Counter-Strike 2 was formally revealed simply this week, and with that CS:GO has not too long ago damaged a report for highest variety of concurrent gamers.
CS:GO is likely to be greater than a decade outdated, however that does not imply it is not nonetheless performing extremely nicely. As noticed by Eurogamer, heading over to SteamDB will let you know that the team-based shooter has hit an enormous new participant peak of 1.5 million (or 1,519,457 to be particular) this weekend. That is 1.5 million gamers concurrently, to be clear, as in that many individuals all taking part in the shooter at one time, definitely spectacular for such an outdated title. This new report additionally makes it the sport with the second-biggest concurrent participant rely ever, behind PUBG Battlegruonds’ personal report of three.2 million – a little bit of a distinction.
This report is simply the most recent one this 12 months, because it truly achieved a report of 1.4 million gamers simply a few weeks in the past. It would not be totally unsurprising that the announcement of Counter-Strike 2 performed a job in encouraging so many gamers to leap into the sport directly.
Counter-Strike 2 was kind of leaked earlier within the month, as references to the sport appeared in some updates for Nvidia drivers, however Valve formally revealed the sequel this week. It guarantees to be an enormous overhaul to each system and piece of content material within the recreation, with Valve displaying off quite a few movies on how issues have modified. There’s a restricted check on the best way, which Valve offered an FAQ for, however it looks as if it will be extra about how a lot you performed CS:GO than it being an open beta check or something.
Counter-Strike followers are additionally at present attempting to work out the discharge date by trigonometry, which ya know, certain, if you happen to’ve bought the time to do stuff like that. We do know it will be out this summer season a while, so it will not be lengthy till we discover out anyway.