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Valve Hides Source 2 Traces; CSGO's Test Build Removed

Miriam Moszczynska, 28 September 2022, 13:50

The CSGO Beta Dev, the version on which Source 2 was supposed to be tested, has disappeared from Steam. This has triggered a new wave of speculation about the game's transition to the new engine.

Wake Up Call Didn't Help Valve; M0nesy Shows Another Exploit

Miriam Moszczynska, 31 August 2022, 17:06

G2 Esports player m0nesy once again showed that Valve doesn't care about bugs. This time on Mirage a Molotov cocktail was put to some interesting use.

Source 2 Already in CSGO? Inconspicuous Update Piqued Players' Curiosity

Miriam Moszczynska, 30 August 2022, 14:28

CSGO fans have once again picked up clues that could signal the game's move to the Source 2 engine, and the hype train isn't slowing down.

Valve Thanks for 10 Years of CSGO and Declares it is Just the Beginning

Michal Ciezadlik, 22 August 2022, 20:19

The tenth anniversary of CS:GO is a time for summarizing and giving thanks. Valve has already released an anniversary update, and now announced that the first decade „is just the beginning” for Global Offensive.

CSGO Legend Challenges Valve, Says He Could Do Better

Kamil Kleszyk, 12 August 2022, 16:15

Oleksandr Kostylev, better known as s1mple, is a CS:GO legend. The Ukrainian player recently approached Valve Software with an extremely interesting proposal. How will the developers of the popular online shooter respond?

Valve Humbled; Fans Ported CSGO to Source 2 in 6 Months

Adrian Werner, 12 August 2022, 13:00

A group of fans ported the basic elements of CS:GO to Source 2 in just a few months. How the project looks in action can be seen thanks to the extensive gameplay.

CSGO on Source 2 Will be a Different Game, Says Former Valve Employee

Miriam Moszczynska, 04 August 2022, 14:58

The vision of CSGO on the Source 2 engine is getting closer. Still, a former Valve employee is skeptical about the move, worrying about what will happen to the game.

Valve Changed CSGO Matchmaking; New Ranks for Players

Michal Ciezadlik, 02 August 2022, 14:36

The latest update to CS:GO is expected to significantly affect almost all players. Valve has decided to significantly overhaul matchmaking, which will result in a change of ranks among the vast majority of players.

Sexism Remains a Problem in CS:GO; Girls Leave Over Unpleasant Experiences

Michal Ciezadlik, 25 July 2022, 15:09

One CS:GO streamer showed the rather unpleasant reality that female gamers often face in Valve's shooter. Getting kicked out of the game and unpleasant comments due to their gender are often the norm, unfortunately.

This App Removes an Annoying Feature From CSGO

Miriam Moszczynska, 14 July 2022, 13:31

Accidentally clicking the right mouse button in CSGO while holding the M4A1-S can be annoying. Sticky Silencer rules out such an option and, importantly, you won't get a VAC for it.

CSGO Update Introduces Fix in Need of Clarification

Miriam Moszczynska, 13 July 2022, 13:40

Valve has fixed a bug that had been present in CSGO since April. It concerned weapons and the names given to them, which stopped displaying in the game.

CSGO Maps Ported to Source 2; New Engine Approaching?

Miriam Moszczynska, 04 July 2022, 15:14

More and more information about CSGO's transition to Source 2 is appearing online, with six maps found in the game's code that were tested on the new engine.

This Glitch on CSGO Map Gives Incredible Advantage

Miriam Moszczynska, 27 June 2022, 12:40

Players can take advantage of an interesting boost on the Ancient map in CSGO. It enables one player to move around the tops of ruins and more.

Source 2 in CS:GO Closer Than We Think? Streamer Spilled the Beans

Michal Ciezadlik, 23 June 2022, 18:10

The transition of CS:GO to a new graphics engine has been speculated about for years. If the words of a streamer with strong ties to Valve's shooter are to be believed, we can expect the Source 2 announcement soon.

He Stole $2 Million Worth of CSGO Skins

Kamil Kleszyk, 22 June 2022, 13:08

A hacker stole over $2 million in skins and items frin CS:GO. They were part of what was likely the most expensive inventory in the game's history.

Best of CSGO and CS 1.6 in Single Underappreciated Mod

Miriam Moszczynska, 06 June 2022, 13:26

A modification combining CSGO and CS 1.6 promises to be very good, but it is possible that it will never be completed. It all comes down to Valve's license.

Fan Proposes Safer Flashbangs for CS:GO

Miriam Moszczynska, 02 June 2022, 14:29

Flashbangs in CSGO are a nuisance to the eyes. One player decided to remedy this by creating two alternative grenade explosion effects. Interestingly, Skyrim also received its five minutes in this topic.

Traces of Source 2 Found in CSGO Patch

Miriam Moszczynska, 24 May 2022, 14:38

We don't know much about CSGO's transition to the Source 2 engine, but Valve's latest update could have been a slip-up. It's entirely possible that the developers put more into the game than they should have.

Valve Swiftly Fixes CSGO Bug After Tournament Controversy

Miriam Moszczynska, 16 May 2022, 12:42

During PGL Major Antwerp 2022 in CSGO, one of the G2 Esports players took advantage of a bug that gave him a signidicant advantage over his opponents. However, Valve instantly responded by fixing the bug.

Creators Still Having Trouble Streaming CSGO Due to Trusted Mode

Michal Ciezadlik, 27 April 2022, 16:52

The CSGO community is once again criticizing the so-called Trusted Mode, which in theory is designed to detect unwanted software. In practice, the program makes life difficult for streamers and other creators who want to record their screen during gameplay. The problem has remained unresolved for nearly two years.

CS:GO and Old Age - When Are Pro Gamers at Their Best?

Michal Ciezadlik, 21 April 2022, 17:31

A recent study has helped determine how the passage of years affects form in professional CS:GO competition. The statistics resolve whether youth has an advantage over experience.

No Head Bug CS:GO Has Been Haunting Players for a Year Now

Michal Ciezadlik, 14 March 2022, 15:18

Bizarre bugs in CS:GO are nothing new, but this one makes the players lose their heads. And it's been in the game on for nearly a year.

Top CS:GO Ranks Spend Over 60 Hours Per Month in the Game

Michal Ciezadlik, 09 March 2022, 16:58

What is the average number of hours players spend playing CS:GO? Leetify conducted a survey, the results of which may come as a bit of a surprise.

CS:GO Pro Warns: Flashbang Noise Can Damage Hearing

Michal Ciezadlik, 27 January 2022, 17:33

It turns out that long hours spent playing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive can take a negative toll on our hearing. At least that's what one pro gamer says.

What is Trust Factor in CS:GO And How to Increase It

Michal Ciezadlik, 13 January 2022, 16:47

CS:GO players are finding ways to increase their Trust Factor for better matchmaking. If you'd like to find out what these methods are, read on.

New Year Brings New Service Medals for CS:GO Players

Michal Ciezadlik, 30 December 2021, 14:25

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive will be adding Service Medals 2022 in the New Year.

Steam Deck Without Further Delays; CS:GO and Half-Life Will Get Updates

Jacob Blazewicz, 17 December 2021, 14:46

Steam Deck won't be experiencing another delay, despite continued issues with component availability. In the meantime, Valve is preparing updates for Half-Life, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, and other games with the upcoming console in mind.

Battlefield 2042 Stickers in CS:GO; Surprising Collaboration Between Valve and EA

Michal Ciezadlik, 18 November 2021, 16:02

A day before the official release of Battlefield 2042, we learned of a collaboration between Valve and DICE. Stickers advertising the latest installment of Battlefield will appear in CS:GO.

CS 1.6-inspired Mod CS: GO Classic Offensive Gets New Update

Adrian Werner, 10 October 2021, 21:23

An important update has been released for the Classic Offensive mod. This project replicates the feel and solutions of classic Counter-Strike 1.6 in CS:GO.

CS:GO Regains Bestseller Throne Thanks to Operation Riptide

Adrian Werner, 27 September 2021, 13:07

Last week on Steam belonged to CS:GO - Operation Riptide. Also New World, Naraka: Bladepoint, Deathloop, Timberborn and Gas Station Simulator were doing pretty well.

New CS:GO Operation Taking Flak for Fortniteesque Skins

Michal Ciezadlik, 24 September 2021, 18:09

The topic of operator skins in CS:GO is a recurring one. Some players believe that the skins from the latest operation, Riptide, completely do not fit the game's style. They are even compared to those from Fortnite.

CS:GO Operation Riptide Available; New Maps, Missions and Game Mode

Hubert Sledziewski, 22 September 2021, 17:37

CS:GO - Operation Riptide is now available on Steam. New maps and missions await players, as well as changes to existing game modes, including private queues to make playing with friends easier.

Top CS:GO Team Knew of Coach Bug; Ex-coach Slams Former Teammates

Michal Ciezadlik, 06 September 2021, 15:47

The CS:GO coach bug scandal continues. According to esports media, not only the coach, but also all the players of HEROIC were supposed to have known about the bug enabling teams to gain an unfair advantage.

Cheats Can Disconnect You From a CS:GO Server

Michal Ciezadlik, 27 August 2021, 14:50

A video has surfaced on Reddit, suggesting that there are CS:GO cheats that enable cheaters to disconnect opponents from the server. As it turns out, the problem has been around for some time.

Player Provided Solution to a Critical CS:GO Bug; Valve Keeps Ignoring It

Michal Ciezadlik, 03 August 2021, 17:18

A Reddit user has found a way to fix a bug in CS:GO that causes poor accuracy when crouching. The forum user decided to publish a post every week to finally bring the issue to Valve's attention.

Top CS:GO Team Sues Its Former Coach

Michal Ciezadlik, 29 July 2021, 21:12

Another scandal in the professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive scene. Danish team Heroic has terminated the contract of its former coach and filed a lawsuit against him. The reason was that he had leaked sensitive information about the team's strategy.

More FPS in CS:GO - Steam Overlay May be Causing Drops

Michal Ciezadlik, 20 July 2021, 16:58

As Reddit users have discovered, an overloaded Steam overlay may be causing fps drops in CS:GO. There are several solutions, including reducing your friends list.

Counter-Strike Maps on Unreal Engine 5

, 18 July 2021, 21:10

This is what Counter Strike: Global Offensive could look like on Unreal Engine 5. A modder ported Inferno and Dust 2 to the popular engine.

CS:GO Needs Shorter Matches; Pros Want Changes

Michal Ciezadlik, 14 July 2021, 17:26

Recently, there has been a heated discussion online about the length of pro Counter-Strike: Global Offensive matches. According to many pro gamers and experts, currently the duels last too long.

Average Number of CS:GO Players Drops Following the Introduction of Paid Prime Accounts

Gacek, 06 July 2021, 10:44

CS:GO lost a lot of players when it began requiring a $14.99 Prime account to fully experience the game.

Source 2 Finally Coming to CS:GO? New Clues

Michal Ciezadlik, 24 June 2021, 16:27

More rumors have surfaced regarding the introduction of the Source 2 engine to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Clues can be found in the new Dota 2 update.

CS:GO Pro Player Numbers Dominated by Russians, Reports HLTV

Michal Ciezadlik, 08 June 2021, 16:31

HLTV, a statistics website for the professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive scene, collected data on the representation of each country in the TOP 30 of the best eSports teams. The most numerous nation in this group are Russians.

CS:GO Partially Paid; Ranked Matches Only for Prime Accounts

Agnes Adamus, 05 June 2021, 18:26

A new update has been released for CS:GO, changing the status of Prime accounts. Prime status can now only be obtained by purchasing a special upgrade. Non-Prime players will no longer have access to ranked matches and other game features.

No More Cheating Coaches in CS:GO? Valve Has a Solution

Hubert Sledziewski, 30 May 2021, 21:08

In the latest update for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Valve introduced a new feature - coaches' positions will be recorded in the round's backup files to prevent future cheating on their part.

Sad Condition of CS: GO's Ancient Map Showcased by Pro Player

Michal Ciezadlik, 27 May 2021, 16:11

Pro CS:GO player Martin „STYKO” Styk recently presented new bugs found on the Ancient map. The technical condition of the arena leaves a lot to be desired before the launch of first eSports tournaments where it is scheduled to appear.

Paid Subscription to CS:GO Stats Annoys Players

Michal Ciezadlik, 05 May 2021, 16:11

Among other changes, the latest update to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive includes CS:GO 360 Stats, a subscription service that gives players access to detailed stats. It costs $1 per month, but that seems like too much for the community.

CS:GO Cheaters Can Get Away With Almost Anything it Seems [UPDATED]

Michal Ciezadlik, 30 April 2021, 15:00

Despite Valve's best efforts to weed out cheaters in CS:GO, it seems that trying to catch up is the best the company can manage. As one Reddit user has shown, changes to anticheat are necessary.

Gothic 2's Khorinis Recreated in CS:GO

Michal Ciezadlik, 19 April 2021, 17:18

Another example of CS:GO community's creativity emerges from Steam Workshop. One modder created a map that replicates the port district of Khorinis from Gothic 2.

Valve Partially Fixed the Data Theft Bug in CS:GO

Hubert Sledziewski, 18 April 2021, 23:19

The disclosure of the existence of a bug in Valve's games, which could enable hackers to steal data, prompted the company to partially fix the flaw.

48 Hours of Turmoil in CS:GO Scene

Michal Ciezadlik, 16 April 2021, 17:47

Recent days have brought a number of interesting developments in the professional CS:GO scene. Highlights of the past 48 hours included a change in Valve's policy on VAC bans and problems with major CS teams.