“That’s Exactly What a CS:GO 2 Beta Tester Would Say”- Fans Confused as CS:GO Pro s1mple Defies Game’s Sequel Rumors

Published 03/14/2023, 11:15 AM EDT

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The FPS gamers were on cloud nine with the recent rumors regarding the second edition of the popular CS: GO franchise. The supposed insider information was talking about how Valve was developing a brand new FPS game under its wings with mechanisms and inspiration from CSGO. This created heaps of anticipation as well, especially as the predecessor game was not rolling out many heavy updates in recent times.

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But now the OG of CS: GO came forward with a piece of disheartening news through his socials. S1mple, who is considered as one of the best players of the game, has made an indication that a sequel is not underway.

S1mple calls the CS: GO 2 rumors bait

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Every CS: GO fan will surely know who s1mple is. Considered one of the best to ever walk the CS: GO platform, Oleksandr Olehovych Kostyliev is a professional player for NAVI. And something that is coming from him will be considered with high regard in the CS: GO front.

So, when s1mple stated through his Instagram story about the supposed rumors of CS: GO 2, it left the community talking. The story that the CSGO pro posted was an answer to some of the questions he received regarding the sequel of the popular game.

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“There is no CSGO 2 (YET) Developers never give anyone any beta versions, it was a huge bait from players and streamers,” stated s1mple in his story, breaking the expectations of many.

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But, we also cannot write off the chances that s1mple might be baiting us with this information. Especially as the tone of what he said cannot be interpreted directly into English as he posted in his native tongue.

The community is in debates regarding the sequel

Apart from what s1mple said, the FPS community was seen debating about the authenticity of the arrival of a second edition. Among these people, there were some even who stated that they got into the beta trials. These people most likely would be joking about obtaining these, but the hopes are getting bundled up due to these statements.

Some people were stating that s1mple was lying because he is actually a beta tester of the game.

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There has been no official statement regarding the second version of CS: GO from Valve, though. However, the people are still in high hopes for the arrival of the game. Many rumors reported in the past weeks pointed out that the announcement or even the BETA version will come out this April, which is not even a month away!

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Till then, let us wait and see what really is going on behind the curtains.

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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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Debmallya Chakraborty

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