Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is now free to play – Danger Zone Battle Royale mode added

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is now free to play - Danger Zone Battle Royale mode added

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is now free to play – Danger Zone Battle Royale mode added

Valve has officially made Counter-Strike: Global Offensive free to play, giving PC gamers access to all game modes within the tactical shooter without paying a penny, though the game retains a £11.99 “Premium Status” version, which will grant access to the game’s prime matchmaking, exclusive souvenir items, item drops and weapon chests.  

As part of Counter-Stike’s move into the free to play market, the game has been updated to add a new “Danger Zone” mode to the title, a battle royale add-on that pits 16-18 solo players against each other, though squads of two or three are also available. As part of this mode, players will scramble to find cash and weapons, completing mini missions in the game map such as contracts and hostage rescues to secure an advantage against enemy players or teams.

In Danger Zone, players will be able to use their cash to deliver items to themselves using drones, with other players having access to a tablet that will allow them to see where drones are going. A drone may be a great way to get a top tier weapon, but it may reveal your position to opponents, making the delivery a gamble. In Danger zone guns will behave in a similar way to other modes, lacking any balance changes. 

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is now free to play - Danger Zone Battle Royale mode added  

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