On June 7, 2023
, the limited test version of CS2
was updated with several important changes
In the maps category, Mirage
was added as a choice for the main menu’s scenery map.
The weapons received attention too, specifically the high-punch weapons like MAG-7
, which now show recoil
upwards instead of downwards. The UMP-45, MAG-7, R8 Revolver
, and Sawed-Off
also had their visuals enhanced
Related: What are the New Weapons coming to Counter-Strike 2?
Workshop Tools & Sound
In the workshop tools section, the problem of legacy models showing up while previewing new weapon paint finishes has been resolved.The update also includes several sound fixes, such as a 10-second music cue
that wasn’t always playing, and wooden ladders that now make appropriate wooden footstep sounds
Several miscellaneous issues were also addressed. These include a problem with free armor appearing as a side-effect of armor refunding, loadout tooltips
getting stuck on the main menu, and a problem with inspecting Huntsman knives
.A previously removed feature that allowed users to use number keys in the buy menu has been brought back. Lastly, the game’s overall stability has been improved.The updates are rolling in quick now. It has been less than 24 hours since the other major update where they revised the player loadout and buy menu UI
rolled out. With such back to back updates, it does look more and more like the game’s release is nearer
and possibly in this very month of June 2023.Stay tuned for more.