CS:GO hits a new all-time concurrent player count following Counter-Strike 2 reveal

Counter-Strike 2 was formally revealed simply this week, and with that CS:GO has just lately damaged a document for highest variety of concurrent gamers.

CS:GO could be greater than a decade outdated, however that does not imply it is not nonetheless performing extremely effectively. As noticed by Eurogamer, heading over to SteamDB will inform you that the team-based shooter has hit a large new participant peak of 1.5 million (or 1,519,457 to be particular) this weekend. That is 1.5 million gamers concurrently, to be clear, as in that many individuals all enjoying the shooter at one time, definitely spectacular for such an outdated title. This new document additionally makes it the sport with the second-biggest concurrent participant depend ever, behind PUBG Battlegruonds’ personal document of three.2 million – a little bit of a distinction.

This document is simply the latest one this 12 months, because it truly achieved a document of 1.4 million gamers simply a couple of weeks ago. It would not be solely unsurprising that the announcement of Counter-Strike 2 performed a task in encouraging so many gamers to leap into the sport without delay.

Counter-Strike 2 was form of leaked earlier in the month, as references to the sport appeared in some updates for Nvidia drivers, however Valve formally revealed the sequel this week. It guarantees to be an enormous overhaul to each system and piece of content material within the sport, with Valve displaying off various movies on how issues have modified. There’s a restricted check on the best way, which Valve provided an FAQ for, nevertheless it looks as if it will be extra about how a lot you performed CS:GO than it being an open beta check or something.

Counter-Strike followers are additionally at the moment attempting to work out the release date through trigonometry, which ya know, positive, for those who’ve acquired the time to do stuff like that. We do know it will be out this summer season a while, so it will not be lengthy till we discover out anyway.


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