CS:GO Update: New weapon added!

CS2 / News / 16 August 2018 — 09:19

Weapon range became wider!

A new update to CS:GO by Valve rolled in yesterday, adding a brand new MP5-SD to the game. The weapon is available for testing in offline, official casual and deathmatch modes only. MP5 was first spotted in the CS:GO 2011 beta but was substituted with MP7 in the final version. 

The patch also brought in some network fixes andtweaks to Panorama UI. You can find the full list of fixes below.


– Added the all new MP5-SD, available for testing Offline and in Official Casual and Deathmatch servers. It can be equipped in your MP7 loadout slot.


– Lobbies advertised to nearby players and Steam Groups members will now expire after 5 minutes of the lobby leader’s inactivity.

– Added a way to start advertising single-user lobbies to nearby players and Steam Groups members from the permissions dialog.


– Fixed a bug causing some players, especially on DSL connections, to experience high packet loss due to packets being delivered out of order.


– Enabled Panorama UI on Windows XP and Windows Vista game clients.

– Enabled lobby chat when accepting match popup is active.

– Fixed various multi-line messages clipping last line of text.

– Fixed unresponsive keyboard after typing and pressing ‘send’ in the chat panel.

– Allow sending a Steam message to recent teammates using new Steam chat.

– Spectator HUD elements now respect the cl_drawhud setting.

– Fixed reconnect button when it appears over lobby chat.

– Fixed MP7 walk-up animation.

– Game state integration includes a field “round_totaldmg” to track total damage the player dealt.

– Various scoreboard bug fixes for different game modes.

– Various stability improvements and fixes.

– Fixed map overview icon scaling


– Added normal maps to Desert Eagle | Code Red and P90 | Traction


– Improved reliability of downloading Overwatch evidence in Perfect World CS:GO game client.


– This update includes a change to “csgo.exe” which, while signed with Valve digital certificate, may still trigger warnings in certain anti-virus packages and require users to manually change their AV software settings to update correctly.