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How Many People Play CS2? (2024 Statistics)

Lots of different aspects create a quality gaming experience, such as nice graphics, thought-out mechanics, and prospects of internal development. For Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, the number of active players is a basis of success – that’s multiplayer, baby!

To jump into matchmaking fast, without unnecessary complications, we need thousands of fellow-gamers playing Counter-Strike online. This will help to start shootouts whenever you want and get teammates and opponents of appropriate CS2 ranks.

Counter-Strike 2 has no problem with its fan base, thanks to smart actions of Valve Corporation that organizes amazing Esports events and supports the community in various ways.

The very possibility to sell CS2 skins gives quite a significant motivation to return to the game again and again – get free skins and then sell them for real money.

Really a lot of people are playing CS2 for such a reason, it’s like enjoyment and revenue at the same time.

CS Active Players

Here is a very convenient way to discover the number of active players during the previous year:

How much time do you play Counter-Strike 2? This game is very rewarding – the more you play, the better your skills become.

Still, there are possibilities to boost your in-game progress with our radar settings guide or with CS2 tips that help beginners to grasp significant aspects and understand better where to put their efforts.

Months of the Highest CS2 Popularity

Time after time, the CS2 community becomes especially active in peak periods, setting records for the quantity of gamers Counter Strike online. Usually, this happens around such events as Faceit Major: London 2018.

The peak of Counter-Strike players reached its historical record on May 1, 2023 - 1 802 853 people were in the game simultaneously.

Let’s look at the months of the last 5 years, when the servers hosted an incredibly large number of simultaneous CS2 players:

  • May 2023 - 1 802 853
  • November 2022 - 1 129 095
  • March 2021 - 1 198 581
  • April 2020 - 1 305 714
  • December 2019 - 767 060

If you like to be in the atmosphere of this game even when you’re not playing it, get one of these Counter-Strike wallpapers for your computer.

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Eugene Bozhenko
Eugene Bozhenko is an enthusiastic gamer and professional gaming journalist with 14 years of writing experience. Since 2007 he has been a member of the Ukrainian National Union of Journalists. Eugene has experience writing about culture, sports, modern technology and politics but gaming remains his long-term favorite topic.
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