Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
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Developer(s) Valve Corporation
Hidden Path Entertainment
Publisher(s) Valve Corporation
Composer(s) Mike Morasky
Series Counter-Strike
Engine Source
Platform(s) Windows
OS X
PlayStation 3
Xbox 360
Linux
Release
  • NA: August 21, 2012[1]
  • EU: August 21, 2012
  • IND: August 21, 2012
Genre(s) First-person shooter
Mode(s) Multiplayer

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) is an online tactical and first-person shooter video game. It is developed by Valve Corporation and Hidden Path Entertainment. It is the fourth game in the main Counter-Strike franchise. It was released on August 21, 2012. It is available for Microsoft Windows and OS X on Steam, Xbox 360 on the Xbox Live Arcade, and a US-only version for the PlayStation 3 on the PlayStation Network.[1].

The main game type is bomb defuse, which is when there is two teams of five terrorists and 5 counter terrorists. The aim of the game is for the terrorist to plant the bomb at bombsite A or bombsite B and for the counter terrorists the aim is to stop the terrorist from planting the bomb. There are 30 rounds and it takes 16 to win. There are 2 halves and they go for 15 rounds each. Each time you die you don't respawn until the next round.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Yin-Poole, Wesley (June 4, 2012). "Counter-Strike: Global Offensive release date announced". Eurogamer. Retrieved August 28, 2014. 

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