Counter-Strike is eternal. the king of shooterthe game that an entire generation between the ages of 25 and 35 has played in the cybersa title that everyone has heard of and that today keep breaking records.
Perhaps that will happen with the 4th game in the saga, Global Offensive, although the last name the game bears Counter It doesn’t matter, because after more than 10 years of CS:GO and almost 24 years since its original launch on PC, it’s still on everyone’s lips.
The finals were last weekend the IEM Katowicethe birthplace of competitive CS:GO, the tournament every pro player wants to attend in one of the most iconic cities in esports.
There, in Poland, on the Olympus of Counter, G2 Esports won their first IEM titleone of the most important cups in the world, starting the year as the king of the world in the shooter from Valve and revive after a very complicated 2022 for the samurai on an institutional level.
G2 even won the IEM Katowice 2023 and also has one of the longest losing streak in historywith a total of 21 cards without knowing a defeatUnpleasant in the N.
In the Grand Finals, G2 Esports aired heroicthe best Danish team in the world, with a resounding 3-1 (16-12 in Nuke, 16-13 in Mirage, 11-16 in Inferno and 16-7 in Ancient), confirming the great form of the cousins HunterKatowice MVP and Niko and the brightness of its great star: m0NESY.
Summary of the tournament on Liquidedia
CS:GO also makes history on Steam
Valve It’s also a celebration, because after more than 11 years of CS:GO on Steam, it’s been 2023 when the record number of concurrent players on the platform.
CS:GO has been added 1,320,219 players on February 11, coinciding with the launch of a new content box and the Katowice Final, also the most played Steam game in the world.
This, added to the more than 400,000 people Those who watched the IEM Katowice final on Twitch (and we’re not counting other platforms) confirm that CS:GO is not only sweet, but more alive than ever.
Source: Esports AS
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