Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Is Getting Close To Launching On Linux

Written by Michael Larabel in Valve on 11 September 2014 at 09:32 AM EDT. 24 Comments
Valve is finally getting ready to bring Counter-Strike: Global Offensive to Linux!

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is an update to Counter-Strike: Source that was released for Windows and OS X two years ago. This new game features revamped classic maps, new maps/characters/models, and various engine improvements while still being based on the Source Engine. For any Linux gamers into first person shooters, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive will be a very welcome addition.

A large CS: GO update was pushed down over Steam and one of the changes list "Updated a large number of systems necessary for the Linux client." Valve had ported CS: GO to Linux and graphics driver developers have been optimizing for CS:GO going back months while now in later September hopefully we will finally see the game surface for all Linux users.

Other details on yesterday's Global Offensive update can be found at

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