Counter-Strike 2

Release Dates
Sep 27 2023
Official Website

Counter-Strike 2 is a free-to-play multiplayer first-person shooter video game developed and published by Valve.


For over two decades, Counter-Strike has offered an elite competitive experience, one shaped by millions of players from across the globe. And now the next chapter in the Counter-Strike story is about to begin. This is Counter-Strike 2.

A free upgrade to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Counter-Strike 2 marks the largest technical leap in Counter-Strike‘s history. Built on the Source 2 engine, Counter-Strike 2 is modernized with realistic physically-based rendering, state of the art networking, and upgraded Community Workshop tools.

Key Features

In addition to the classic objective-focused gameplay that Counter-Strike pioneered in 1999, Counter-Strike 2 features:

  • All-new Counter-Strike Ratings with the updated Premier mode.
  • Global and Regional leaderboards.
  • Upgraded and overhauled maps.
  • Game-changing dynamic smoke grenades.
  • Tick-rate-independent gameplay.
  • Redesigned visual effects and audio.
  • All items from Counter-Strike: Global Offensive moving forward to Counter-Strike 2.

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