*Counter-Strike: GO gets new mode, maps, and map tools
[ x ] remove ads and scale site to 1080p+
[ x ] remove the ads & get mobile premium
pay whatever you want to upgrade
 
 

Counter-Strike: GO gets new mode, maps, and map tools

1:45 PM on 02.07.2013·  2 minute read   ·  Allistair Pinsof@DtoidAllistair
0

Still waiting on hats and microtransactions, Valve

Valve, apparently too busy at DICE to release a press release, put out some new images and info on some very welcome Counter-Strike: GO updates. The most significant addition is Map Workshop, a new extension of Steam that lets CS players view, download and rate maps created by the community. Players can also follow their favorite mappers -- something that appeals to me, as I often followed mappers' -- shout outs to Nipper -- busted GeoCities pages, back in the day.

As part of the launch, Valve revealed two new modes: Control and Rooftop Control.

Control is like Call of Duty's Domination mode, where captured points on a map control the ability to spawn. When a team runs out of lives (through respawning), the match ends. Tailoring the popular mode to CS, in this version, controlling points rewards teams with cash to spend on weapons and health.

Rooftop Control is also centered on a team taking control points, except the opposing team is sniping from across a building. AWP fans rejoice!

\ We've blogged about this before: read (32) back stories 

 

No word on when or if these new modes will be officially added to the game, but they are currently available to play on in dedicated servers. Map Workshop is also now open to players.

This update is a nice assurance that Valve will continue to support the game and community. CS:GO is 50% off on until Monday, so now is the time to grab the game if you haven't yet (IT'S GOOD!)

Map Workshop and new game mode added to Counter-Strike: GO [NeoGAF]

 

Enlighten an uninformed cougar: FacebookTwitterRedditEmail
 

#Counter-Strike #First-person shooter #News #PC #Steam #Valve
 
 
 
[x] advertisement
 
 


Allistair Pinsof // Profile & Disclosures
Fronts567Blogs 7Following3Followers27

His name is Allistair. He lives in Austin. If he is ever in your city, please come visit him in his minivan. He has have many fresh diapers. No worries! more
Similar stories on Destructoid:
 
 


Join the robot army! We're a family-owned site, updating multiple times a day (since 2006!) thanks to our Huge Members

Hypno Coffin
Hypno Coffin


Since 7:55 PM on 08.15.2014

StriderHoang
StriderHoang


Since 1:23 PM on 07.09.2011

User Avatar
PeonLeon


Since 2:17 PM on 05.01.2012

User Avatar
carorion


Since 11:21 AM on 10.26.2008

 

Please login (or) make a quick account (free)
to view and post comments.





Three day old threads are only visible to verified humans - this helps our small community management team stay on top of spam

Sorry for the extra step!