Valve Introduces Dust 2 Revamp for CS:GO

By: Ryan Cox | October 11th, 2017

The Counter-Strike franchise’s most renowned multiplayer map, Dust 2, is being revamped for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.

Dust 2 has been celebrated as one of the most popular maps in Counter-Strike history, and is a staple of competitive and esports play. Despite this, Valve has taken it upon themselves to revitalize the map via a visual refresh. New player models have been introduced along with a new theme for the map.

The primary goals of this visual revamp include the improvement readability, sight lines, and game flow. It also brings Dust 2 up to the visual standards of CS:GO’s other competitive multiplayer arenas.

The newest version of the fabled map is available to test within CS:GO’s opt-in beta testing. Below are a few comparisons to display what has changed in the new revamp for Dust 2!


Bombsite A

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After


Bombsite B

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After


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