Tag: CS:GO

CS:GO Launch Options Guide 2019

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is a huge game with vast possibilities. Enthusiastic CS:GO audience have a chance to prove their talent, develop their skills, and participate in professional Esports tournaments. Even if you don’t have such ambitious plans, CS:GO may become your source of daily fun and competitive excitement. Even at the stage of making the game comfortable […]

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Release Notes for 8/29/2019

[MISC] – Fixed a bug which allowed changing certain development-only material settings at game launch. – Fixed context menu of match streams being too large and sometimes not fitting on screen. – Main menu news images should now load more reliably when running under Perfect World launcher. – Community game servers can no longer display […]

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A modder recreated the classic Dust 2 map textures for CS:GO using artificial-intelligence

Valve’s retro version of Dust 2 just wasn’t faithful enough, it seems. The Dust 2 map may be about as iconic as Counter-Strike itself, inspiring recreations in other games, specifically a lot of iterations in Minecraft, apparently. I know this to be true because I’ve never touched a Counter-Strike game, CS:GO or otherwise, but even I know this […]

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CS:GO’s average player count just hit an all-time high

It looks like Valve’s multiplayer FPS Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has seen a big turnout of players over the last month. According to Steam Charts, it appears that yesterday the game saw a new average player count record over the previous 30 days, with the highest number posted since the game’s release. Steam Charts, a site which tracks […]

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Release Notes for 8/19/2019

[ BERLIN 2019 ] – Updated autograph stickers for dexter, VINI, ableJ, KSCERATO, yuurih, ANGE1. [ LINUX ] – Updated Linux dedicated servers Steam Client layer to the latest version which significantly improves TCP reconnect timeout in case of upstream connection drop. [ MISC ] – Added client-side settings to limit incoming invite sounds: cl_invites_only_mainmenu, […]

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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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