Not dead after all: Counter-Strike 2 surpasses all-time player peak

It would be fair to say that Counter-Strike 2‘s reception has thus far been mixed, to put it lightly. After all, it essentially served as an Overwatch-style replacement for Counter-Strike:

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Astralis women’s team, CS2 pros call for Valve to add default female skins to game

In a shared open letter to Counter-Strike 2 developer Valve, members of the Astralis female CS2 team stated the lack of default female agents in the game feels “unfair, unwelcoming”

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A CIS legend returns to the CS2 Major stage as 9Pandas qualify for Copenhagen

9Pandas squeaked by GamerLegion in an exciting series decided by the narrowest of margins to win the last chance qualifier of the EU RMRs, earning themselves a spot in the

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IEM Katowice playoff teams vote to play on new CS2 patch ahead of RMR qualifiers

Counter-Strike 2′s biggest post-launch update went live yesterday, and it included several gameplay and networking changes that pro players competing at IEM Katowice have voted to adopt right away before

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VAC-banned CS2 pro attempts to play Major qualifier, gets kicked mid-game

Ex-Counter-Strike professional player Joel “emilio” Mako, known for getting VAC-banned in the middle of a CS:GO tournament in 2017, has now been kicked in the middle of a CS2 Major

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Major-winning Brazilian CS:GO core reunites for CS2 with O Plano

Does anyone still remember the almighty Brazilian squad at Luminosity Gaming and SK Gaming from 2016? The team that won both Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Majors that year, announcing to the

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Valve releases first CS2 patch of 2024—but players aren’t satisfied

Valve returned from the Christmas break this week and shipped the first update to Counter-Strike 2 of the year. But players are far from satisfied with it—and for good reason.

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Valve unleashes first big CS2 ban wave of the year, and not even Premier’s best player was safe

Valve has returned from the holiday break and immediately taken aim at cheaters in Counter-Strike 2. On Jan. 3 and 4, the game was hit with a massive ban wave,

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PGL confirms all invited teams for closed qualifier of first CS2 Major

As the excitement for the first Major in CS2 history heats up, PGL has released the list of teams that have qualified for the closed qualifier portions of the RMR.

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Latest CS2 update introduces wall running to competitive matchmaking

It’s now been two and a half months since Counter-Strike 2’s official launch and the jury is still out on whether it’s an improvement over Global Offensive. CS2’s defenders are

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