Called Battle Zone which is described as "a fast-paced battle royale game mode built on CS:GO's tactical gameplay where players use their wits, skill, and resources to fight to the finish". With 18 players in the map, the focus here is on fast-paced tactics with player also being equipped with a tablet to track opponents, find equipment, and special missions.
It sounds pretty good, and isn't all about killing as players find stashes of money as well as hostages to rescue. This new mode comes alongside the big news, which is Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS: GO) going free-to-play on Steam. Existing players will be given an in-game loyalty reward in addition to being upgraded to Prime status - where they'll get access to exclusive drops. Free-to-play players can also opt into the Prime program, which carries the original price tag of AUD $19.50.