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Counter-Strike 2 Release Notes: Weapon Animations Map Glitch Fixes, and More

Kushal Bhattacharya  |   Dec 14, 6:16 AM   |   6 min read

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Highlights

  • Added all-new 2024 Service Medal which will be available starting January 1st

  • Fixed multiple exploits that allowed adding non-text data into UI labels

  • Adjusted clipping to remove exploitable ledges and improve player movement on Overpass

Valve has continuously been pushing new updates for Counter-Strike 2 since its release in September 2023. Although the title is supposed to be an improvement over CS:GO, CS2 still has some big shoes to fill in terms of technical improvement and overall playability. Valve has dealt with maps, audio, animation, and other fixes in the last updates. 

 

With the most recent update for December 14th, 2023, Valve has ensured that Counter-Strike 2 continues to get the same polish. The update consists of animation additions, many bug fixes for two playable maps, and miscellaneous changes.

 

Also read: Counter-Strike 2 Release Notes: Reworked Agent Skin, Jump Animation Adjustments, And More


Complete Counter-Strike 2 Patch Notes for December 14, 2023


Gameplay

  • Added shell eject effects for shotguns
  • Dropped weapons caused by buy menu purchasing are now dropped below the buyer

Misc

  • Added all-new 2024 Service Medal which will be available starting January 1st
  • Fixed an issue that prevented some older demos from playing back
  • Fixed multiple exploits that allowed adding non-text data into UI labels
  • Added the ability to add a Friend by using their friend code
  • Added a lister for multiple lobby invites
  • Adjusted wear values of some community stickers to better match CS:GO

Maps

Overpass

  • Adjusted clipping to remove exploitable ledges and improve player movement
  • Fixed metal railing props that were generating incorrect footstep sounds
  • Adjusted positions of props and ledges to more accurately match falling damage from CS:GO
  • Fixed some places where players could get stuck
  • Adjusted some props and materials to improve character readability
  • Fixed some cases where weapons could be accidentally dropped out of reach
  • Made some adjustments to props that were creating exploitable lines of sight
  • Various lighting and material adjustments

Ancient

  • Adjusted grenade clipping volume at the cave entrance

 

CS:GO's long-awaited Source 2 Engine update had a rocky start. Despite the extended Limited Test sessions, CS2's initial launch suffered from reduced content and major bugs that affected the competitive gameplay. Valve still managed to get the ball rolling, patching most of the alarming issues. However, CS2 still has a long way to go as the game severely lacks game modes and maps compared to CS:GO.

 

At the moment, Valve is primarily focused on fixing the servers and other bugs that fans have been complaining about. The current patch is one of many that fans can expect in the future.

Kushal is a Gaming and Esports writer at Gossip.GG. Aside from pouring hours into his beloved soulsike and RPG games, he also enjoys competitive FPS titles such as Valorant, Rainbow Six Siege, and Cou...

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