Counter-Strike is a First person shooter, launched back in 2000 is still a popular game for some of the old school gamers today. With the confirmation of the new Counter-Strike:Global Offensive by Valve Software in Q1 2012 , the new update is a great news for Counter-Strike fans.

Then new update will feature:

  • Available on PC/Mac, Xbox 360 and Playstation 3
  • Matchmaking system
  • Focus on 5v5 competitive play
  • Both Defuse (de_) and Hostage (cs_) map types confirmed!
  • eSports-oriented
  • Competitive and Casual modes
  • Ranked / ladder play for individuals and teams
  • Dedicated servers
  • Gameplay has elements similar to both CS:S and CS 1.6
  • Classic maps (with both minor and major modifications) include: Dust2, Dust, Aztec, Inferno, Nuke, Train
  • Molotov grenade: creates area of fire that slows players crossing through it
  • Decoy grenade: emits fake weapon firing sounds to confuse enemies about your position
  • Bullets penetrate some walls and objects like CS 1.6
  • Many changes to weapons, as well as new weapons
  • Classic gameplay: no ironsights
  • Beta in September or October (Unconfirmed)