CS:GO update log: Every recent CS:GO patch

Six years and counting, CS:GO updates are still dropping. December 2018 brought the biggest update to Counter-Strike in recent history, Danger Zone, a surprise battle royale mode for up to 16 players.

Here's a log of the most recent CS:GO patches.

The latest CS:GO update: February 2019

On January 24, Valve released an incremental update to CS:GO that replaced two community maps, Austria and Subzero, with Abbey and Zoo.

Valve also added a new location for Wingman, CS:GO's 2v2 mode, set atop Vertigo.

The full patch notes are below:

[MAPS]

  • Added a new version of Vertigo to Wingman official matchmaking.
  • Added Zoo and Abbey to Casual and Deathmatch official matchmaking.
  • Removed Austria and Subzero from official matchmaking.

Biome:

  • Improved performance.
  • Removed connector between A short and A long.
  • Removed mid lower entry.
  • Added ladder to mid upper entry.
  • Moved T spawn towards A to give CTs better mid timings.
  • Fixed several bomb stuck spots and clipping issues.

[MISC]

  • Accounts are now automatically upgraded to Prime by reaching Lieutenant Rank 21.
  • Fixed a regression for some Perfect World accounts with completed Identity Verification and restored their Prime Account Status.
  • Fixed scoreboard team names truncation in some languages.
  • Fixed random map behavior in offline with bots game modes.

[SOUND]

  • Adjusted velocity value for when jump ‘step’ sound plays for more consistent behavior.
  • Fixed a bug where player fall damage sound wasn’t playing most of the time.
  • Fixed a bug where “the bomb has been defused” and “counter-terrorists win” VO lines could overlap each other.

CS:GO update log

January 14, 2019

  • Fixed team names truncation issue in scoreboard in some languages. 
  • Fixed snowballs from being purchasable from the console. 
  • Fixed snowballs and sensor grenades to not occupy the same grenade slot. 
  • Added game server log output for team assignments when game is commencing and after backup reload. 
  • Added game server log output for match pause and unpause state changes. 
  • Added support for Katowice 2019 in-game streams. 
  • Fixed cases where players could get stuck inside each other (or less frequently, world geometry) when jump crouching. 

December 18, 2018

[DANGER ZONE]

  • Fixed an exploit resulting in players sometimes getting trapped under the world.
  • Fixed security doors sometimes having $0 price tags.
  • Fixed automated sentry gun lasers sometimes not disappearing.
  • Minor adjustment to the angles of items that come out of crates.

[MISC]

  • Movement fix for players getting stuck on each other in competitive modes near ledges.
  • Holiday forecast calls for snow on the Menu UI.

December 17, 2018

[WINTER SEASON FUN]

  • Chickens are now sporting their festive-wear to celebrate the season.
  • Players can now pick up and throw snowballs in all game modes except Danger Zone, Wingman, and Competitive Matchmaking.
  • The T’s have gift wrapped their special package for the holiday season.
  • Freeze frame holiday borders are back to wish you a happy winter season.
  • Take a winter vacation to Militia! Now available in Casual and Deathmatch game modes.

[10 YEAR COIN]

  • The Ten Year Veteran Coin will be awarded to players who have been a member of the Counter-Strike community for over 10 years. To be eligible to receive the coin the player must have a Steam account in good standing owning a game from the Counter-Strike series. The player must have owned the game for ten years and played the game at least once. The coin will be awarded next time Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is launched.

 [2019 SERVICE MEDAL]

  • When you become a Global General (Rank 40), you’ll be given the opportunity to reset your Profile Rank. After January 1, 2019 you’ll be able to receive a new 2019 Service Medal, an inspectable display item that will be visible wherever your avatar is shown.

December 14, 2018

[DANGER ZONE]

  • Adjusted tablet buymenu drone delivery weapon prices.
  • Ammo boxes now dispense a quarter of their contents each time they are used, and can still be shared with squadmates.
  • Reduced the duration required to arm explosives on the safe, and added alert to warn the arming player when they remain within the blast radius.
  • Removed the parachute from blue tool crates. They will still appear loose in the world.
  • Reduced spawn point selection timer duration.
  • Added armor to blue tool crates that previously only contained a helmet.
  • Slightly increased the number of Shotgun, SMG, and Pistol crates in the world.

December 11, 2018

  • Fixed precache error when loading Blacksite map on clients with default settings.
  • Fixed Danger Zone exploration money progress HUD indicator from jittering when switching tablets or spectator targets.
  • Fixed viewmodel animation interpolation error observed on some high-latency clients.
  • Adjusted first-person rappel animation to accommodate widescreen aspect ratios.
  • Fixed a regression in weapons equipped by certain community training maps logic.
  • Fixed an error model appearing when applying a name tag to inventory items.
  • Fixed particle materials for rupturing money bags to match the money stack materials.
  • Fixed sv_prime_accounts_only setting not having effect on certain community servers.
  • Fixed searching tooltip showing incorrect prime status for lobby.