Earlier today rumours began circulating that a new Counter-Strike could be in the works.
Well Valve has now confirmed that the rumours are true and that Counter-Strike: Global Offensive will be releasing for the Xbox 360, PS3, MAC and PC in early 2012.
Valve said in a press release;
CS: GO features new maps, characters, and weapons and delivers updated versions of the classic CS content (de_dust, etc.). In addition,CS: GOwill introduce new gameplay modes, matchmaking, leader boards, and more.”
“Counter-Strike took the gaming industry by surprise when the unlikely MOD became the most played online PC action game in the world almost immediately after its release in August 1999,”
“For the past 12 years, it has continued to be one of the most-played games in the world, headline competitive gaming tournaments and selling over 25 million units worldwide across the franchise.CS: GOpromises to expand onCS’ award-winning gameplay and deliver it to gamers on the PC as well as the next gen consoles and the Mac.”
Valve also revealed that the title will be playable at this years PAX Prime and the Eurogamer Expo.