Video Game Updates & Patch Notes

Counter-Strike 2’s August 15 Update Notes

Valve continues its tradition of refining and evolving its iconic first-person shooter with the latest patch for Counter-Strike 2’s Limited Test, unveiled on August 15th. The update brings gameplay tweaks and modifications and reintroduces a classic map that many long-time fans would remember, Italy.

Below you can find the patch notes.

Release Notes for 8/15/2023

  • Competitive and Private Matchmaking is currently disabled in the Limited Test.
  • Minor adjustments to smoke cloud shape
[ MAPS ]
  • Added Italy to Deathmatch and Casual game modes
  • Removed Anubis and Ancient
  • Unified StatTrak position on both CS2 M4 models to not occlude stickers
  • Adjusted sticker sizes on CS2 M4A4 so they no longer overlap
[ MISC ]
  • Updated hostage models
  • Audio mix tweaks and adjustments
  • Added support for multiple team introduction variants


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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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