Play the world's number 1 online action game. Engage in an incredibly realistic brand of terrorist warfare in this wildly popular team-based game. Ally with teammates to complete strategic missions. Take out enemy sites. Rescue hostages. Your role affects your team's success. Your team's success affects your role.
User reviews:
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Overwhelmingly Positive (1,673 reviews) - 96% of the 1,673 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
Overall:
Overwhelmingly Positive (66,709 reviews) - 97% of the 66,709 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Nov 1, 2000

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Recommended By Curators

"Still fantastic after all these years. The game that molded a generation."

About This Game

Play the world's number 1 online action game. Engage in an incredibly realistic brand of terrorist warfare in this wildly popular team-based game. Ally with teammates to complete strategic missions. Take out enemy sites. Rescue hostages. Your role affects your team's success. Your team's success affects your role.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux

    Minimum: 500 mhz processor, 96mb ram, 16mb video card, Windows XP, Mouse, Keyboard, Internet Connection

    Recommended: 800 mhz processor, 128mb ram, 32mb+ video card, Windows XP, Mouse, Keyboard, Internet Connection

    Minimum: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.3, 1GB RAM, 4GB Hard Drive Space,NVIDIA GeForce 8 or higher, ATI X1600 or higher, or Intel HD 3000 or higher Mouse, Keyboard, Internet Connection
    Minimum: Linux Ubuntu 12.04, Dual-core from Intel or AMD at 2.8 GHz, 1GB Memory, nVidia GeForce 8600/9600GT, ATI/AMD Radeaon HD2600/3600 (Graphic Drivers: nVidia 310, AMD 12.11), OpenGL 2.1, 4GB Hard Drive Space, OpenAL Compatible Sound Card
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Recent:
Overwhelmingly Positive (1,673 reviews)
Overall:
Overwhelmingly Positive (66,709 reviews)
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Sekorus
( 1.5 hrs on record )
Posted: July 26
best game
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Karolis.
( 2,327.8 hrs on record )
Posted: July 26
Clasics never die, still play to this day! <3
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Crocs + Socks
( 1.0 hrs on record )
Posted: July 26
No coment needed. Idk why did I bought it. It's free anyway ¯\_☯Ѡ☯_/¯
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D3V` Kill3r`
( 4.1 hrs on record )
Posted: July 26
nice game ...
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OPSKINS.TronTheFist
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: July 26
I played this gave since 1998. I love it.

My favorite weapons are ak, m4, awp
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NyX'zz
( 23.5 hrs on record )
Posted: July 26
Old But Gold!
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murat
( 16.6 hrs on record )
Posted: July 25
go go B
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
243 of 262 people (93%) found this review helpful
367 people found this review funny
Recommended
5,232.5 hrs on record
Posted: June 28
haven't played much, but looks ok.
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86 of 121 people (71%) found this review helpful
68 people found this review funny
Recommended
3.3 hrs on record
Posted: July 13
While losers are outside playing Pokemon GO
I'm playing a real game.
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40 of 53 people (75%) found this review helpful
10 people found this review funny
30 of 37 people (81%) found this review helpful
6 people found this review funny
Recommended
15.6 hrs on record
Posted: July 1
Counter Strike is the best shooting game, i've ever played. The 'real cs', where you plant bombs etc. is not 10/10 gaming, but look at all those great mods! The greatest thing in cs is playing mod servers, and you do not need to download them from your web, you just simply double click that server, and that's it! At first I recommend to play normal cs, if it gets boring try other servers. Oh and original maps aren't that great, except de_dust2. You must try cs even if you think it has low graphics. Gameplay is much more important than graphics, remember that!
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27 of 35 people (77%) found this review helpful
19 people found this review funny
12 of 13 people (92%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
4,944.7 hrs on record
Posted: July 8
In this game you can play many many modes and its the most positive thing. Its not only about shooting or about playing tactic games. You can just "chillout" on some kinds of servers and thats what I always loved in CS 1.6.
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9 of 9 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
2.4 hrs on record
Posted: July 9
Such a highly reccomended game for those who want to get it, playing this game in 2016 reminds me of the old style games i used to play on the playstation 2.

I recently came back to play this game due to the fact Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is simply a great game and wanting to seen the origin.

10/10
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9 of 10 people (90%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
0.6 hrs on record
Posted: July 17
About Counter-Strike
Counter-Strike is a first-person shooter game from Valve, the first of the Counter-Strike series.

Play the world's number 1 online action game. Engage in an incredibly realistic brand of terrorist warfare in this wildly popular team-based game. Ally with teammates to complete strategic missions. Take out enemy sites. Rescue hostages. Your role affects your team's success. Your team's success affects your role.

Gameplay
Counter-Strike is a round based game where you play as counter terrorist or play as terrorist. As a counter terrorist, your task is to prevent the terrorist from planting a bomb and detonate it or rescue a captured hostages and lead them to the hostage rescue zone, while the terrorist team has to do the opposite. Weapons has hard recoil so you can't just spray and pray, short burst fire can save you in critical situation. Before the round begins, you can and need to buy weapons and equipments with money, you get money by winning the round or killing the enemy team. This type of gameplay encourages team work.

Counter-Strike is a good game. I recommend this game.

Thanks Valve Thanks !!! Old but Gold !!!

9/10 From Me
Sweep
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7 of 7 people (100%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
31.5 hrs on record
Posted: July 24
better than cs:go:
- you have spray feature (removed in cs:go)
- you have flashlight & nightvision (removed in cs:go)
- you have dark maps and/or dark places on a map (removed in cs:go, dark places are pretty bright, this is why there is no more flashlight & nightvision, it destroys the immersion, dark places & dark maps are useful for many aspects ingame (hiding or warcraft server when cloaked or when you want someone to knife) and reminds me of 2002 game bf1942 where dark maps are not really dark lol. VALVE shame on you)
- You have character selection (removed in cs:go)
- you have no ranking & market feature (added in cs:go, everyone plays cs:go because they think they end up as a rich-♥♥♥♥♥, also on every server there is trade spam in chat and even you get friendrequest spam from traders, also community is not looking at your skill anymore, but at your rank and not every server + singleplayer against bots has rank enabled.)
- You have no CoD clone like CS:GO

Unlike CS:GO, everyone plays this for fun, not for useless skins, money, rank etc.. also, here you cant waste 600$ for a skin. You can get even new models (which does not only change your weapon texture, but the model) from gamebanana for FREE! You can make your M4 look like the G36C etc.

10/10 my fav childhood game
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful