Strong Rumors Surface About CS:GO 2 Releasing Pretty Soon

Published 03/05/2023, 1:10 PM EST

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One of the biggest pillars of competitive Esports is FPS gaming. Games under this category contribute a large proportion to the popularity of competitive gaming. Among them, a game that holds a pivotal role is none other than CS:GO.

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Considered to be a pioneer in the online FPS front, the game has seen tremendous growth over the years. And it seems that CS:GO will be getting a second edition soon.

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For years, rumors about such an occurrence echoed in the gaming industry. But, after much time, it succumbed to being memes shared across social platforms. But now, strong indications have been witnessed in regard to a sequel to the popular FPS title.

There was hype generated after Nvidia files had an indication of a CS:GO 2, but later it burned down.

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Now, according to the reports received by Richard Lewis, Valve is creating a second edition of the game. Apparently, this game has been the priority of Valve in recent times. The team is planning to roll out a BETA version soon to introduce the title to the world.

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Additionally, the team that worked while creating CS:GO was also ruled in for the second edition.

What to expect in the second edition

The reports also suggest massive quality-of-life improvements in the new game. That is, a shift from the current CS: GO engine can be expected. Along with these, the match-making mechanisms which have caused quite a disappointment among CS: GO players will also be addressed. A better ranking system is expected from the sequel.

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With the rise in popularity of new games like well-ironed, CS: GO 2 will be an incredible competitor on the FPS front. Moreover, the current state of CS: GO has deteriorated in recent times, with updates that are not addressing major concerns put up by the fans.

According to these reports, a team of professional players was flown into the headquarters of Valve at Seatle. It seems like they tested the game, and it is ready for launch.

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This posits the question about the future of the current CS:GO game. The reports that were mentioned earlier did not have any indication about this as well. We cannot write off the chances of the new version replacing the old. The gaming community witnessed this in the case of Overwatch 2, which replaced its former version in 2022. The BETA version is expected to drop in April. If the rumors are true, we can expect more information in the near future.

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Written by:

Aravind Menon

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Aravind Menon is an eSports content writer at EssentiallySports. With a graduate degree in English Honours and post graduate degree in Literary and Cultural Studies, writing has always been a passion for Aravind. He has a keen interest in sports and occasionally enjoys watching sporting events.
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