Category: CS:GO News

The Road to the November Rio Major

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 […]

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Clearing Out the Cobwebs

Operation Shattered Web wraps up today. Thanks to all of the CS:GO players who participated–over the span of the operation, they completed over 136 million missions! The operation may be over, but there’s more to see in today’s update. New Maps Today we are adding two community created maps to our official matchmaking pool in […]

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Half-Life: Alyx

Half-Life: Alyx launches March 23rd, and we’re celebrating the release in CS:GO! Half-Life themed Stickers, Collectible Pins, and Patches are now available for purchase in-game. Valve Index If you purchased Valve Index hardware prior to Alyx’s release, you’ll receive a Genuine version of the Alyx Pin from the new collection, as well as an exclusive […]

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Grand Finale

We’re in the final weeks of Operation Shattered Web, and players have until March 30th to play missions, earn progress, and redeem Operation rewards. Today the final mission card goes live which means we’ll start issuing Diamond Operation Coins to users who have completed 100 missions. This week’s card, “Time To Take Out The Trash”, […]

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Patch Notes

Today’s update includes a revamped buy menu, a simple way to customize (and share) your crosshair, and an all new way to personalize your favorite agents!  Introducing Patches Looking for a way to personalize your agent? Patches featuring a variety of classic designs can now be applied to specific locations on each character model, and […]

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From Russia With Love

Week 14 missions are ready to play! Grab an AK and queue for Cache and Train in Casual, Competitive, Wingman, and Guardian game modes.

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Pump up the Volume

Break out the big guns. Subtlety is not required when using the overpowered weapons in this week’s missions. It is ok to make a little noise, go big, be bold, and have fun!

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Squelching the Noise

We take feedback about communication abuse seriously, and in the past we’ve shipped settings that let customers control their exposure to other players’ avatars, names, and voice/text chat. (You can find these in Settings->Game->Communication and on the scoreboard). The settings are useful, but they have the downside of squelching communication indiscriminately. So we’ve been working […]

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Maximum Impact

Show off your specialized skills while completing this week’s varied set of missions!

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A Dry Heat

This week’s missions move the operation to areas which feature CS:GO’s arid climates. Play Casual, Guardian, Wingman, and Deathmatch game modes on Dust II, Mirage, Shortdust and others. Stay hydrated.

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