The current number of Counter-Strike players: The Global Offensive has reached its highest peak since January 2017, after the addition of the new "Danger Zone" regime, which has become a battle royal – and was free.
Started on December 6, Danger Zone's CS: GO is the answer to Fortnite, PUBG, and Blackout as they try to steal players who have switched to a new combat phenomenon.
Still has all the signature aspects of Counter-Strike weapons and mechanics, but in a new, innovative environment, combined with a movement that will become a free game, helped the player count.
The Danger Zone is CS: Answer the GO to battle crazy madness.
On the same day CS: GO also released a rating for Twitch for concurrent audiences, which probably also attracted a new audience of potential players.
CS: The total time limit of the top GO players is 850,485, which was set in April 2016 and since January 2008 only exceeded 800,000.
Since then, the number of players has remained stable until it drops slightly by 2018, with most of the months meeting a maximum of 400,000 to 500,000, but on December 8, the number of players has risen to 747, 896.
Traditionally, January is CS: GO is the strongest month for the number of players, which means with such a strong start to December, there is a chance that a new top record could be set.
Although it is a crucial factor to play the game for free, it is still a remarkable success for the game that will soon become a six-year-old Counter-Strike franchise for nearly two decades.
The Danger Zone is still a bit harsh around the edges, at least compared to the other best BR games, but with some improvements, it could certainly be an appealing alternative for players who are accustomed to their current go-to battle battle.