Is Counter-Strike 2 coming to Xbox consoles? This question has been on console players’ minds since Counter-Strike 2 was announced as this updated version of the game is the best chance Xbox players have to see the game return to their platform. But, Valve hasn’t been too supportive of consoles, especially in recent years.
So, will you be able to experience all the latest updates to one of the best competitive FPS games out there right now on Xbox, with a number of new Counter-Strike 2 maps? Here is whether or not Counter-Strike 2 is hitting Microsoft’s platform.
Is Counter-Strike 2 coming to Xbox consoles?
Counter-Strike 2 has not been announced for Xbox consoles yet and it is unlikely it will come to the platforms, either Xbox Series X|S or Xbox One.
Counter-Strike Global Offensive saw a day one release on Xbox 360 but eventually support dropped off and the game never made its way to Xbox One. Valve also hasn’t shown any support for consoles in recent years, which puts the chances of a Counter-Strike 2 release date as pretty unlikely in our books.
Counter-Strike 2 new features
Counter-Strike 2 brings a huge wave of new features and improvements including sub-tick updates for servers. Precise actions between ticks have also been implemented. In addition, there are now dynamic smoke grenades, filling areas with volumetric 3D blooms. All players also now see the same bloom and it reacts to lighting and grows to fill spaces naturally.
A number of visual improvements have also been made to existing maps like Dust2. Italy and other maps have also seen large reworks or redesigns to allow them to fit the Source 2 engine and tools.
Thankfully, one of the aspects of the game that will be preserved is all your skins. Your CS:GO skins will transfer over to Cunter-Strike 2. They will also get a number of visual enhancements and upgrades thanks to the improvements being made for Counter-Strike 2.
That covers if Counter-Strike 2 is coming to Xbox consoles. For even more on the game, if you are looking to play keep an eye out for the upcoming Counter-Strike 2 release date and readup on what you can expect from the Counter-Strike 2 beta on PC.