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The Best CS2 Skins Under $5 (Top 25 List)

By now, most CS2 players know that CS2 skins play a huge role when it comes to fully enjoying the game. Most players also know that not all CS2 skins are the same. In fact, some are rarer and more sought after than others, and this is usually reflected in their price.

However, there are great-looking skins out there that are affordable and won’t cost you an arm and a leg to look cool. With that said, let’s check out some of the best CS2 skins that you can get for under $5.

1. M4A1-S | Leaded Glass (Field-Tested)

M4A1-S Leaded Glass

Buy M4A1-S | Leaded Glass (Field-Tested)

2. AWP | Atheris (Minimal Wear)

AWP Atheris

Buy AWP | Atheris (Minimal Wear)

3. P250 | Visions (Field-Tested)

P250 Visions

Buy P250 | Visions (Field-Tested)

4. M4A4 | Spider Lily (Minimal Wear)

M4A4 Spider Lily

Buy M4A4 | Spider Lily (Minimal Wear)

Counter-Strike is a game that is usually played with two opposing teams of five players going against each other, however nothing beats a good old 1v1 match, especially if you are looking to compare your skills against one of your friends. There is truly nothing like a small map, you and your opponent on opposite sides of it, and the constant tension in the air. Over the years, the CS community has developed many 1v1 maps so if you are looking for the perfect one to try out with a friend, then check out the best 1v1 maps in.

5. Tec-9 | Isaac (Minimal Wear)

Tec-9 Isaac

Buy Tec-9 | Isaac (Minimal Wear)

6. MP7 | Neon Ply (Factory New)

MP7 Neon Ply

Buy MP7 | Neon Ply (Factory New)

7. MAC-10 | Disco Tech (Minimal Wear)

MAC-10 Disco Tech

Buy MAC-10 | Disco Tech (Minimal Wear)

8. AUG | Syd Mead (Minimal Wear)

AUG Syd Mead
  • Flavor Text: In the past he gave us visions of the future; in the present he placed the future in our hands…
  • Added: 19 August 2016
  • Quality: Classified
  • Starting Price: $2.50
  • Case: Gamma 2 Case
  • Collection: The Gamma 2 Collection

Buy AUG | Syd Mead (Minimal Wear)

Crosshair settings allow the player to tweak the size, position, and color of their crosshairs in order to improve their accuracy. While that may not seem much at first glance, it is important to note that every little bit counts, especially when it comes to competitive play. If you are looking for a way to optimize your crosshairs, consider taking a look at the best crosshair codes.

9. Glock-18 | Water Elemental (Field-Tested)

Glock-18 Water Elemental

Buy Glock-18 | Water Elemental (Field-Tested)

10. AK-47 | Slate (Minimal Wear)

AK-47 Slate

Buy AK-47 | Slate (Minimal Wear)

11. MAG-7 | Justice (Minimal Wear)

MAG-7 Justice

Buy MAG-7 | Justice (Minimal Wear)

12. P250 | See Ya Later (Minimal Wear)

P250 See Ya Later

Buy P250 | See Ya Later (Minimal Wear)

13. USP-S | Cortex (Minimal Wear)

USP-S Cortex

Buy USP-S | Cortex (Minimal Wear)

14. MP7 | Bloodsport (Factory New)

MP7 Bloodsport

Buy MP7 | Bloodsport (Factory New)

15. Desert Eagle | Mecha Industries (Minimal Wear)

Desert Eagle Mecha Industries

Buy Desert Eagle | Mecha Industries (Minimal Wear)

16. M4A4 | Evil Daimyo (Factory New)

M4A4 Evil Daimyo
  • Flavor Text: Carmen. I found him…- The Oni and The Valkyrie Part 1
  • Added: 26 May 2015
  • Quality: Restricted
  • Starting Price: $4.52
  • Case: Falchion Case
  • Collection: Falchion Collection

Buy M4A4 | Evil Daimyo (Factory New)

Being able to express yourself through your favorite skins and cosmetic items has always been a part of CS2 charm. However, some CS2 skins can be difficult to obtain due to their rarity or price. Fortunately there are ways to obtain free CS skins.

17. FAMAS | Eye of Athena (Field-Tested)

FAMAS Eye of Athena

Buy FAMAS | Eye of Athena (Field-Tested)

18. Dual Berettas | Flora Carnivora (Factory New)

Dual Berettas Flora Carnivora

Buy Dual Berettas | Flora Carnivora (Factory New)

19. UMP-45 | Primal Saber (Minimal Wear)

UMP-45 Primal Saber

Buy UMP-45 | Primal Saber (Minimal Wear)

20. SG 553 | Pulse (Minimal Wear)

SG 553 Pulse

Buy SG 553 | Pulse (Minimal Wear)

21. P2000 | Space Race (Minimal Wear)

P2000 Space Race
  • Flavor Text: Send and receive

  • Added: 22 September 2021

  • Quality: Restricted

  • Starting Price: $4.19

  • Collection: The 2021 Train Collection

Buy P2000 | Space Race (Minimal Wear)

CS radar can be used to detect enemies, and show other important information, which is why having it perfectly set up can often be the difference between winning and losing a match. So if optimal radar settings are something you are looking for, then check out our radar settings guide.

22. FAMAS | ZX Spectron (Minimal Wear)

FAMAS ZX Spectron

Buy FAMAS | ZX Spectron (Minimal Wear)

23. Galil AR | Eco (Field-Tested)

Galil AR Eco
  • Flavor Text: For enough money, Elite Crew will take any cause on as their own
  • Added: 15 April 2015
  • Quality: Classified
  • Starting Price: $3.83
  • Case: Chroma 2 Case
  • Collection: The Chroma 2 Collection

Buy Galil AR | Eco (Field-Tested)

24. P90 | Neoqueen (Factory New)

P90 Neoqueen

Buy P90 | Neoqueen (Factory New)

25. AWP | POP AWP (Factory New)

AWP POP AWP
  • Flavor Text: Wars are won with information

  • Added: 22 September 2021

  • Quality: Restricted

  • Starting Price: $4.81

  • Collection: The 2021 Train Collection

Buy AWP | POP AWP (Factory New)

This concludes our list of CS2 skins that you can obtain for under $5. So if you are somebody who wants to own cool skins but doesn’t want to spend a lot of money on them, then head on over to DMarket and get your hands on some of the extraordinary skins from this list. We have included all kinds of weapons and skins in unique designs and so you are bound to find something that tickles your fancy.

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