How to Kick Yourself in CS:GO and Skip an Annoying Match
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is a pretty exciting game and many players have lots of fun in online shooting matches. But then, time after time, all players (or at least many of us) fall into that disastrous situation when everything goes wrong. You can’t get any kills, the money gets awfully low, your teammates are toxic, and you want nothing else but just stop this nonsense and start a new match with a better mood. Here is the point where you start wondering how to kick yourself in CS:GO.
Of course, you can just leave the match. Let us tell you something - don’t do it! It is always a bad idea because such actions ruin your online reputation. Now, leaving a multiplayer match is an even worse step. Since the introduction of CS:GO Trust Factor, the role of your reputation has become especially crucial. If you want to get good teammates and opponents in the future (e.g. play with no hackers in your game), you better never leave matches on your own but instead, you can learn how to vote to kick yourself in CS:GO. This article will be your source of detailed information on this topic.
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How to Kick Yourself in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive?
To do so, you should be a bit familiar with the developer console. No need to memorize all the console commands, you will need only two. But first, you need to launch the developer console in the game. Press the tilde ~ button. If nothing happens:
- Open Setting and enter Game Settings;
- Choose Yes near Enable Developer Console;
- Then try to press the tilde ~ in the game again.
The developer console is a convenient tool for fine-tuning various settings. There are lots of commands in the game - most of them have been described in our guide CS:GO console commands - feel free to check it out. But for our current purposes we need these commands:
- status - enter this word into the developer console and press Enter. You will see a bit of complicated info there. Don’t worry! Look for your nickname and copy the numbers just before it.
- callvote kick [numbers you’ve copied] - this command activates the votekick and the numbers indicate which player you propose to kick. This will be you if the numbers were copied correctly.
The usual votekick will appear on the screens of your teammates. Then it’s up to them to decide whether to kick you or not.
Is This Method of Kicking Yourself in CS:GO Perfect?
You can’t be 100% sure of the positive answers of the teammates. They can reject your proposal, and it’s hard to say how you should feel about this. One the one hand they stop you from exiting the game. On the other, it might be because they like you and don’t want to lose such a guy in their team (maybe they believe in your power to improve their CS:GO rank).
Best to think positive and look at the bright side if the voting fails.
How to Kick Another Teammate?
Another situation in CS:GO matches is when someone in your team deserves to be kicked out. Maybe he is too noob and needs first read our Tips on How to Get Better in CS:GO. Or maybe this guy is not in the mood either but doesn’t know how to kick himself.
The process of activating the votekick for other players is simpler:
- Press the Caps Lock button to activate the vote. Or press Esc, choose in the left menu the Call Vote button, and press Kick Player.
- In the menu, choose the player you want to kick.
- Your teammates will see the vote and will be able to participate with their F1 or F2 buttons.
Here you don’t need the CS:GO status command - you can use the in-game tools. But why can’t you kick yourself in this way? Because you won’t see your name in the menu on step 2.
How to Kick Bots in CS:GO?
Many CS:GO guides recommend starting your path in this game with the practice mode. You can play there with and against bots - and even for experienced players this may be a good way to learn map callouts or to train for some specific game tricks.
Bots may be added in the multiplayer game as well - to complete the team, for example. But then, you might decide to get rid of CPU guys. So, how do you kick bots in CS:GO?
Use the console commands:
- bot_kick - all the bots will be kicked from the game;
- bot_kick ct - kick all Counter-Terrorist bots;
- bot_kick t - kick all Terrorist bots;
- mp_limitteams 1 - bots will not join the game
Now you know how to vote kick yourself in CS:GO! Use this power in your hands accurately! It would be better to activate such a vote only in really critical situations. Your teammates come to the game to have fun and it would be better if everyone tries their best, with no thoughts to skip every slightly unpleasant match.
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