Questions tagged [counter-strike-global-offensive]

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (2012) is a multiplayer first person shooter sequel to the popular Counter-Strike: Source, developed by Valve and Hidden Path Entertainment for Windows PC, Mac OS, PS3, and Xbox 360.

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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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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 while ...
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How do you rank up?

I play Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and, at the moment, I'm rank silver 2. I usually get about 20 kills a game and I win about half of my games. When can I expect to rank up?
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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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What determines who gets or becomes an MVP?

This hasn't been asked yet, but what determines how or who gets an MVP award in CS:GO? After a match, there's always a little blurb that first states who got MVP first, and then a random fact (Player ...
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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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What command can I use to stop receiving a defuse kit every round in casual?

My friends and I wanted to play a 5v5 premade and make it look like a competitive match. I got all the commands except for the one that disables a defuse kit being bought automatically after each ...
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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 to combine buy binds with key bindings?

Unified buy binds, for example binding D to buy defuser and S to buy smoke improve the flow of game as I don't have to open the buy menu in the first place. Unfortunately creating a bind unbinds the ...
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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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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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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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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 to setup a cs:go offline server on which friends can join

When I start an offline match and invite my mate he gets an connection error "Server does not respond". How may I set up a "Offline with Bots" - Server on which my friend can join? EDIT : I meant ...
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What item drops can I get?

What are all the types of items I can get in a drop? Can knives drop in game? Can StatTrak weapons drop in game? Can I get key drops in game? I heard that you can get key drops as well.
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How do you change the difficulty of the bots?

With the standard configuration, Counterstrike: Global Offensive will populate the teams up to a maximum per team with bots to keep the teams balanced. These bots are a quite easy, how can I make ...
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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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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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How does Kevlar and Helmet Gear protect you?

In Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, you can buy Kevlar and Helmet gear for $1000. This gear will protect you from enemy attacks. When you equip it, the number "100" appears next to your health: This ...
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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 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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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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Is it faster to switch weapons quickly instead of waiting for the reload animation to end in CS GO?

While reloading weapons in CS GO it can be seen that the ammo counter gets reset while the animation is playing, more exactly when you finish inserting the magazine. Doing a weapon switch in that ...
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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 can I remove the "glowing" feature from objects? It is causing CS:GO to lag

Today when playing Nuke I noticed places such as 'T Roof' and 'vent' being 'shiny': Before today they didn't look like that. I haven't made any changes to video settings (they are all set to low). ...
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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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Zoomed-in AWP Sensitivity

I notice that the zoomed in AWP have less sensitivity than the normal sensitivity. Questions Is there any way to tune the zoomed-in sensitivity? Is there a way so the zoomed-in sensitivity is always ...
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How to find the IP of a CSGO comunity server?

I was playing a retake server in Counter Strike: Global Offensive. Then my friend say give him the server IP address so that he can join and play with me. The question is how can I find the IP server ...
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How to bind several items to one key?

For example, bind Q to both molotov/incendiary grenade and HE-grenade (in other words, toggle between molotov/incendiary grenade and HE-grenade with Q). I know that alias has to be used.
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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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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 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 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> <command&...
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Change microphone sensitivity in Steam

I know that my headset's microphone is working fine because I use it in Skype talks, but everytime I want to play CSGO I need to scream so the other players can hear me. I have already use it in ...
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Can only have five bots in CS GO and competitive mode

I would like to play alone (or with some friends) against 10 bots. When selecting "casual", this is working pretty fine. (The bots are only added to the CT team, there is no kind of team balancing, ...
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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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Change enabled map game modes CSGO

I downloaded a map from the workshop for CSGO (I'm got it from steam.) And I like the map, but I would like to play deathmatches on it and it does not allow the deathmatch game mode by default. I know ...
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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: 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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How can I prevent automap change?

Simple one. I create a gungame in my server and want to prevent the game changes maps at the end of a round. What was the command for this?
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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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Skins are not working in multiplayer mode

Whenever I play a game with bots I'm able to access the weapon skins but if I play in multiplayer mode then skins do not work. Only default skins are appearing. Does someone know the problem?
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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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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 ...