Majors When we announced the Rio Major, we were excited to bring a CS:GO Major to one of Counter-Strike’s most passionate fan bases. At the time, we couldn’t have imagined the global challenges that have limited live events throughout 2020. We’re not going to ask players and fans to risk their health in order to […]
Today’s update includes some networking improvements, updates to Swamp, Mutiny, and Anubis, and an all new weapon case! The Fracture Collection Introducing the Fracture Collection, featuring designs from over 17 different community artists, and including the Shattered Web Knives as rare special items!
Today we’re shipping changes to CS:GO that are part of our continuing fight against cheating. CS:GO now significantly restricts the types of programs and files that can interact with the game. By default, players will launch CS:GO in Trusted mode, which will block third-party files from interacting with the game. If you would like to […]
Today we’re shipping an optional beta branch of CS:GO with changes that are part of our continuing fight against cheating. To help out, you can opt in to the beta by following the instructions here. CS:GO now significantly restricts the types of programs and files that can interact with the game. In the unlikely event […]
Since CS:GO’s release in 2012, some of the most common feedback we’ve received has been about the challenge of spotting characters in the world. Because every map in the game features significant variety of lighting and detail, even characters designed to read well in a map might get lost when viewed from a particular angle […]
Today we’re releasing the Warhammer 40,000 Sticker Capsule, featuring 17 unique stickers from the 40K universe. From the paper Full Buy sticker to the foil Chaos Space Marine, collect and apply them to your weapons today; the Capsule is now available in-game! A Change of Scenery The next time you launch CS:GO you’ll find a […]
Today’s update includes an experimental warmup mode, a way to view (and copy) players’ crosshairs while spectating, a new set of Music Kits, and more! The Masterminds Music Kits Introducing the The Masterminds Music Kit Box, featuring music kits from seven composers. Standard and StatTrak music kit boxes are now available for purchase. Warming Up […]
The Rio Major will take place in November and, as the only Major of 2020, the prize pool will be $2,000,000. It will have been more than a year since the last Major. To ensure that the Rio Major features the top teams in the world, we will require that current Legends and Challengers demonstrate […]