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Valve adds unranked mode to CS: GO and changes free account access

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Valve has announced big changes to the Counter-Strike community , confirming that CS: GO  will finally have an unranked mode..

This new game mode will mimic the competitive experience using skill-based matchmaking, but without taking into account or affecting skill groups. The unranked will be available for Competitive, Wingman, and Danger Zone, to begin with.

And today's Release Notes: https://t.co/q5U6JGyrt3

- CS: GO (@CSGO) June 4, 2021

There will also be changes to the play experience on free accounts, which includes non-Prime status which will no longer gain XP, ranks, skill groups, item drops or Prime status. via playtime. Free accounts will no longer be able to participate in ranked games, activate bonus XP items or claim service medals..

Ranked matches will always be with other Prime players, while unranked ones will take a pool of both non-Prime and Prime players who have decided to enter the unranked queue.

Initial responses to these changes are generally positive, as accounts are now getting unranked and it will be more difficult for cheaters and bots to impact the game, although there are also some unhappy players. must pay the € 15 Prime improvement to continue playing in ranked..

Additionally, Scrims have been removed from competitive matchmaking and replaced with unranked matchmaking. All update information can be found on the CS: GO blog .


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