Valve reveals Counter Strike 2, and its launching this summer

Expect improved graphics, a 'beyond tick rate' gameplay system and more

Valve reveals Counter Strike 2, and its launching this summer

Counter Strike 2 has been revealed, and it is built using Valve's Source 2 engine

It's official, Counter Strike 2 is coming, and it will launching this summer. Valve has confirmed that Counter Strike 2 will be utilising the company's new Source 2 game engine and that the game will be receiving an "overhaul to every system.

Fans of Counter Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) will be glad to know that Valve will be bringing "every piece of content" to their new Counter Strike game, and that Counter Strike 2 will feature improved visuals, a new "beyond tick rate" gameplay system, and responsive smoke.

    Counter-Strike 2 is the largest technical leap forward in Counter-Strike’s history, ensuring new features and updates for years to come.

All of the game’s new features will be revealed when it officially launches this summer, but the road to Counter-Strike 2 will begin later today with a Limited Test for select CS:GO players. During this testing period, we’ll be evaluating a subset of features to shake out any issues before the worldwide release.

Counter-Strike 2 arrives this summer as a free upgrade to CS:GO. So build your loadout, hone your skills, and prepare yourself for what’s next!

Learn more about some of the features of the CS2 Limited Test here

Some Counter strike players will be able to play Counter Strike 2 starting today as part of "Limited Testing". Players of CS:GO will be glad to know that all of their items will carry through to Counter Strike 2, and that Counter Strike 2 will be a free upgrade for all CS:GO owners.

You can join the discussion on Counter Strike 2 on the OC3D Forums.

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22-03-2023, 17:58:23

I was hoping for Orange box 2, more coming i feel.Quote

22-03-2023, 19:44:14

This game sucks anyway.Quote

24-03-2023, 15:21:00

Was never the biggest CSGO player but still excited for a free upgrade. Just now I can get angry in modern HD Quote

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