CSGO – Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Angela McCainby:

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       As we all know, most kids and adults are interested in playing online video games. Nowadays, there arises a question of online video games are suitable for children. The majority of parents agree with the subject that online video games should be restricted to the kids.

           The electronic games played on a video screen are called video games. The device which is used to play video games at home is called the console. The video games in which more than one person can be played are called multiplayer video games. In online multiplayer video games, the persons can play the same game at the same time online over the internet.

             Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is a multiplayer first-person shooter video game. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is commonly known among their players as CSGO. CSGO is team-based action gameplay. This multiplayer video game was launched 19 years ago. Later, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive expands upon the team-based action play. It features new maps, characters, weapons, and game modes and delivers updated versions of the classic CS content.

          Valve and Hidden Path Entertainment developed this video game. CSGO is a series of online multiplayer video games and is the fourth game in the Counter-Strike series. The platforms that support these video games are Microsoft Windows, Classic Mac OS, Play station 3, Linux, and Xbox 360. When the game was released in August 2012, it was first released only for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Play station three, and Xbox 360. Later in 2014, the game is released for the Linux version.

       If the players’ processor has integrated graphics, they can play CSGO without a dedicated graphics card. If the dual-core 3GHz+ processor and a GPU with memory more than 1GB, then 4GB RAM is enough for CSGO. Now, Valve has released a free version of CSGO. This free edition of CSGO lets the gamers to play against bots offline.

        The CSGO Prime Accounts in CSGO are introduced by Valve and is used to figure out whether the gamers will compete better against similar gamers. In April 2016, the prime account was introduced in CSGO. Now, the system has become a permanently used gamer tool. In all multiplayer games, the experienced players will create a second account to take advantage of the other players. That second account is called the CSGO Smurf Accounts in CSGO.

       Apart from all these features of CSGO, the starting age for playing this game is restricted to 18 years. Even though many of the teens are interested in this game, the kids will be easily addicted to these games as it is a shooter game. The researchers are discussing that these types of games will destroy the development of kids. By playing this shooter game, aggressive and violent behavior will develop among them. Anyway, according to the steam chart, there is an incremental change in the number of players. It is gaining 27% more players from 2016 to 2019.

Angela McCain

Angela is a senior editor at Dreniq News. She has written for many famous news agencies.

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