With the announcement of Counter-Strike 2 many questions have dawned in the minds of gamers about the highly anticipated "successor" to the most popular online FPS. One of the more pressing questions is whether bans imposed on accounts in CS:GO will remain in effect after the update's release.
- On the page dedicated to CS2, in the FAQ section, there is a clear answer, saying that the title - at least on VAC (Valve Anti-Cheat) protected servers - will remain inaccessible to accounts with VAC or banned from playing.
In conclusion, those with a"ban will have to swallow the bitter pill and watch the game from the position of a spectator. The title, as provided in yesterday's announcement, will officially launch this summer.
At this point, access to the new CS will only be given to selected players. At a later date, it is likely that opportunities to try out Counter-Strike 2 on the Source 2 engine will be given to more users with a good reputation on Steam. You can read more about the closed tests here.
Invited players shared this screenshot, showing the screen that greets them when they receive an invite.
CS2 will be released as a free update to CSGO. Along with the update, our accounts with saved achievements and skins will be transferred to the new version.