basically an unranked matchmaking mode. In a blog post on the Counter Strike website titled “A Learning […]

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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive adds Breach and Seaside maps

You can now vent your frustrations with tech startups inside Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. A new map, Breach, sends us to fight through a startup office which even has a slide in the lobby. Of course they have a slide. That’s just how fun and anti-establishment they are. Not that we’re allowed to ride the slide in-game. […]

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CS:GO players report long queue times and overnight rank resets

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive players are reporting issues with long queue times and matchmaking ranks resetting overnight. They have been reporting such issues in huge numbers on the game’s subreddit since the morning of July 31. It seems that there are two major issues with CS:GO’s system now, though it’s unclear how and if they are related. While some players are […]

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CS:GO map Workout removed from official matchmaking, two new maps added

The latest update for CS:GO is a significant one. Two maps have been added to the Defusal Group Sigma competitive pool, one of which is the popular Seaside map and the other a new one called Breach. Breach is, according to the CS:GO blog, “a defusal map set in a spacious corporate building”. If you want to […]

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A Learning Environment

Today’s update is all about maps, with significant changes to Vertigo, and an update to the map pool! We’re welcoming two maps to the pool: Breach, a defusal map set in a spacious corporate building, and Seaside, an old community favorite. They’ll be replacing Workout, which has been removed from official matchmaking. Scrimmage! Ready to […]

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Release Notes for 7/31/2019

[GAMEPLAY] – Added Breach and Seaside to Defusal Group Sigma. – Removed Workout from official matchmaking. – Added “Scrimmage Maps” to official competitive matchmaking. Scrimmage maps include: Ruby, Breach, Seaside. — When playing Scrimmage Maps in official competitive matchmaking: there are no restrictions on players in your party, your Skill Groups will not be adjusted […]

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Looks like CS:GO’s Cache remake will be ready soon

One of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive’s most popular maps has been out of action for a long time, but it looks like the remake might finally be ready for action – or at least close to it. Map creator Shawn ‘FMPONE’ Snelling posted a teaser last month showing his progress on the Cache rework, and now […]

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Release Notes for 7/25/2019

[ NETWORKING ] – Added a game server network channel traffic analysis framework for each client connection. – Added a game server setting, “net_chan_limit_msec”, which allows server operators to limit amount of processing time the game server can spend on processing packets for each client per tick. Clients that send packets causing server CPU processing […]

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Dota 2 mod Polystrike will let you play Counter-Strike from a bird’s-eye view

A work of art. A timeless masterpiece. The pinnacle of level design mastery. Many things have been said about Bombsite A – but does it hold up in a new angle? Everyone knows Dust2. These days, you can play it across three separate official games, or as a thousand custom maps. You can play Dust2 […]

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How to mute players in CS:GO

CS:GO matchmaking is a toxic environment at the best of times. Slip up, make a mistake, misjudge a smoke, or fail to clutch, and your teammates are ready and waiting to flame you.  The chances of finding four like-minded players are often slim, but that’s unfortunately what you sign up for when you queue solo. In […]

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