When it comes to first-person shooters, the Counter Strike franchise has been one of the most influential in the field with over 25 million copies sold worldwide.
Counter-Strike is one of the world’s most beloved first person shooters, boasting an iconic competitive scene that has defined it for over two decades. Starting as a mod for Half-Life, Counter-Strike quickly rose to become the de facto benchmark of skill in online multiplayer gameplay and attracted an immense community who continue to support the series even today with its fourth main title (CS:GO). Now in its fourth iteration (CS:GO), Counter-Strike remains an esport with high stakes matches played between millions of viewers;
Teams compete to complete objectives on various maps in CS:GO matches. Terrorists attempt to plant and detonate a bomb at designated targets while Counter-Terrorists aim to prevent or diffuse this attempt – the winner team being determined by who completes more rounds successfully.