CS:GO Update: Loss bonus limit

CS2 / News / 15 May 2019 — 14:43

The main news include changes to loss bonus, new things in Danger Zone and some map reworks

Valve listened to the community and limited the loss bonus to 5 rounds. Now the bonus always drops to $ 2,900 when a team with a 5-round loss streak wins a round.

The matchmaking and lobby systems were tweaked; now it also possible to watch LAN events and tournaments in-game. The developers added new things for Danger Zone and changed Ruby and Workout. Below is the detailed change list.


— Loss bonus money will now always step down to $2,900 after a team with a $3,400 max loss bonus streak wins a round.


— Introducing the “Looking to Play” feature: players can now advertise themselves as available for party invites, can be invited by other parties from the “Looking to Play” tab of their CS:GO friends list, and can accept party invites from the CS:GO main menu.

— Introducing CS:GO Events: players can now see an HLTV-provided schedule of professional LAN events in the Watch tab. Favourite your preferred community tournaments and get notified about professional live matches on the CS:GO main menu.


— Friends and other players can no longer join lobbies that already entered matchmaking queue.
— Fixed exploits related to vote commands.


— Unlocked Drone Pilot Tablet, Bonus Wave Money, Bonus Explore Money, and Armor+Helmet as starting item options.
— Drone Pilot upgrade is now available for purchase in the Tablet Buy Menu.
— Tasers will now always open the crate they are fired at; they no longer sometimes do partial crate damage.
— Shields dropped from death have a slight delay before being automatically picked by nearby players.
— Fixed some instances of safe models spawning in midair.
— Fixed item outline colors on dropped grenades.
— Map collision fixes and stuck spot removals, and a few visual bugs squashed too.