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How to download CS:GO free on PC?

How to download CS:GO free on PC? - December 8, 2022

The series Counter-Strike has always been very popular in Brazil, being one of the great highlights of the late Era of Brazilian Lan Houses. Those good old days may even have passed, but the passion of the Brazilians for the TV series valve still going strong and CS: GO.

if you don’t play CS for a long time and want to get back into the competition between terrorists and counter-terrorists, the good news is that it is possible to do this without spending a single penny. After all, the version Counter-Strike: Global Offensive for PC can be downloaded and played fully for free at Steam.

How to download CS: GO for free?

Let’s show you now how to go down Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and play for free on your computer using Steam, Valve’s gaming platform.

You need to download the Steam launcher to play Counter-Strike: Global Offensive for free source: Steam/Play

1. The first step is, if you haven’t already done so, to download and install the steam launcher on the official website of the Valve platform. You may click here to go straight to the installer download page, where the site itself will analyze your operating system and indicate the best version of the program for your computer;

Search for the game in the Steam search bar source: Steam/Play

2. With Steam installed, you must now log in with your registered username and password. Once you have access to your account, use the search field to search for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Just typing “counter” in the search field may be enough to find the game. When the result suggestions appear, click on the option that shows CS: GO;

When you find the game, you have to choose the free option source: Steam/Play

3. Steam will show you the page with information about the selected title. Scroll down the screen until you find the game’s “purchase” options. You will notice that the first option available tells you that the game is free. Click on the Play button;

Check if you have enough free space to install the game source: Steam/Play

4. The Steam launcher will calculate the available storage space for use on your computer. You may need to change the storage drive if you have more than one or free up some space before installing. When you have the necessary space available, click next;

The installation process is automatic using the Steam launcherSource: Steam/Play

5. Installation settings will be completed automatically. When the launcher is done working, click finish;

You can track the game’s installation progress directly in your library source: Steam/Play

6. The game will now appear on your library but it will be necessary to wait for the download to be finalized before starting to play;

Once the download is complete you will be able to play CS: GO for free source: Steam/Play

7. With the free download of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive concluded now you can access and play at will!

Does my PC run CS: GO?

To get play CS: GO for free, you need to pay attention to the system requirements to run the game smoothly on your PC or notebook. Below you can see the minimum requirements to play Counter-Strike: Global Offensive on the computer:

  • Windows
    • Operating System: Windows 7/Vista/XP
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 or AMD Phenom X3 8750
    • Memory: 2 GB of RAM
    • Video Card: 256 MB or higher, compatible with DirectX 9 and Pixel Shader 3.0
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Disk space: 15 GB of free space
  • macOS
    • Operating System: OS X 10.11 (El Capitan) or newer
    • Processor: Intel Core Duo (2GHz or higher)
    • Memory: 2 GB of RAM
    • Video Card: ATI Radeon HD 2400 or better, NVIDIA 8600M or better
    • Disk space: 15 GB of free space
  • SteamOS + Linux
    • Operating System: Ubuntu 12.04
    • Processor: Dual-core 64-bit from Intel or AMD with 2.8 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB of RAM
    • Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce 8600/9600GT, ATI/AMD Radeon HD2600/3600 (Video Drivers: NVIDIA 310, AMD 12.11), OpenGL 2.1
    • Disk space: 15 GB of free space
    • Sound card: OpenAL compatible

If your computer meets the minimum system requirements, it’s time to go down Counter-Strike: Global Offensive for free and have fun with friends and strangers in multiplayer matches, remembering the old days.

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