Im in the beta and it wont let me interact with the bug tracker.

Your steam account is set to private. We cannot read the information we need if your account is set to private. To change your profile from private you must launch the steam client. Then once you log in you click … Continue reading

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How do I know this isn’t a phishing or scamming site?

This unofficial website does not ask for your Steam username, password, or e-mail address. When you click “Sign in through Steam” you are safely redirected to the official Steam website. The whole point of this is to authenticate users, providing … Continue reading

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Can i host my own server?

Yes and no. Dedicated Server is not in this stage in the beta. The full version of CSGO will allow community run dedicated servers on both Windows and Linux. You can setup a local server on your computer. To do … Continue reading

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Where is the Console?

Activate the console in Help & Options -> Game Settings -> Enable developer console. This will then allow you to open the console using the tilde key ~.

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Can i make maps for CSGO?

If you are not in the beta. NO, there will be a new SDK available after the full game has been released. During the beta you can start laying out your map ideas with the current Counter-Strike: Source SDK. Converting … Continue reading

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How do i play competitively?

To start with, the game only supports lan/local server competitive play. Matchmaking into competitive play will be enabled later in the beta.

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Why does my crosshair change size?

The crosshair consists of multiple parts. The most obvious section is the dot in the middle which is used for aiming. The traditional cross hatch moves as you move and provides rough accuracy. The brackets represent the weapon accuracy at … Continue reading

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Why can I sometimes defuse the bomb faster than other times?

On the counter-terrorist side if you are carrying a defuse kit it will halve the defuse time. The defuse kit appears as a small pair of needle nose pliers in the lower right corner of your in-game UI.

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What are the minimum and/or suggested system specs?

While Valve is still developing the game these are in flux. The early stages of the beta will help us better set those suggestions.

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Why can i go through other players?

In Casual mode players can pass through each other as their bodies are not solid. In Competitive mode the player’s bodies are solid and they cannot pass through each other. This also allows for player stacking in competitive mode.

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