Like the title states, can Counter Strike: Global Offensive connect to a Counter Strike 1.6 server?

All my friends are using Counter Strike 1.6, but unfortunately, 1.6 does not support my computer, but I am eager to play with my friends if this is possible?

  • What kind of computer supports CS:GO but not CS 1.6?
    – 3ventic
    Commented Aug 26, 2014 at 5:14
  • @3ventic Linux/Mac?
    – Novarg
    Commented Aug 26, 2014 at 11:45
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    @Novarg According to the store pages, 1.6 is Win/Mac/Linux while GO is just Win/Mac
    – 3ventic
    Commented Aug 26, 2014 at 12:55

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There are four versions of Counter-Strike on Steam:

Unfortunately, none of these games are compatible with each other. You will have to be playing the same version if you want to play with your friends.

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