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.
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive enrages players by retiring bots from competitive
Valve decided to remove bots from competitive matches in CS:GO, resulting in the players' despair as one of the most useful features was deleted just like that.
CS:GO: G2 Esports signs Nikola "NiKo" Kovač
G2 Esports don't sign players often but when they do, it's a banger. Their CS:GO squad pulled something like that by signing one of the most accomplished players in the game, NiKo.
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.