Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
is no longer available following
, a new installment in the tactical shooter series. But a Legacy CS:GO
Version is now available for players unwilling or unable to move on to the newer
game, which is
reportedly now the worst-rated Valve game ever
. It's available as a beta,
but the bad news is that support for this will conclude at the end of this year.
There are details in this
, which also explains which macOS, DirectX 9, and 32-bit
Windows gamers are eligible for refunds. Here's more on the Legacy
As technology advances, we have made the difficult decision to
discontinue support for older hardware, including DirectX 9 and 32-bit operating
systems. Similarly, we will no longer support macOS. Combined, these represented
less than one percent of active CS:GO players.
Moving forward, Counter-Strike 2 will exclusively support 64-bit Windows and
If you are unable to launch Counter-Strike 2 with your current hardware, you can
access a legacy version of CS:GO. Support for this version of CS:GO will end on
January 1, 2024.