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CS:GO Battle Royale and Free-to-play (F2P), What's the Fate of the Purchased?

There was surprising news from Valve, namely that one of their flagship games has a mode battle royale. That’s right, CS:GO battle royale become one of the modes that are present in their flagship game.

CS:GO battle royale not turn the game completely into a game battle royalebut added one game mode battle royale. You also don’t have to worry because the regular game mode, the battle between Terrorists and Counter-Terrorists, is still here.

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1. CS:GO Becomes Free-to-play (F2P)

What’s even more surprising, apart from CS:GO battle royale it turns out that Valve has decided to change the business model to F2P or which means free to play, so for those of you who have never experienced playing CS:GO, you can now play it for free.

Previously, CS:GO was sold at a certain price. CS:GO has also been repeatedly sold in packages by Valve, along with other Counter Strike series games.

Then what is the fate of the gamer who already bought CS:GO before it was free?

2. Prime Status

Luckily Valve still loves the fans gamer long time who has always been loyal to play CS:GO. For those of you who have bought CS:GO even from the first release, the price is still “exorbitant”, you will get a premium feature.

This premium feature makes you get various bonuses, one of which is submachine gun skins which could previously be obtained by paying USD15. In addition you will also get other bonuses, such as items exclusive, drop exclusives and so on that can only be obtained by Prime players.

3. Prime Players Will Meet Prime Players Again

The concern that often occurs is the number ofnewbie” who frequently attends various F2P games. the “newbie“This is often considered disturbing because the way he plays is not really good, it ends up bringing him down” ranking because it is considered the cause of defeat.

Luckily Valve has thought of this issue. Prime players won’t be meeting non-Prime players, so you don’t have to worry about meeting up with “newbie” non-Prime who just dabbled in playing.


One thing that is interesting is that it turns out that Valve has made a decision that is completely unexpected. Of course, there are those who think that Valve’s move destroys CS:GO, there are also those who fully support Valve’s move towards CS:GO.

It’s just that with this new mode, it shows that the market battle royale looks like it’s going to be a busy and very public market.

What do you think about Valve’s move to make CS:GO free? Come on comment below.