New ‘Counter-Strike: Global Offensive’ update adds Riptide changes

Operation Riptide gets a little update

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, the popular FPS from Valve Corporation, has just added some Operation Riptide changes in a new update.

The new update adds themed autograph capsules, a new music kit, and a whole batch of changes to two Counter-Strike: Global Offensive maps – Insertion II and Extraction.

The patch, which went live yesterday on November 9, tweaked both of these maps which were added as part of the Operation Riptide update.

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Extraction gets the biggest number of updates, including:

  • Upgrades to middle, visually and to the gameplay.
  • Fixed loud door sound.
  • Added a powerful self-boost at the T side of middle.
  • Cubby at middle is now deeper.
  • Added a new piece of cover in the wine room hallway.
  • Windows at middle are now broken into pieces due to a classic smoke grenade issue. Before, players were visible inside the smoke when close to the breakable windows.
  • Removed raised planters at CT spawn and middle.
  • Changed some building architecture.
  • More glass is now breakable.
  • Removed clipping atop the coushin boxes at T main allowing for a new boost spot.
  • Replaced nodraw on rooftops with roof textures.
  • Lowered volume of the helicopter.
  • Small tweaks to clipping around the map.
  • Updated radar image.

Insertion II gets far fewer updates, but significantly the hostage rescue zone has been tweaked. Updates include:

  • Tweaked hostage rescue zone making it smaller around the back side.
  • Fixed issue behind pizza where weapons fell through the ground.
  • Added one extra cubicle and desk in orange office.
  • Fixed so you can fit inside the top of the slide in playground.
  • Removed glass from the salad bar prop in Pizza that was unbreakable.
  • Various graphical, clipping and collision issues fixed.

Additionally, a new “Flashbang Dance” has been added to the game and is available to purchase as well as Stockholm 2021 Autograph Capsules for Champions and Finalists.

A full list of updates can be found at the official patch notes.

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