There are a variety of game modes available in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS: GO). In this guide, we will go over some popular game modes and how to play them.
The most popular game mode is undoubtedly Competitive Mode. In Competitive Mode, players are matched up against each other in a best-of-30 or best-of-16 match. The first team to 16 or 9 rounds wins the game. There are two ways to win a round in Competitive Mode: either by eliminating all of the opposing team members or by completing the objective of the map (planting/defusing the bomb, rescuing/guarding hostages, etc.).
Wingman is a game mode similar to Competitive Mode but with only two players on each team. This mode is perfect for players who want to practice teamwork and communication.
Another popular game mode is Casual Mode. In Casual Mode, players are not required to play as seriously as in Competitive Mode. The goal of Casual Mode is simply to have fun and help new players get accustomed to the game.
Deathmatch is another popular game mode that is similar to Casual Mode. In Deathmatch, players are also respawned after dying, but there is a timer that counts down for that match. When the timer runs out, the player with the most kills wins the game. This mode is perfect for players who want to practice their aim without worrying about map objectives or team play.
War games are a set of minigame-like modes that are great for players who want to have fun and learn new skills. Each war game has its unique ruleset, and the games can be played alone or with friends.
- Arms Race is a unique game mode that pits players against each other in a race to get kills with every weapon in the game. The first player to get a kill with the final weapon, the Golden Knife, wins the match. This mode is excellent for players who want to try out all the different weapons in CS: GO.
- Demolition Mode. In this mode, players are divided into two teams and must take turns attacking and defending a single bomb site. The round ends when one team either eliminates the other or successfully plants/defuses the bomb. This mode is perfect for players who want to practice their map knowledge and learn the ins and outs of bomb planting/defusing.
- Flying Scotsman Mode. In this mode, players are only allowed to use the Scout rifle and are restricted to a single grenade. This mode is perfect for players who want to practice their aim and learn how to use the Scout rifle effectively. also long jump feature is enabled to have flying feature.
- Retakes are a set of minigame-like modes that are great for players who want to have fun and learn new skills. Each retake has its unique ruleset, and the games can be played alone or with friends. The bomb is planted on match start and the Terrorist side have to defend to planted c4 while counter terrorist team have to defuse the bomb after retaking the bomb site.
Danger Zone Mode
Danger Zone Mode. In this mode, players are dropped into a large map they must scavenge for weapons and other supplies. The goal of the mode is to be the last player standing. This mode is perfect for players who want to test their survival skills.