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First look at new CSGO skins from Operation Shattered Web update

Published: 19/Nov/2019 1:29 Updated: 24/Nov/2019 12:14

by Bill Cooney

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A new Counter-Strike: Global Offensive operation years in the making titled Operation Shattered Web brings a ton of new weapon skins in four new cases for players to collect.

Shattered Web came out of nowhere on November 18 to stun Counter-Strike fans across the world and bringing new playable content to CS:GO for the first time in almost three years.

Weekly missions, which can be completed in any of the game’s matchmaking game modes, which allows players to earn in-game rewards tied into the new set.

The new cases are all themed around the Shattered Web Operation and three of the new maps coming out along with it: Norse, St. Marc, and Canals.

So, what are the new cases and their skins?

As we said before there are four new sets of weapon skins available in the new cases for Shattered Web. One is the aptly-named Shattered Web Case along with the Norse, St. Marc, and Canals cases.

Shattered Web Case

CS:GO Shattered Web Case skins

Skins like the Decimator Tec-9 and Bloodshot for the SSG 8 are sure to be popular, but the event’s namesake case seems to have something for everyone.

The cases will also give players a chance to unlock one of four new knives, the Paracord knife, Survival, Nomad, and Skeleton knives.

The Norse Collection

CS:GO The Norse Collection

The Norse Collection cases feature skins designed by CS:GO modder The Honey Badger and they definitely contain a few skins that players will want to get their hands on.

The badass Mjölnir Negev skin or the impressive Gungir AWP will probably become two of the most sought after cosmetics from this collection.

The St. Marc Collection

The St. Marc Collection

Like the Norse collection, St. Marc cases also feature designs from a CS:GO community member, video game artist Chemical Alia.

The St. Marc Collection has a collection of tropical-themed skins that are sure to keep players warm during the cold winter months.

The Canals Collection

CS:GO The Canals Collection

The Canals Collection features designs from CS:GO YouTuber Teo and “The Prince” AWP skin might be one of the best out of all the new cases.

The Cinquedea MAG-7 is nothing to scoff at either, and both should be fetching fairly high prices on the marketplace before too long.

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BLAST Premier CSGO Fall Final schedule

Published: 3/Dec/2020 13:28

by Jacob Hale

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The BLAST Premier Fall Final is right around the corner, bringing some of the best CS:GO teams in the world together to compete for the huge $425,000 prize pool.

Throughout the season, some of CS’ top teams have been competing to earn points for seeding at the Fall Finals, and the event is finally arriving, with eight teams set to lock heads in December, looking to round out the year with a huge win.

In case you missed it, the eight teams that qualified through the Regular Season and Showdown event are as follows:

  • Vitality
  • Mousesports
  • Natus Vincere
  • Astralis
  • G2 Esports
  • Furia
  • OG Esports
  • BIG
BLAST Premier showdown
BLAST Premier
The BLAST Premier Showdown was each team’s last chance to secure their spot at the Fall Finals.

Blast Premier Global Fall Finals schedule

The BLAST Premier Fall Finals will last from December 8-13, and we now know how the bracket and schedule will look ahead of time.

So far, we only have the fixtures for Round 1, but we know the times for every matchup slated to take place. Here’s when you’ll need to tune in (all times CET):

Tuesday, December 8

  • 4.30pm: Vitality vs Mousesports
  • 7.30pm: Astralis vs Natus Vincere

Wednesday, December 9

  • 1.30pm: G2 Esports vs Furia
  • 4.30pm: OG Esports vs BIG
  • 7.30pm: Lower Bracket Match 1

Thursday, December 10

  • 1.30pm: Lower Bracket Match 2
  • 4.30pm: Upper Bracket Match 1
  • 7.30pm: Upper Bracket Match 2

Friday, December 11

  • 4.30pm: Lower Bracket Match 3
  • 7.30pm: Lower Bracket Match 4

Saturday, December 12

  • 4.30pm: Upper Bracket Final
  • 7.30pm: Lower Bracket Final

Sunday, December 13

  • 4.30pm: Consolidation Final
  • 8.30pm: Grand Final
BLAST Premier CSGO Fall Finals schedule
BLAST Premier
BLAST Premier CSGO Fall Finals schedule.

So, that’s the full schedule for the BLAST Premier Fall Finals, with some exciting matchups to boot — including a big Day 1 face-off between Astralis and Na’Vi, with Astralis seeking revenge from their quarterfinal loss at IEM Beijing.

Be sure to keep checking back as we provide coverage for all of the results and happenings at the event, which is sure to prove just as exciting as it looks.