Warzone

New CS:GO release notes confirm changes to competitive matchmaking

The latest release notes for CS:GO have been published on the game’s official blog. Most notable of these announcements is the addition of Ruby to the competitive matchmaking pool, and the removal of Zoo. Additionally, players are now limited to a single cooldown level for “abusively kicking teammates even if they vote kick multiple teammates in […]

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Attending the Berlin Major

Tickets for the Starladder Berlin Major are now on sale! The final eight teams will compete at the Mercedes-Benz Arena from September 5th – September 8th to become Major Champions. For pricing, availability, and additional information on attending the Starladder Berlin Major, please visit theticketfairy.com.

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CS:GO exploit lets you change the shape of smoke and make fire disappear

A new Counter-Strike: Global Offensive exploit has been discovered, which allows players to basically reset either the fire from molotovs, or the shape of the smoke that deploys from smoke grenades. In the most extreme cases, that could allow exploiters to create one-way smokes on official servers with anti-cheat protections, but there are some limitations […]

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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive adds LFG system

Are you looking to meet heavily-armed and available men in your area for hot action… and maybe more? Someone who won’t flashbang you then run? Or fancy a group of like-minded murdermen for chat and banter? Pick up your mouse and click on Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, which has added a looking-for-group system to help players party […]

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Scouting Ahead

Today’s update includes new ways to find teammates, follow your favorite CS:GO tournaments, and track your enemies in Danger Zone! Looking to Play Looking for a few teammates before you enter matchmaking? Click the ‘Looking to Play’ button, and you’ll be added to a list of players who are ready to team up. Need a […]

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This animation shows the rise of the AUG with CS:GO pros

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive remains one of Steam’s most popular games, and its professional scene is still thriving. It’s the pros – and which of the game’s weapons they prefer – that often drive tweaks and changes to the game, and a couple of animated charts show how their preferences have changed over time. The first […]

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Valve rolled out an emergency CS:GO hotfix to deal with lobby-crashing trolls

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive players may have noticed a small patch this morning. The hotfix is meant to address a relatively new exploit that allowed hackers to crash game lobbies – but the fix, at least for now, means you won’t be able to use the ‘nearby lobby’ feature for the time being. From the sounds […]

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CS:GO’s battle royale gets a new map, weird sci-fi items, and Apex Legends-style pings

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive’s Danger Zone mode – the one that’s a bit like battle royale – has had a major update. It’s getting a brand new map, loads of new items and upgrades, and several features that ape Apex Legends. These include a pinging system and respawns. Details on the player pinging system are thin, […]

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Danger Zone Enters New Territory

The experiment has evolved. To be the last team standing, you’ll have to put your skills to the test – with all new respawn and deploy mechanics, new items to master, and a brand new map to explore. Today’s update also includes some quality of life upgrades, like an all new player-pinging system. Grab a […]

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CS:GO’s latest patch adds two new maps and tweaks Vertigo

CS:GO’s latest patch has introduced two new maps: Ruby, a bomb defusal map set in a scenic town in Portugal, and Workout which is a community-favourite hostage rescue map. Valve confirms that Workout is already available in Competitive matchmaking, while Ruby will be added to the Competitive pool at a later date. With two new […]

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