Can you still play CS:GO in 2024 and Beyond?

Valve’s updated shooter game, Counter-Strike 2 has finally been released. The new game has a ton of improvements over the previous Counter-Strike: GO game. While the new game has good and necessary improvements, but one question arises. Can players go back and play the older Counter-Strike: GO?

Let’s find out.

Will you be able to Play Counter-Strike: GO after Counter-Strike 2’s release?

The short and straight answer to this burning question is no. You will no longer be able to play Counter-Strike: GO anymore. The game on the Steam client has been updated to display Counter-Strike: 2.

If you do take a look at the Steam page for Counter-Strike 2 and take a peek at the release date for the game, it still displays CS GO’s release date – 21st August 2021.

Will CS GO Progression Transfer to Counter Strike 2?

So you cannot play CS: GO anymore. The last time you played the game is the actual last time you got to enjoy Counter-Strike: GO. But, what happens to all the progression, time spent, skins, and stats that you have achieved in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive? Valve has stated that all of these things will be transferred over to Counter-Strike 2. So, you can simply continue from where you left off in CS: GO.

While everyone will sit back and enjoy all the good times spent playing with friends and randoms in Counter-Strike: GO, it is time to move forward toward Counter-Strike 2 and create even more memories. Counter-Strike 2 has improved in several ways. You can see that it has got a modern styled UI, better-looking maps, blood effects, sound effects as well a few little visuals

System Requirements for Counter Strike 2

While Valve has brought CS2 to the world, one would assume that the system requirements for the game would have been changed. But the system requirements are still the same. Check them out.

  • OS: Windows 10 or Windows 11
  • CPU:  Any CPU With 4 Threads. Intel Core i5 750 or higher
  • RAM: 8GB
  • GPU: Any 1GB Graphics Card with DirectX 11 support and Shader Model 5.0 support
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 85GB 

This brings an end to the question if you can continue to play CS: GO in 2024 or not. While you can no longer play the game, you can always search the internet for the old CS: GO game and enjoy it offline. Enjoy your time now playing CS2 with your friends for many years to come.

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