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Counter Strike: Global Offensive Winter Update Brings New Weapon Skins

Posted on December 9, 2015 by Rae Michelle Richards

Valve has released the Winter Update for Counter-Strike­­­: Global Offensive. This update brings with it a brand new type of weapons case, new unlockable skins, a “Killer Replay” feature for Casual play and some other minor adjustments.

A brand new weapon has been added to the load-out screen, called the “R8” revolver, it replaces the Dessert Eagle. Are you eager to check this new piece of hardware out?

The new “Killer Replay” features allows you to view the game through your killer’s eyes beyond the initial Kill Cam. This feature only works in Demolition and Casual play as of the release of the Winter Update.


In addition to the R8 Revolver Valve has added a number of new skins, not just for the new hardware. According to the official website some of these new skins include:

  • R 8 Revolver | Fade
  • M4A4 | Royal Paladin
  • R8 Revolver | Crimson Wedge
  • AUG | Ricochet
  • Dessert Eagle | Corinthian
  • P2000 | Imperial
  • Sawed-off | Yorick
  • PP-Bizon | Fuel Rod
  • Five-Seven | Retribution

For an expanded look at some of the skins in the R8 Case and the full patch notes check out these links.



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