Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive cover
Developers
Valve Corporation
Hidden Path Entertainment
Engines
Source
Release dates
August 21, 2012
macOS August 21, 2012
September 22, 2014
Reception
Metacritic 83
IGDB 81
Taxonomy
Series Counter-Strike
Resources
PCGamingWiki
Apple Silicon Games
Codeweavers
WineHQ
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive on IGDB
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive on MobyGames
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive on Wikipedia

macOS Compatibility

Method Rating Notes
Rosetta 2 Perfect Requires workaround to load the game.[1]
Compatibility layer
CrossOver Unknown
Wine Unknown
Virtualization
Parallels Unplayable Under Minimum Specs for the game to run.

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Steam
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macOS
See PCGamingWiki for Windows and/or Linux availability.

Gameplay videos[edit]

macOS issues fixed[edit]

Cannot launch the game[edit]

Launch options[2][3]
  1. Ctrl+click on Counter-Strike: Global Offensive in Steam Library
  2. Click Properties
  3. Enter the launch option -w 800 -h 600 -refresh 60
  4. Launch the game
  5. Change display settings back to desired resolution

References

  1. Verified by User:Mhhosseini1384 on
    Device: MacBook Air M1 2020
    OS: macOS 11.6
    Resolution: 2560x1600
    Settings: Highest Available
    Framerate: 45 FPS
  2. CS:GO on an M1 MacBook Air! - How to Get It Working, FPS, Gaming on External Monitor - last accessed on 2020-12-28
  3. Reference