Valve reveals Counter Strike 2, and its launching this summer
Expect improved graphics, a 'beyond tick rate' gameplay system and more
Published: 22nd March 2023 | Source: Valve |
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 https://counter-strike.net/cs2
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.