If you are a fan of the Counter-Strike series, you should not miss the Global Offensive. Like other Counter-Strike series, it is an objective-based, multiplayer shooter game. You already know how it works – there will be two opposing teams known as the Counter Terrorists and Terrorists who will contend in different game modes to reach the objectives like securing a location to defuse a bomb or rescuing hostages.
At the end of the round, there will be awards and the players with the best individual performance will be given in-game currency to secure more powerful weapons in the following rounds. Winning and completing objectives will give players more money or cash bonuses but uncooperative actions will lead to a penalty. The game modes include Competitive, Casual, Death match, Arms Race, Demolition, Wingman, Flying Scouts man and Weapons Course.
Whether you are a beginner or professional, you know about matchmaking programs. Matchmaking is the process of linking players together for online playing sessions. It has seven elements – playlists, parties, lobbies, ranking, server browsers, contact lists and chat. However, there are many players who lose interest in matchmaking. If you lose interest, there are other options that you can consider. You can, for instance, consider pugging against good players, look for a team and play scrims.
If you do not want this, you can try getting into leagues. Getting into leagues means you must know the three third-party programs that can help you – ESEA (E-Sports Entertainment Association), FACEIT and CEVO (Cyber Evolution). To make an informed decision, it is crucial that you know the pros and cons of the said services. With this, you will know which service is suited for you. Here are the things that you should know about ESEA, FACEIT, and CEVO:
ESEA provides access to one of the world’s largest gaming communities. It currently has PUG, Ladders, Scrims, and Events, which run in one of the world’s largest open format leagues.
It is crucial that you know the advantages of using ESEA CS:GO. They are the following:
Here are some disadvantages of ESEA you should know about:
FACEIT was founded in London in 2012. It is a platform for professional competitions for online multiplayer video games. This is one way to begin your eSport career.
The following are the advantages of FACEIT:
The following are the disadvantages of FACEIT:
CEVO is an eSports company founded in 2004. The goal of the company is to transform online gaming into a professional sport. It is in beta version formed in place of an old altPUG.
It is important that you know the advantages of CEVO. Here are the advantages:
Here are the disadvantages of CEVO:
Reward. However, CEVO does not have a ladder system, which leads to unbalanced games every now and then.
Now that you know the difference between the three major matchmaking programs, you can finally decide which is best suited for you. If you do not mind to pay for the monthly subscription fee, you can consider ESEA and FACEIT. If you are just starting and you want to learn proper Counter-Strike Global Offensive, you can consider CEVO for its free subscription. Whatever you choose, you should only have one thing in mind – completing the objectives.
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