Counter-Strike: Global Offensive landing August 21

E3 2012: Valve confirms downloadable Hidden Path-developed entry in shooter series will arrive fall after missing its planned early 2012 release window.

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Valve today announced that its upcoming downloadable action title Counter-Strike: Global Offensive will arrive on the PlayStation Network, Xbox Live Arcade, and Steam (for PC and Mac) on August 21, 2012.

CS:GO will arrive on August 21 on Steam, XBLA, and PSN.
CS:GO will arrive on August 21 on Steam, XBLA, and PSN.

According to Valve, CS:GO will be sold for approximately $15 on all platforms.

Developed by Valve in cooperation with Seattle-based Hidden Path Entertainment, CS:GO will feature new game modes, weapons, maps, and characters for the franchise. Additionally, gamers will be able to fight on updated versions of original Counter-Strike maps (including de_dust), and Global Offensive will support matchmaking and leaderboards.

The Counter-Strike franchise has sold more than 25 million units in a little over 12 years. Global Offensive is currently in development at Valve Software and Hidden Path Entertainment, which also codeveloped 2004's Counter-Strike: Source.

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