CS:GO Update: Weapon Balance and Mirage Changes
2018-06-13

CS:GO Update: Weapon Balance and Mirage Changes

Valve released a new update for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, which contains balance adjustments for CZ75a, M4A1-S and MP7, as well as significant changes to Mirage and Canals. The changes can be seen below.

Gameplay

  • Reduced base damage of the CZ75a from 33 to 31 (a single shot is no longer lethal against a helmeted opponent).
  • Increased reserve ammo for the M4A1-S from 40 to 60, to provide some additional utility without impacting brief engagements.
  • Reduced price of the MP7 from $1700 to $1500.

Misc

  • Game servers will no longer print their public IP address in response to “status” command from clients.
  • Unsealed graffiti items can now be deleted.
  • Fixed a bug where looping sounds playing from dormant entities could play briefly before switching off.

Maps

Mirage:

  • Removed skybox limitations
  • Updated some landmark art
  • Lowered skillceiling to get into apartments from T spawn
  • Banked corner in hallway leading to A site scaffolding
  • Removed ladder near entrance to apartments from T spawn, replaced with boxes
  • Removed broken corner near van in bombsite B
  • Improved visibility from T side of mid towards A connector (removed dark background door inside connector)
  • Improved visibility from CT stairs towards T ramp in bombsite A (removed dark background door inside ramp)
  • Disabled bullet collision on vertical fence columns in mid
  • Removed wooden pillars at bottom of mid
  • Fixed some player collision bugs

Canals:

  • Redesigned T approach to B site through alley, with split entrances
  • Improved visibility of players against the scaffolding near A
  • Removed ability to stand on top of doorframe at CT stairs to B
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements