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What’s the problem with de_nuke?

One of Counter-Strike’s oldest maps has fallen out of favour with its players. Can it be saved? The long story of Counter-Strike is a series of minor but meaningful changes. Track the last few years of patches, and between hundreds of weapon skins, you see subtle but serious modifications to map layouts, recoil behavior, and […]

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Smoke Mid Every Day

Today we’re updating the Active Duty map pool; Cobblestone is out and CS:GO’s most iconic map, Dust II, is back in! The revised Active Duty pool will be featured at the FACEIT Major in London later this year. And don’t worry – if you were hoping to queue for Cobblestone, it’s still available in each […]

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Valve’s new CS:GO trading rules

Valve’s new CS:GO trading rules 120,000 people sign petition against Valve’s new CS:GO trading rules   New rules mean you’ll have to wait seven days before trading a newly-received item. Valve tinkered with Counter Strike: Global Offensive’s trading rules this week, and sections of the community are ticked off about it. Under the new rules, added […]

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A Performance Guide for CSGO. Potential FPS boost

A Performance Guide for CSGO. Potential FPS boost / more stable FPS / decrease of FPS drop/ decrease of microstuttering in game (mostly for Windows 7)   Install CSGO on SSD if possible Overall SSD does not significantly improve performance in terms of FPS (some people get as little as +5-10 fps bonus) but the […]

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de_dust2 in Far Cry Arcade

It took one day for Far Cry 5’s map-making tools to produce gold.   Far Cry Arcade’s map-making tools have already been put to good use. Mythic Counter-Strike map de_dust2 now exists in Far Cry Arcade’s competitive multiplayer map pool, an impressive recreation by user Izoolee. Have a look for yourself in the video below, […]

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Valve has 1,700 CPUs working non-stop to bust CS:GO cheaters

Meet VACnet, the deep learning system Valve used to smash CS:GO’s hacking problem. All popular multiplayer games fight never-ending battles against cheaters. But as Counter-Strike: Global Offensive rose in 2014 to become the most-played FPS in the world, a few things made it particularly susceptible to hacking. As the 10th game released on Source (and […]

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In support of the Negev

In support of the Negev When we reworked the Negev last year, the goal was to identify a supporting role for the weapon. The Negev featured attributes that promoted suppressive fire — ineffective at first, but a controllable beam of death moments later. At this point it’s clear that the upside of the weapon isn’t enough […]

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Series 3 pins – Now available online and in-game

Attendees of the Boston Major had the first opportunity to purchase Series 3 collectible pins. Like Series 1 and Series 2, the latest set of physical pins come with a matching Genuine in-game display item for your CS:GO profile. Physical Series 3 pins are now available at WeLoveFine. If you’re only interested in the digital version, […]

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FACEIT Major – London, 2018

Today we’re excited to announce the next CS:GO Major Championship Series, hosted by FACEIT. New and Returning Challengers will join the Legends in London this September, where they’ll battle for the title of CS:GO Major Champion. Witness the event live from September 20-23 at SSE Arena, Wembley, or join the millions streaming the event online […]

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Steam Winter Sale 2017

The Steam Winter Sale 2017 is now live. As usual, there are deep discounts on a host of games. Like recent sales, there’s a single discounted price for each game through the duration of the sale. This time, the Steam Winter Sale 2017 ends on January 4, 2018 at 11pm IST. Here’s what you should […]

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