Tag: CS:GO

Release Notes for 8/14/2019

[ BERLIN 2019 ] – The “Berlin 2019 Viewer Pass” and the “Berlin 2019 Viewer Pass + 3 Souvenir Tokens” are now available for purchase. 50% of the proceeds go to the players and organizations taking part in the StarLadder Berlin Major. – With a Viewer Pass, you’ll get: — An upgradable Berlin 2019 Event […]

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Valve will use human moderators to stop Steam Workshop scams

According to my therapist, we all need approval. So I’m glad that the latest Valve Initiative (TM) is all about that. From now on, content uploaded to the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Dota 2 and Team Fortress 2 Steam Workshops will require Valve’s approval before being released to the public. This is to combat the “free skin” ads that plague the […]

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Release Notes for 8/8/2019

[MISC] – Fixed a bug where picking up weapons would sometimes fail when they were occluded by other weapons or grenades. – Reduced friendly fire damage from Zeus-x27 in Danger Zone matches. – fov_cs_debug will now respect floating point values. [MAPS] – Updated Seaside and Breach with the latest versions from CS:GO Steam Workshop. Breach: […]

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CS:GO’s Scrimmage mode finally offers completely unranked matchmaking

Accompanying an update to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive on July 31, its developer Valve has announced that the multiplayer FPS is getting some new maps, and a new game mode to try them out in. It’s called “Scrimmage” – and it’s basically an unranked matchmaking mode. In a blog post on the Counter Strike website titled “A Learning […]

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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive adds Breach and Seaside maps

You can now vent your frustrations with tech startups inside Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. A new map, Breach, sends us to fight through a startup office which even has a slide in the lobby. Of course they have a slide. That’s just how fun and anti-establishment they are. Not that we’re allowed to ride the slide in-game. […]

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CS:GO players report long queue times and overnight rank resets

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive players are reporting issues with long queue times and matchmaking ranks resetting overnight. They have been reporting such issues in huge numbers on the game’s subreddit since the morning of July 31. It seems that there are two major issues with CS:GO’s system now, though it’s unclear how and if they are related. While some players are […]

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CS:GO map Workout removed from official matchmaking, two new maps added

The latest update for CS:GO is a significant one. Two maps have been added to the Defusal Group Sigma competitive pool, one of which is the popular Seaside map and the other a new one called Breach. Breach is, according to the CS:GO blog, “a defusal map set in a spacious corporate building”. If you want to […]

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Release Notes for 7/31/2019

[GAMEPLAY] – Added Breach and Seaside to Defusal Group Sigma. – Removed Workout from official matchmaking. – Added “Scrimmage Maps” to official competitive matchmaking. Scrimmage maps include: Ruby, Breach, Seaside. — When playing Scrimmage Maps in official competitive matchmaking: there are no restrictions on players in your party, your Skill Groups will not be adjusted […]

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Looks like CS:GO’s Cache remake will be ready soon

One of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive’s most popular maps has been out of action for a long time, but it looks like the remake might finally be ready for action – or at least close to it. Map creator Shawn ‘FMPONE’ Snelling posted a teaser last month showing his progress on the Cache rework, and now […]

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Release Notes for 7/25/2019

[ NETWORKING ] – Added a game server network channel traffic analysis framework for each client connection. – Added a game server setting, “net_chan_limit_msec”, which allows server operators to limit amount of processing time the game server can spend on processing packets for each client per tick. Clients that send packets causing server CPU processing […]

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