ESL One: Rio 2020

The ESL One: Rio Major 2020 is the 16th Valve-sponsored Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Major Championship and the first Major of 2020. The major was originally scheduled to take place from May 11th to 24th but was postponed to the Autumn Major dates on March 23rd due to the rapidly increasing spread of COVID-19 in Brazil. The tournament features a $2,000,000 USD prize pool as a result of […]

Release Notes for 3/31/2020

[ MAPS ]– Breach and Studio are no longer available on official matchmaking servers.– Anubis and Chlorine have been added to official Casual, Deathmatch, and Scrimmage game modes. [ OPERATION SHATTERED WEB ]– Operation Shattered Web is now over. Players who have an Operation Shattered Web coin in their inventory at this time will receive […]

Pre-release Notes for 4/4/2020

A new build (“old_intel_perf_fix”) is now available in the CS:GO beta depot. For instructions on how to opt into a CS:GO beta depot build, visit the following page: https://support.steampowered.com/kb_article.php?ref=9847-WHXC-7326 [MISC]– Added a launch option -noubershader. Users on very old Intel hardware can set this launch option to improve their framerate. This option is not recommended otherwise […]

Release Notes for 4/10/2020

[ WEAPONS ]– SG553 – Reduced rate of fire and accuracy to bring the weapon’s value to be more in line with other rifles.– AUG – Improved standing accuracy while unscoped. Slightly reduced scoped accuracy.– M4A1-S – Price reduced to $2900.– Deagle – Improved accuracy while jumping, lowering the time to recover accuracy after the […]

CSGO Release Notes for 4/16/2020

[ GAMEPLAY ]– Added one-on-one warmup arenas when playing Wingman mode on Vertigo and Train– Added a new weapon parameter “inaccuracy jump apex”, set to 331.55 for the Deagle [ UI ]– Added ability to see crosshairs of observed players– Added ability to copy crosshairs of other players (through the scoreboard).– Added ability to listen […]