Video Game Updates & Patch Notes

New Updates for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Counter-Strike 2, Patch Notes and more

In a much-anticipated announcement, Valve released updates for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Counter-Strike 2 on 9th June 2023. Both games receive many updates, improving gameplay, maps, weapons, etc.

The changes start with modifications to the weapon case drops system. In the previous version, players would receive a weapon case after a specific amount of idle playtime. With the update, players will receive a weapon case with their first weekly XP rank up. This change makes the progression system more rewarding and should encourage regular play.

Furthermore, the company revealed that more CS2 Limited Test invites are now out, so if you wanted to play the game, go check it out yourself, you might have received the update.

CS GO and CS2 June 9 Patch Notes


  • Players now get a weapon case with their first weekly XP rank up, rather than after some amount of (idle) playtime.


  • A second tranche of users are in process of being added to the limited test.
[ MAPS ] Mirage:
  • Removed wallbang through door towards connector.
  • Blocked gap in box stack top of mid.
  • Blocked pixel gap by ticket booth.
  • Added back jump onto firebox in A site.
  • Fixed various player and grenade collision bugs.
  • Fixed various minor graphical bugs.
  • Fixed disconnecting players taking C4 explosive with them.
  • Deathmatch bonus weapons now offer weapons from equipped loadout options.
  • Added “Replace for CT” context menu loadout shortcut for USP-S when P2000 is equipped and vice versa.
  • Automatically cancel drag and drop operation when switching away from loadout menu.
  • Improved the look of SCAR-20, G3SG1.
  • Fixed asset compiler bug creating stray files when running in directories that have spaces.
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I am ANGE1K. I started playing video games a long time ago. In a blink of an eye, I became a hardcore gamer. A couple of years later, I traversed to the professional Counter-Strike 1.6 scene. After the competitive ERA, I managed to find the gaming industry amusing and started working on FGR. My mission is to lurk and discover secrets, create guides and provide you with some important news. I mostly play FPS and love experimenting in good MMORPGs.

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