Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Counter-Strike (CS) is one of the founding competitive Esports games. It’s a first person shooter where you have an offense (Terrorists) and a defense (Counter-Terrorists). The goal is to kill all members of the opposing team, OR plant the bomb and blow up the defenses base. A match is best of 30 rounds. Players can different buy weapons and gear at the beginning of each round. Each match takes place on a different level (called maps) where each map has a different layout and structure, which is where the real team strategy comes into play.

Competitive Breakdown

Are you more of a verbal (linguistic) learner? No problem. We have broken down the game in an easy to follow walkthrough that you can reference anytime.  


Ready to dive in? Check out the various communities, tournaments, and important articles we have compiled for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CSGO).

Game Highlights

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