OFFICIAL VALVE UPDATE
Sorry for the break in updates, we were busy at E3 announcing a launch date –August 21st – and a price – $14.99
. The date and price will be for all platforms.
The update today is fixing some issues and taking a step towards some bigger updates. Over the next few weeks we will be releasing a major audio update, play with friends, new characters, and of course more beta keys.
The two most frequent questions we see asked dealing with access – will there be an open beta and when will pre-orders open up? For pre-orders we hope to open it up about a month before release so roughly July 21st but that is a rough date we will firm up as we get closer. As for an open beta, where everyone can get a chance to try CS:GO, sometime between the pre-orders and release