Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (short CS: GO) is a computer game from the genre of online tactical shooter. It was developed by Valve and Hidden Path Entertainment and is the fourth game in the Counter-Strike series. The game was released on August 21, 2012 and is available for Microsoft Windows, Linux, macOS, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. A release Sony's game console in Europe stayed away for unknown reasons. Global Offensive achieved a Metascore of 83 points. Since September 14, 2017, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive on the Perfect World Client is also available in China. As is usual in Counter-Strike games, a battle on a limited playing field (map) between two groups, terrorists (terrorists, short: T) and an anti-terrorist unit (counter-terrorists, short: CT), with weapons and tactical equipment ( for example, protective vests) discharged. The type of combat varies depending on the game mode. The player has the ability to play online on official servers or on servers created by the Steam Community. In addition, the player can also host a server on which he can play alone, privately with other players and / or with bots.