About the game
Developed by Minh "Gooseman" Le and Jess "Cliffe" Cliffe as a Half-Life mod, Counter-Strike IP was bought by Valve, who transformed it into a global powerhouse and a rock-solid standard by which all shooters are eventually measured.
Steam now has a chat filter for profanities and slurs
Valve announced that Steam now has a chat filter, whether players wanted it or not. In the latter case, they will be able to disable it and see all the strong language they desire.
37 CS:GO coaches banned for using a years-old bug, more to come
Cheating in video games usually takes form of some sort of script but in the case of CS:GO pro scene, it was due to a bug almost half a decade old.
CS: GO anti-cheat to start blocking some third-party software
Valve are cracking down on Counter-Strike: Global Offensive cheaters, but the'll do it in a way that's likely to mess with at least some of your third-party apps.
CS: GO players win tournament, get banned for cheating afterwards
Well, better late than never we suppose, but Red Bull were still left in a peculiar situation where they had to ban the winners of the Red Bull Flick Finland National Final CS: GO event.
Counter-Strike:Global Offensive nerfs Krieg SG553
CS:GO players have been having trouble with the Krieg / SG553 ever since the weapon's price was reduced in late 2018. Thankfully, the time for the nerf has finally arrived but AUG was not left untouched either.
CS:GO monthly active user numbers reached 24 million in February
According to Superdata's latest report, Counter-Stike: Global Offensive player count peaked at 24 million in February 2020, which is the highest level ever for the nearly eight-year-old online shooter.
ESL Pro League: s1mple's one man show was not enough as NaVi go 0-2
So far we've seen some quality Counter-Strike goodness from the group B teams. s1mple had an incredible performance once again, ending the game with a 119,1 ADR. BIG and forZe have now won both of their two matches and they currently sit on the top of this group.
CS: GO hits 1 million concurrent players for the first time in its history
Valve's online shooter Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has hit 1 million concurrent players on Steam for the first time in the game's long and rich history, which spans over 20 years. The game peaked at 1.001.756 players.
Toxic CS:GO players will get auto muted in the future
Valve recently unveiled a new way to combat toxicity in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive that would let players automatically mute the toxic ones without muting others, who could potentially be useful. There are also measures in place to prevent system abuse.
ESL unveils seven direct invites to Intel Extreme Masters Katowice 2020
ESL have unveiled the seven direct invites for the upcoming Intel Extreme Masters Katowice 2020 tournament, and the list promises some hard competition ahead, with Liquid, Evil Geniuses and Vitality joining the existing teams on the list.