For greater than twenty years, Valve’s Counter-Strike: International Offensive has supplied its international group a novel aggressive expertise. Tens of millions of avid gamers all over the world have performed this legendary recreation, and a few individuals contemplate one of the best pure multiplayer shooter ever.
Followers have waited patiently for a brand new chapter for a number of years, and now the beta section for Counter-Strike 2 is over. Now you can formally obtain and play it totally free on Steam.
Large Counter-Strike facelift
Counter-Strike 2 isn’t a totally new recreation, however an enormous replace for the the unique CSGO. It upgrades the sport to the up to date Supply Engine 2 and brings reworked and redesigned maps, improved grenades, community features, reworked sound, upgraded group workshop instruments, and extra — together with overhauled, physics-responsive smoke grenades that may be pierced by bullets and explosives. That’s certain to shake up the meta.
Gameplay-wise, just a few issues have additionally modified and improved. There’s an up to date Prime mode (for a price) with a brand new CS score, a worldwide and regional rating listing, and — most significantly — gameplay runs unbiased of the tick fee. You possibly can switch your earned objects from CS:GO to CS2 as properly, so all these costly skins you paid up for will look even higher now. You possibly can see extra about Prime Mode in Valve’s video:
Launch for Home windows, SteamOS and Linux
You possibly can obtain and play the sport on Valve’s gaming platform Steam proper now. The scale of the replace is round 27 GB. Along with the model for Home windows 10 and 11, Counter-Strike 2 can be out there for SteamOS and Linux (from Ubuntu 20.04).
This text was translated from German to English and initially appeared on pcwelt.de.