CS:GO Release Notes for 10/9/2018
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– Adjusted the start-of-half economy with the goal of reducing the impact of a pistol round win on subsequent rounds.

— In Competitive Matchmaking, both teams are now considered to start the half with a one-round ‘losing streak’ that is reset following a round win. Instead of $1400, the Round 1 loser receives $1900, then $2400 for a subsequent loss, etc.

— The start-of-half losing streak can be adjusted via “mp_starting_losses”

– CZ75a: Adjusted the CZ75a to encourage semi-automatic fire at medium and long ranges.

— increased recoil and fire inaccuracy

— slightly improved accuracy recovery rate

– Tec9: Adjustments to make the weapon more forgiving at medium rates of fire.

— reduced fire inaccuracy

— slightly improved accuracy recovery rate

– SG553 price reduced to $2750

– AUG price reduced to $3150


– Austria is now available in Competitive Matchmaking.

– Austria has been moved into Group Delta in official Casual matchmaking.

– New Community maps Biome and Subzero are now available in Casual matchmaking as part of Group Sigma.

– Canals has been removed from Competitive Matchmaking.

– Shipped and Insertion are no longer available in official matchmaking.


– Added a “VOIP Positional” audio setting. When this setting is enabled, in-game voice audio will be played from the position the player is standing at.


– Enabled mouse bindings for voice chat to work in end of match scoreboard.

– Fixed backlog of async events in scoreboard causing performance problems during gameplay.