Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, a first-shooter game, was released in 2012 as an improved version of the original Counter-Strike. On August 31st, Valve Corporation surprised its fans with a series of updates and bug fixes.
Next we’ve compiled a list of the updates of CS:GO. For a more extensive description of the patch notes, visit Counter-Strike blog. Enjoy!
- Competitive game mode updated with two new maps: Breach and Seaside. The breach is a defusal map which takes place in an ample corporate building.
- Workout was removed from official matchmaking
- The new Scrimmage mode helps players to integrate maps in competitive. Scrimmage maps are: Ruby, Breach and Seaside.
- In Scrimmage mode, players will not have restrictions, but the skill groups are not going to be modified after the game. Abandoning a match has as result a competitive cooldown.
- Performance increased due to the game server logs using a different thread for writing data to filesystem
Misc – fixes
- TAG grenade is now able to propel grenades
- The crash of bump mines and breach charges is fixed
- Mute spinner can reach 0 on in-game players
- Unexpected boost situation on Overpass was fixed
The Vertigo map received 11 improvements:
- New plan of attack on Bombsite B
- Rafters eliminated from B site entry
- Offset HVAC units on B site, numbered them
- New method to hurl utility into B site while hidden
- One-way elevator shaft eliminated
- Ladder-room added that connects up to mid chokepoint, permits utility to Bombsite A
- The bridge was moved over elevator shaft
- T spawns moved further back
- The utility hole in T corridor was enlarged
- It is easier now to jump up on scaffolding at back of A
- The door at back of A was enlarged
- Underwent different small bug fixes