Valve's New Competitive CS2 Esports Event Rulebook

What Are Valve’s New Rules for CS2 Esports Event Organizers?

Valve, the company behind Counter-Strike 2, has just revealed new rules for CS2 esports events organizers. Titled ‘Open Season‘ these rules include several major changes, seeking at how tournaments are organized and ranked. These changes will come into effect in 2025 and aim to make professional Counter-Strike more open and fair. Let’s dive into the key changes and what they mean…

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What’s New Coming in Counter-Strike 2? Dataminer Hints Key Chains, Pets, and More

Counter-Strike 2, the sequel of Valve’s iconic first-person shooter got mixed reception when it first launched in September 2023. But, Valve is not resting on its laurels, continuously adding quality-of-life updates and exciting new content to please its vast user base. According to popular Counter-Strike 2 content creator Gabe Follower, data mining has revealed a treasure trove of potential…

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Valve Faces Massive £656 Million Lawsuit in the UK Over Alleged Antitrust Violations on Steam

The gaming giant Valve Corporation is facing a massive £656 million ($843 million) lawsuit in the United Kingdom. The suit alleges that Valve’s dominant position in the PC gaming marketplace through its Steam platform has led to anti-competitive practices and inflated game prices. Let’s dive into the details. Who is suing Valve and why? The lawsuit has been filed on behalf of Vicki Shotbolt, a…

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FACEIT vs Valve’s Official Matchmaking: Streamer Shroud Criticized Valve for Not improving their System

Whose Matchmaking Reigns Supreme? FACEIT or Valve Counter-Strike 2 is one of the most popular and competitive first-person shooter games in the world. However, there is always a heated debate surrounding its official matchmaking system as most of the pro gamers suggest third-party servers like FACEIT over Valve’s official MM. Recently, former CSGO pro player…

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Classic Counter-Strike Organizer StarLadder Making a Massive Comeback With 4 New Season for CS2 in 2025-2026

The esports scene in Counter-Strike is about to witness a significant resurgence with the return of a classic tournament organizer, StarLadder. After a hiatus of several years, StarLadder has announced its plans to host multiple seasons of Counter-Strike 2 tournaments in 2025 and 2026, capitalizing on the changes introduced by Valve’s new CS2 licensing rules. Why…

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