Counter Strike: Global Offensive goes free-to-play, gets battle royale mode

Donna Miller
December 8, 2018

You can still buy the game and get the Prime status if you so desire. Danger Zone is different.

Straying slightly from the battle royale formula, CS:GO's Danger Zone matches up to 18 players, with rounds reportedly lasting around 10 minutes each. As usual, players land with a knife after choosing their drop zone and have to procure their weapons and equipment onsite. These special safes are full of money, but without the combination, players may have to resort to other methods of accessing the contents within.

Your personal tablet is the key to success.

A personal, virtual tablet is provided that can be used to track opponents" positions, track aerial deliveries, and chart paths to avoid the "Danger Zone'. Though resources are scarce, they're the key to victory, if you can find what you need on the ground. Weapons will be from the CS:GO arsenal, like the AK-47 and Desert Eagle. There will also be throwable weapons, C4 and the occasional Medi-Shot to help you recover quickly from damage. Manage your health wisely to win. Administering a health shot will give a temporary speed boost, which can come in handy while evading an attacker.

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How many players are in a match? . Players can achieve prime status by reaching Rank 21 or paying $14.99. You can play with friends by joining their lobby in the main menu.

How long do matches last? . In an adjustment acknowledging the situation, Valve's latest rework of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive adds both elements to the game that originally launched in 2012 and a series that has been running since CS launched as a Half-Life mod 19 years ago.

Danger Zone is available now, and when players log in for a session of "CS:GO", their game files will automatically be updated on Steam to include the new "Danger Zone" mode. The development team mentions that Danger Zone is just getting started and will evolve in the future, taking into account community feedback and match data.

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