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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Pre-Purchase Unlocks Beta Access

Posted on August 8, 2012 AT 03:32am

Valve has revealed that players who pre-purchase Counter-Strike: Global Offensive through Steam will gain early access to the game.

Pre-purchase the game on Steam and you’ll receive a 10 percent discount and gain access to the beta on August 14, its official release date is August 21. The game is also due to launch on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on the same day.

Have you pre-ordered? Let us know in the comments below.

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