On 21st January at roughly 01:00 GMT, developer Valve has released a new CS:GO update. While many fans might be upset these smaller updates do not provide new content or even a fix to the long-standing FPS issues, Valve continues to improve the game set-by-step.
New CS:GO update: Retakes & Apollo map fixes
In the latest CS:GO update released on 21st January, Valve made some decent quality-of-life improvements and fixes.
For example, the developer fixed settings search UI for non-Latin languages and updated the AK-47 | Anubis Wear Alpha weapon skin.
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There's also some great news in the update for Argentinian fans, as Valve added official game servers in Argentina.
The biggest list of changes and fixes in the new CS:GO update, however, are for the Retakes game mode, as well as the Apollo map.
Retakes fixes & improvements:
- Improved loadout cards assignment logic.
- Fixed a crash when players change teams during freeze time.
- Enemy loadout card no longer provides enemy pistol.
- Fixed a rare case when an extra C4 could spawn.
Apollo map fixes & changes:
- Fixed issues with the previous update
- Made glass breaking more consistent
- Replaced and realigned textures
- Fixed some gun stuck spots
- Deleted upsetting bench
- Realigned some assets
- Deleted some cans people thought were smoke grenades
- Fixed boost spots
- Reduced assets in giftspot and other general optimizations for lower-end computers
Despite not being a big new CS:GO update which adds any content, it is great to see Valve continue to improve the massive esports title.
Argentinian CS:GO fans should be especially happy with official servers for their country being added in the new update.