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CS:GO Tops 1.1 Million Concurrent, Had 24 Million Overall Players In February

Despite being eight years old, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is more popular than ever. Going free-to-play has certainly helped with that, as has everyone's tendencies...

CS:GO Tournament In Poland Had Zero Live Attendees But Set Online Viewership Record

While most news surrounding the coronavirus has centered around Asian territories, at least one esports event in Europe was semi-adversely affected this weekend. I...

Riot Officially Announces Valorant, A “5v5 Character-based Tactical Shooter”

Rumored on Friday, confirmed truth on Monday, Valorant is Riot's "Project A," and it's a pretty much what we expected: a 5v5 tactical shooter...

Rainbow Six Siege Devs Would Love To Go F2P, Once They Deal With Smurfing

Add Ubisoft's Rainbow Six Siege to the list of games that seem to be doing all right, but might someday go free-to-play. Unlike my...

Valve Proposes Automated Muting System For Abusive CS:GO Players

In any competitive PvP game, there are going to be players you'd rather not have to hear, whether in voice comms or text chat....

Coronavirus Disrupts League Of Legends, CS:GO Esports Events In Asia

Once again, real life intrudes on video games. In this case, it's the fault of the coronavirus, which, as you've likely heard, is making...

2019’s List Of Top F2P Games On Steam Looks A Lot Like The 2018...

Another year passes and it's time again for another look at the top sellers on Steam. "Sellers" is a nebulous moniker, since many games...

Close Out The 2010s With MMOBomb’s Top 20 F2P Games Of The Decade

Other websites are doing their Top Whatever of 2019 lists, but here at MMOBomb, we like to do things big. We like big lists...

A Teen-Aged CS:GO Player Created An AI To Help Identify Cheaters

When I was a teenager, I spent most of my time in the basement playing video games (which is totally unlike what I do...

Valve Restricts The Resale Of CS:GO Keys To Combat Fraud

You can no longer resell your Counter-Strike: Global Offensive keys. In a cunningly titled "Key Change" blog post yesterday, Valve has declared that "container...

CS:GO Loot Boxes In France Will Show Contents Before Purchase

Valve has changed how Counter-Strike: Global Offensive's loot boxes work in France. Players will be given an X-ray scanner that they can use to...

UK Gambling Commission Has “Significant Concerns” About Loot Boxes, But Doesn’t Call Them Gambling

It seems like the UK has way too many officials who are being quoted on the subject of loot boxes in gaming. A few...

League Of Legends, Fortnite, Dota 2, Apex Legends Among Most Watched Games On Twitch

What are people watching on Twitch? As it turns out, a lot of free-to-play games. The Esports Observer tracks such things, and over the...

Apex Legends Falls Out Of Digital Games Top 10 List In April

Is Apex Legends running out of gas? SuperData's market report for April lists most of the usual subjects in its top 10 lists for...

Casino-Operating Native American Tribe Suing Valve For “Unregulated And Unlicensed Online Gambling”

A sovereign Native American nation is suing Valve over gambling rights in the state of Washington. The Quinalt Nation, headquartered in Taholah in Greys...

December Was Fortnite: Battle Royale’s “Highest Grossing Month To Date,” According To SuperData

When you're on top, there's nowhere to go but down, right? Well, maybe not if you're Epic Games and Fortnite: Battle Royale, which enjoyed...

Valve Has Banned 600,000 Since CS:GO Went F2P

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive went free-to-play on Dec. 6. The reaction from fans has been mixed -- literally, as the positive reviews for the past...

Steam’s Top 100 Of 2018 Includes 10 F2P Games, Including New Entries CS:GO, Bless,...

Once more, Valve has peeled back the curtain just the tiniest bit on its sales figures, offering up the list of the top 100...