Release Notes for 01/14/2019

[MISC]
— Fixed team names truncation issue in scoreboard in some languages.
— Fixed snowballs from being purchasable from the console.
— Fixed snowballs and sensor grenades to not occupy the same grenade slot.
— Added game server log output for team assignments when game is commencing and after backup reload.
— Added game server log output for match pause and unpause state changes.
— Added support for Katowice 2019 in-game streams.
— Fixed cases where players could get stuck inside each other (or less frequently, world geometry) when jump crouching.

Release Notes for 12/18/2018

[DANGER ZONE]
— Fixed an exploit resulting in players sometimes getting trapped under the world.
— Fixed security doors sometimes having $0 price tags.
— Fixed automated sentry gun lasers sometimes not disappearing.
— Minor adjustment to the angles of items that come out of crates.

[MISC]
— Movement fix for players getting stuck on each other in competitive modes near ledges.
— Holiday forecast calls for snow on the Menu UI.

Release Notes for 12/17/2018

[WINTER SEASON FUN]
— Chickens are now sporting their festive-wear to celebrate the season.
— Players can now pick up and throw snowballs in all game modes except Danger Zone, Wingman, and Competitive Matchmaking.
— The T’s have gift wrapped their special package for the holiday season.
— Freeze frame holiday borders are back to wish you a happy winter season.
— Take a winter vacation to Militia! Now available in Casual and Deathmatch game modes.

[10 YEAR COIN]
— The Ten Year Veteran Coin will be awarded to players who have been a member of the Counter-Strike community for over 10 years. To be eligible to receive the coin the player must have a Steam account in good standing owning a game from the Counter-Strike series. The player must have owned the game for ten years and played the game at least once. The coin will be awarded next time Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is launched.

[2019 SERVICE MEDAL]
— When you become a Global General (Rank 40), you’ll be given the opportunity to reset your Profile Rank. After January 1, 2019 you’ll be able to receive a new 2019 Service Medal, an inspectable display item that will be visible wherever your avatar is shown.

[MISC]
— Significant performance improvement for users on AMD and Intel GPUs.

Release Notes for 12/14/2018

[DANGER ZONE]
— Adjusted tablet buymenu drone delivery weapon prices.
— Ammo boxes now dispense a quarter of their contents each time they are used, and can still be shared with squadmates.
— Reduced the duration required to arm explosives on the safe, and added alert to warn the arming player when they remain within the blast radius.
— Removed the parachute from blue tool crates. They will still appear loose in the world.
— Reduced spawn point selection timer duration.
— Added armor to blue tool crates that previously only contained a helmet.
— Slightly increased the number of Shotgun, SMG, and Pistol crates in the world.

[MISC]
— Fixed a case where players would see an extra «Starting match…» message.

Release Notes for 12/11/2018

[MISC]
— Fixed precache error when loading Blacksite map on clients with default settings.
— Fixed Danger Zone exploration money progress HUD indicator from jittering when switching tablets or spectator targets.
— Fixed viewmodel animation interpolation error observed on some high-latency clients.
— Adjusted first-person rappel animation to accommodate widescreen aspect ratios.
— Fixed a regression in weapons equipped by certain community training maps logic.
— Fixed an error model appearing when applying a name tag to inventory items.
— Fixed particle materials for rupturing money bags to match the money stack materials.
— Fixed sv_prime_accounts_only setting not having effect on certain community servers.
— Fixed searching tooltip showing incorrect prime status for lobby.