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HUGE CS2 UPDATE ADDS NEW CASE, SKINS, ARMS RACE, AND MORE.

After a long period of no updates, Valve has returned to CS2 with a massive new update that adds a ton of material to the game, as well as some adjustments to the overall gameplay, which should significantly improve CS2.

There’s a lot to unpack, so let’s go over all of the changes in the February 7 CS2 release.

NEW CS2 CASE: THE KILOWATT CASE.

There’s been a long wait for a new CS2 case. The Revolution Case was the most recent addition, appearing in February 2023. The Kilowatt Case has arrived, along with 17 new CS2 skins to spruce up your loadout. All of these skins were created by the community and reflect the finest of what the Steam Workshop has to offer.

The introduction of the Kukri Knife, which comes with twelve distinct knife finishes and a slew of new bespoke animations, adds to the excitement. Oh, there are Zeus skins now. All of this comes with the Ambush Sticker Capsule, which has 21 community-created stickers that may be applied on your weapons.

ARMS RACE, SHOOTS, AND BAGGAGE

An old favorite has returned! After being removed from the CS2 release, Arms Race, the game mode in which you must kill enemies to advance from one weapon to the next, has returned. Along with the mode, Valve has brought back the levels Shoots and Baggage, which were formerly available in CS:GO but are now exclusive to Arms Race.While professional CS2 is the highlight for many, it’s great to see Valve continue to support the leisure side of the game. This is where the community thrives, and Counter-Strike as a whole benefits from it. It’s a significant step toward feature parity with CS:GO, and hopefully this trend will continue over the following few releases.

CUSTOM STICKER PLACEMENT

The addition of personalized sticker placements and a fifth sticker space on weapons is arguably the most significant new feature in the current version. Since the release of CS:GO, we have been limited to four sticker slots in predetermined locations. No more! You can now move stickers wherever you want, expanding the possibilities for CS2 sticker crafts indefinitely.Obviously, the full potential of this function will not be realized for some time, as gamers adjust to the new system’s capabilities. Early crafts were exactly what you might imagine, with the Counter-Strike community finding every way imaginable to construct a phallic design, leading Valve’s amusing response:

Still, we’re convinced that this modification will forever alter the way sticker crafts work in CS2 and provide a welcome refresh to the old system.

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