Four new screenshots for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive hit the Internet today. They show off a suburban map called "de_lake" that will ship with the multiplayer shooter.
Valve gave out 9,000 beta keys for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive last week to community sites and current CS players. If you want to be eligible for the next wave of invites, you'll have to fill out a survey.
Multiplayer shooter Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is now in beta testing on the PC. Even if you haven't been invited yet, this is a good thing because it means gameplay footage is being leaked out onto YouTube.
You may get to try out Counter-Strike: Global Offensive real soon. Valve said this weekend that the beta for the multiplayer shooter is "imminent." In case you're behind on your SAT verbal studying, that means "near."
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive's closed beta was supposed to start in October but didn't. Valve decided to delay it due to feedback they received from professional gamers who were given early access.
At the Intel Extreme Masters Global Challenge, a team of Europeans faced off against a team of Americans in a Counter-Strike: Global Offensive match. Intel had the good sense to record the match and post it on the Internet.
Last week Valve announced Counter-Strike: Global Offensive for consoles and the PC. It might not matter what version of the game you get, as Valve plans to include cross-platform play.
This weekend Valve revealed that they're creating a download-only revival of multiplayer shooter Counter-Strike. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive will be released through PSN, Xbox Live Arcade and Steam in early 2012.