When mentioning Counter-Strike, most players will immediately think of names like Counter-Strike 2, or even the previous CS:GO. Most of the previous games have fallen into oblivion, and for Vietnamese fans, fortunately some games like Half-Life 1.1 or 7.1 are still imprinted in many people’s minds about a cruel childhood. bounce. But just recently, another Counter-Strike game surprised many people with a new update, after nearly 20 years of being abandoned by Valve. The game is called Counter-Strike: Condition Zero.
Basically, Counter-Strike: Condition Zero can be considered an exception in the entire series. Although well known for its multiplayer mode, Counter-Strike: Condition Zero has a single-player campaign that retains what has made this series successful. Launched in 2004, the game has gone through a long period of silence when not many people paid much attention to it because it was outdated and outdated compared to other games of the same genre. The game’s last update was even dated back in 2020, and then it was just minor patches intended to maintain Counter-Strike: Condition Zero’s shaky performance.
But surprisingly, Valve recently confirmed a new update for Counter-Strike: Condition Zero in a post on Steam and this is surprising information for all gamers. Essentially, this was seen as a move to aid in the launch of Half-Life’s 25th anniversary update. Previously, CS 1.6 also had a similar move and through that an error appeared that leaked the prototype build of Left 4 Dead. Hopefully Valve will avoid similar problems when updating Counter-Strike: Condition Zero in the near future.
Basically, the Half-Life 25th anniversary update can be a positive signal for gamers but at the same time, looking at it from another aspect, it cannot offset the criticism that most people have. number of gamers are looking towards Counter-Strike 2. The launch was impressive with a large number of players, but after the initial hype died down, criticism gradually increased and many people even even thinks that CS:GO might be even better than this new game.