According to Steam tracker SteamDB, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) attracted a staggering 1,507,212 players on March 25, surpassing its previous record by almost 100,000 players. The announcement of Counter-Strike 2, the next game in Valve’s popular PC shooter franchise, has sparked a surge of interest in the game. CS:GO is typically the most played game on Steam, and its increased popularity has brought its player count to nearly triple that of Dota 2, the second most played game on the platform, which had 667,348 players during the same period.
There is a vast selection of Counter Strike 2 servers available for players to choose from. One great resource to find these servers is through the monitoring https://dixrix.net/cs2, which provides a variety of options to help players find the best server for their needs.
Valve has announced that Counter-Strike 2 will be a free upgrade to CS:GO, and players will be able to transfer their inventory from the current game. Valve has promised that Counter-Strike 2 will be a significant technical upgrade, with new features and updates that will keep the game fresh for years to come. While Valve has not yet revealed all the game’s new features, it has said that the new game will look better, with cleaner and brighter graphics. Maps are also receiving upgrades and overhauls, making use of new rendering features and Source 2 tools.
Valve has also reworked the game’s sounds to better reflect the physical environment, making them more distinct and expressive of the game state. The sounds have also been rebalanced for a more comfortable listening experience. A Counter-Strike 2 Limited Test is currently underway, during which Valve is evaluating a subset of features to ensure a smooth worldwide release later this summer. A FAQ about the test is available on Valve’s website.