Release Notes for 5/3/2021

[ OPERATION BROKEN FANG ]
– Operation Broken Fang has come to an end. Players who have unredeemed operation stars will have until May 15th to claim their operation rewards.
– Introducing CS:GO 360 Stats – A subscription service for players that want to continue collecting official Competitive and Wingman stats.
– Premier Competitive remains available for all players featuring pick/ban process across the entire Active Duty Group map pool.
– Retakes remains available and has been moved into Wargames.

[ SNAKEBITE CASE ]
– Introducing the Snakebite Case, featuring 17 community-designed weapon finishes, and the Broken Fang Case set of gloves as rare special items.

[ MISC ]
– Chicken models have received a visual upgrade.
– Fixed community maps whose textures would appear black as a result of previous security fixes.
– The \ key can again be bound to commands. If you were using this key before, you will need to bind it again.
– Additional security and stability improvements.
– Added an option for large community maps to fade the Boost Player Contrast feature beyond the far-Z fog plane by setting fadeplayervisibilityfarz to ‘true’ in info_map_parameters.

[ MAPS ]
– Ancient has been added into the current competition map pool Active Duty Group and Train has been removed from Active Duty Group.
– Grind and Mocha have been added to official matchmaking in Scrimmage, Casual, and Deathmatch game modes, replacing Apollo, Engage, and Anubis.
– Calavera and Pitstop have been added to official matchmaking in Wingman game mode, replacing Elysion and Guard.

– Ancient:
— New route from CT spawn to A site
— Widened T entrance to left side of mid
— Opened up skylight in T tunnel to A site
— Extended plantable bomb zone in B site
— Opened up ledge in A site
— Various minor bugfixes

– Nuke:
— Fixed a clipping issue on window in T lobby
— Centered a lamp that was bugging me

– Frostbite:
— Overhauled interior lighting
— Fixed delivery drones being stuck in the bottom right corner of the map
— Added drone clips to improve delivery drone navigation
— Fixed rare cases of loot spawning in inaccessible areas/inside terrain
— Made a window frame in Alpha non solid (thanks Musti)
— Clipped wood railings in the frozen lake area
— Improved the look of the ice texture when Shader Detail is set to Medium or lower
— Fixed a missing face on a wooden beam in Town
— Added a sound effect in server room

Release Notes for 4/28/2021

[ Misc ]

– Numerous security and stability improvements.

Pre-Release Notes for 4/27/2021

A new build (“1.37.8.8-rc1”) is now available in the CS:GO beta depot. This build is compatible with public matchmaking.

For instructions on how to opt into a CS:GO beta depot build, visit the following page: https://support.steampowered.com/kb_article.php?ref=9847-WHXC-7326

[ Misc ]

– Numerous security and stability improvements.

Release Notes for 4/16/2021

[STORE]
– Items purchased from the in-game store will not be tradable/marketable for one week.
– Operation Cases redeemed as an operation reward will not be tradable/marketable for one week.
– Items received from market-restricted containers will continue to be sellable immediately on the Steam Community Market.

[MISC]
– Fixed a rare visual bug with equipped item indicators when equipping a default item into a loadout slot.
– Various stability improvements.

Release Notes for 3/29/2021

[ OPERATION BROKEN FANG ]
– For a limited time, Broken Fang Premier is available for everyone.
– Operation Broken Fang Passholders will play in Prime Account Status queue when matchmaking for Broken Fang Premier.

[ MISC ]
– Fixed Steam networking sockets implementation to dynamically load “wlanapi.dll” system library and to work on Windows Server systems which don’t have Wireless LAN Service enabled.
– Adjusted Zeus texture to read Zeus X-27. For the record, this counts as a Zeus skin.