CS:GO to Be Free for Offline Play Starting Today, Here’s the Rest of the Changes

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Valve has rolled out a new game update for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO), and it’s not your ordinary game update. Fans will be able to download CS:GO’s offline version and play it for free along with GOTV!

[LONDON 2018]
– Added tournament items for the FACEIT 2018 London CS:GO Major Championship and the London 2018 Pick’Em Challenge.
– Later today, CS:GO will be freely available for offline play and GOTV viewing by installing “CS:GO – Free” from the Steam Store.

[PANORAMA]
– Added better support for Panorama UI on low-end machines.
– Added support for weapon stickers and character gloves on the character featured in the main menu.
– Fixed a case where weapon finishes appeared overly dark.
– Adjusted optimal movie resolution based on user’s CPU and GPU levels.
– Fixed extra bright flashlight on characters when loading non-HDR community maps.

[MP5-SD]
– Darkened exposed metal on ejection port and bolt.
– Added support for MP5-SD to workshop workbench.

[MAPS]
Mirage
– fixed texture blends in T-spawn area.

[ MISC ]
– CS:GO has bid farewell to the Scaleform UI. “-legacyscaleformui” is no longer supported.
– Updated the Settings menu to display the Steam Controller Configurator if a Steam Controller is detected.
– Added a new recommended Steam Controller config to better support the Buy menu and Team Select menu.
– Miscellaneous stability and security improvements.

Yeah, I know what you’re thinking: it’s just for offline…but free is free, right? If you’ve already tried it, let us know what your experience was in the comments below.

Source: Counter-Strike

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