Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is a multiplayer first person shooter sequel to the popular Counter-Strike: Source.

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How do I get item drops?

Just curious as to how to obtain item drops from the last update. To clarify, item drops as in weapon skins, crates, anything else Valve added without letting us know, etc. It seems that after ...
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How does the CS:GO ranking system work?

Ever since I started playing with CS:GO, I've been in the bronze rank in Classic Competitive. No matter how many rounds I win, how many times I am the MVP, I won't get a new rank. How does the ...
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How does the new ranking system work?

How does the new ranking system work? It has been relased in the winter update. I want to share a little story: I was playing matchmaking. At the end of the match it has been 14:16, approx. 30 ...
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Game is lagging severely after Operation Vanguard update

I've recently updated to the new Vanguard edition of CS GO. But now its impossible to play - the game is jolty and slow. Sometimes there are little bugs like my gun not appearing or the clicking warm ...
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At what rate do weapons drop in CS:GO?

What are the CS:GO weapon drop rates? Does the drop chance on an achievement idle server go down if you're idling?
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Extreme FPS Drop in Counter Strike Global Offensive

Please don't provide answers/suggestions on how I can improve/squeeze out more FPS. I want to know what caused the FPS drop and tearing. Thanks! Yesterday, I noticed a significant FPS drop ...
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How can I connect to a LAN server to play Counter Strike: Global Offensive?

I am on a wireless network trying to play CS go with my friends. They all are in the same room with me. How can I create a server so I can play with my friends? In CS 1.6 we launch a hlds file which ...
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How do I change the loaded map and config files on a rented Counter Strike: Global Offensive server?

I just rented a fresh game server, and performed my initial setup. The server is loading de_dust on startup, and I would like it to load de_nuke. I would then like it to load the ESL config. I tried ...
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How can I limit each team to have 5 players each and have 2 spectators in my CSGO server?

I currently have a CS:GO server that holds up to 12 players but I don't want to have it so its a 6v6. I would like so the teams are limited to 5 players each and there can be 2 spectators watching ...
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CS Go having problem playing with friends

When starting a private game with friends I always get a white arrow cursor which prevents me from using my mouse (I have to kill cs go to get rid of it), my friends were getting this as well once ...
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Whenever I buy a camouflage for a gun in Counter Strike: GO it isn't in my inventory

I bought a bunch of camos from the community market for the Aug. When I go into CSGO it says I have a new item in my inventory. However, when I go into my inventory it isn't there.
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Does weapon quality degrade overtime?

I have a "minimal wear" p90 "Sand Spray"(or something like that) and I have a good amount of "field tested" skins. Over time in my inventory, does item quality degrade(while unequipped) or do the ...
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How does access to Overwatch get enabled?

I've clocked up over 500 hours on CS:GO, and recently I've had access to Overwatch to review cases of reported cheating and disruptive behavior. In game it shows as Overwatch Beta. Is this something ...
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How does the CSGO penalty system work?

So just now i was playing a csgo competitive game, there was an obvious troll on the team, duo q'ing with his friend. He would randomly kill him self (kill in console), or sit in a corner of the map ...
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Do competitive bans eventually “forgive” a player?

In Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, I was kicked for doing too much damage to my teammate. This gave me a 30 minute competitive ban. I know that after you get a 30 minute ban, you get a 2 hour ban, ...
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How to increase length of whiskers of “standard, static” crosshair?

I prefer the "standard, static" crosshair but would like it to have longer whiskers. How can I achieve this? I think I was not able to change it with the crosshair commands I found, such as ...
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Read (Console) Variables and print them

I'm trying to create a bind for my autoexec.cfg, where I toggle the voice_enable variable bindtoggle "F1" "voice_enable" works, and will be translated to bind "F1" "incrementvar voice_enable 0 1 ...
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What are the differences between Counter Strike: Global Offensive and Counter Strike: Source?

As Counter Strike: Source is also a graphics improved version of original CS. But what are new features in Global Offensive and how they differs from Counter Strike: Source?
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Bullet speeds in CS GO

Are there varied bullet speeds according to different guns? Do guns like the AWP have faster bullets than guns like the M249?
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Why can't I play competitive matches on CS:GO?

I am playing CS:GO through a family shared library. I can play online casual matches and bot matches however I can't play competitive matches through my account. However, if I login to my brother's ...
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How many missions do I need to complete to upgrade my Operation Breakout badge?

So the new badge is weird in that it doesn't rank up based on comp wins, but based on operation missions completed on official matchmaking servers. How many missions would I have to complete to get ...
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How do the new Missions work in CS GO?

With the latest Patch and Operation Breakthrough Valve has introduced Missions to the game. As far as I can see you get 2 objectives with 1 Mission. My question is, do the missions cycle over ...
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If I get banned from a game and my team wins, do I get a win?

If I get banned for teamkilling in competetive and a few rounds later the remaining 4 people on my team finish the game with a victory, will I get a victory aswell, even though I'm not in the game?
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What is the fastest and easiest way to reach lvl 3 for the private rank?

From now on, you need to have an account lvl 3 (private rank) in order to be able to play competitive games. What game mode would give the highest amount of XP at the shortest amount of time?
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CounterStrike: GO - Xbox 360 controller not moving

I enabled the controller in the settings but I am unable to move in-game using the control sticks. This controller works with most other games that have controller support on steam.
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How can I get a match demo that I can't download?

I've been away from the game for a few months and I remember a match where I had a 2K one round and I downloaded the match again, but now I cannot download my game to watch later. The only thing I can ...
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How do I display the console on counter strike GO

I thought i had to push the ~ or ` key to open the console but my PC simply ignores the command. Can anyone advise?
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How can I avoid CS:GO servers loaded with bots?

I find that a lot of times, when using Community Quick Play, I end up being pushed into a server with many bots, and no real players. Playing a game using "Find a Game" works fine, but Community ...
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How can I see my player movements in Counter Strike?

I am new in Counter Strike. I have one laptop where I am practising my movement skills playing alone. I would like to see my player so I can understand the movement mechanics for when I am going to be ...
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When do drops reset?

For TF2 the 'drop reset' is claimed to be Thursday at GMT 00:00. Assuming that they are both Valve/Source games it could be the same time for drop reset - but I don't know that this is the case. Can ...
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Does the condition of weapons affect gameplay?

Some weapons that were introduced in the last update (cosmetic) feature different kinds of weapon skins, all really neat, in my opinion. Some of the qualities range from Field-Tested, Battle Scarred, ...
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How can I set up a bind that mutes voice chat and says something to my teammates?

I'm trying to create a bind to mute the voice chat, but also tell in chat whether I muted them or not. The only information I can find on toggling is the toggle commands: bind <key> ...
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Does unintentionally disconnecting count as a loss?

My internet shut off during a comp game with my friends. When I was able to restore it, it was too late. I was on a four game win streak; does this count as a loss?
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Stuck on team selection screen

While playing CS:GO, I found that for some reason I would get stuck on the pick your team screen. I could even hear the game going on and it's not like everything froze (I could still move my mouse ...
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CS GO: Comp game joining issues (MAC)

I am having a problem with CS:GO on my mac. When i am invited to join a lobby a game can be found and works perfectly. Although when i try to join a comp game by myself, it doesn't load, just keeps ...
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Is it common to only find empty CS:GO servers?

I played CS:GO today and found that there were no servers, and it told me to increase the maximum ping requirement. I increased it from 150 to 200 and it found a server. However, every single person ...
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How do I get more guns? [duplicate]

In Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, you can collect guns. These guns can replace the default in-game guns. They do not change gameplay at all, and are purely cosmetic. How can I get new guns?
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CS: GO does not play smoothly with a 1 GB graphic card?

I am unable to play CS GO smoothly, even though I have an 1 GB ATI Radeon graphic card. I have tried to play against bots to see if that makes a difference, but it still has difficulty. My notebook ...