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Release Notes for 11/18/2019

[OPERATION SHATTERED WEB] – Introducing Operation Shattered Web, featuring all-new equippable Agents, weapon collections, missions, and more! – For more details visit www.counter-strike.net/shatteredweb [ GAMEPLAY ] – Increased price of SG553 to $3000 to bring its price more in line with its value. – Reduced the price of FAMAS and Galil by $200 (to $2050 […]

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Keeping Things Transparent

A quick update on our plans for 2020 Majors: Some of the feedback we’ve received in response to our blog post “Keeping Things Competitive” from teams and tournament organizers is that the business of leagues (specifically, shared ownership of leagues between TOs and teams) does not create new conflicts of interest, because similar arrangements have […]

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10 Cheapest CS:GO Knife Skins Everyone Should Buy

he most desirable skins in CS:GO are knife skins. Possessing such a skin increases the level of your play in the eyes of your opponents. But in reality, the level of your game depends only on your skills. Let’s check out our article Simple but Advanced CS:GO Guide for Beginners to Become a Pro to improve your […]

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Release Notes for 11/4/2019

[ MAPS ] – Breach has been updated to the latest version from Steam Community Workshop and is now available in Scrimmage mode on official servers. Bombsite A – Redesigned A long – Removed entrance walls – Removed pit – Added blinds to A window – Moved globe monument slightly – Blocked access to top […]

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Valve block Counter-Strike loot key reselling to fight money laundering

From today, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive‘s loot box keys can no longer be resold on Steam’s marketplace. Valve are putting a lock on their keys because of the global gangs of evil-doers who were using the keys to launder money. From now on, any key bought will be bound to the purchaser’s account. If you bought keys […]

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Google’s AI moderation shows results in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive became a slightly less accurate name, as 20,000 accounts have been banned from FaceIt’s platform since late August by the recently-unleashed admin AI Minerva. After months spent in machine learning trials, the system built with Google tech led to a 20% reduction in the number of toxic messages between August and September according to […]

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CSGO free-to-play model is a case farming nightmare

Bot case farming or AFK case farming has become a massive issue in CSGO. With the release of the CS20 weapon case recently, players have noticed a massive spike in bots plaguing official Valve deathmatch servers. The problem has gotten so large that it often is the case that AFK bots outnumber real players on the server. AFK […]

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Key Change

Starting today, CS:GO container keys purchased in-game can no longer leave the purchasing account. That is, they cannot be sold on the Steam Community Market or traded. Pre-existing CS:GO container keys are unaffected–those keys can still be sold on the Steam Community Market and traded. Why make this change? In the past, most key trades […]

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Release Notes for 10/28/2019

[ MISC ] – Added restrictions on tradability and marketability of newly purchased case keys, see here for more details. . – Fixed a client UI issue sometimes displaying CS:GO Weapon Case as genuine quality. [ DANGER ZONE ] – Fixed an exploit where players could avoid Danger Zone damage if they had an invalid […]

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The Darkness Is Coming – CS:GO Halloween!

Dark clouds and death are coming. On October 31, the whole world will celebrate Halloweeeeen. CS:GO players are no exception to be a part of this event. Last year, Valve added Halloween CS:GO update.  Among the features were: New background image for Panorama UI Cobblestone has gotten some changes, with new modes and floating after death […]

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