Sunday, 17 December, 2017

Iconic Dust2 map is coming back to CS:GO after revamp

1 of 2New Dust IIImage via Valve 1 of 2New Dust IIImage via Valve
Velma Reese | 12 October, 2017, 06:39

Althrough the developers have not yet commented on what exactly they have changed in the new version, the team did note that it wants to remedy some of the issues that now exist and touch up the map's graphics so that it is in par with the other maps.

One of Counter-Strike's most popular classic maps, Dust 2, just got an overhaul in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Overall the map manages to feel a lot brighter but more decrepit, with weathered walls and crumbling pillars.

There's no major changes to the structure of the map, which I supposed is to be expected, but there are some important tweaks.

At Mid, Valve has added a new shallow staircase, removed some alcoves and improved the lighting. Additionally, the bomb site itself is no longer on a raised surface, but instead on the same level as the rest of the area.

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All of these changes and more sound pretty welcome, except for one. "Coincidence? Probably not", Valve said.

Valve announced on Twitter earlier today that an updated and revamped version of Dust II is being debuted in the next CS:GO beta depot.

Go to Valve's blog here to see a full breakdown of the changes.

Needless to say, the developer posted the tweet to fuel players' interest, and expectedly they started second-guessing what would be the changes Valve has prepared after the hiatus from the Active Duty map pool.

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