Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Is Now Free-To-Play, Battle Royale Mode Added - IGN News

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Is Now Free-To-Play, Battle Royale Mode Added - IGN News


Video Games / Videos 8 Views 0


Welcome to the Hazard Zone.

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is formally free-to-play on PC and Mac, and a brand new, smaller scale battle royale mode has been added.

Introduced by way of, the mode known as Hazard Zone, and is performed by 16 gamers at a time (this will go as much as 18 if gamers queue as a squad of two or three). This battle royale mode revolves round a pill that characters can use, seeing a visible illustration of the place the Hazard Zone is closing in because the match progresses.

The pill may also monitor the actions of different gamers and their drone deliveries, permitting you to strategically use this info to your benefit. The pill might be upgraded to realize extra detailed intel on the ever-changing Hazard Zone.

Happening on the Blacksite map, gamers can discover gear, cash and particular deliveries all through matches that final 10 minutes on common. In-game money might be earned by blowing up safes, carrying hostages to rescue zones, and searching down contracts that offer you extra cash for taking out a excessive worth goal. This money can then be used to improve your pill, purchase new weapons, and extra.

Exit Theatre Mode

Every Hazard Zone match consists of pistols, rifles, SMGs and heavy weapons featured within the CS:GO’s basic arsenal. Hazard Zone could be performed alone or with as much as two associates and you may hunt, and be hunted, as a gaggle. For a restricted time, gamers can nab a MP5-SD | Lab Rats gun, and earn 17 uncommon weapons with skins designed by followers.

Although not explicitly said on the web site, it seems CS:GO stays a paid title on the PlayStation three and Xbox 360, and no announcement was made for Hazard Zone to hit these consoles. The PC and Mac variations of CS:GO might be downloaded free of charge on Steam now.

In our review of CS:GO again in 2012, we referred to as the sport “Nice” calling it a "top-tier techniques recreation that may in all probability share the long-tailed legacy of its predecessors.” CS:GO managed to make it onto IGN’s list of the top 25 modern PC games.

Colin Stevens is a information author for IGN. Comply with him on Twitter.