One of the all-time fan-favorite maps in Counter-Strike is getting a fresh coat of paint and the release date has finally been locked in.
Having been removed from the competitive map pool in March of 2019, Cache was controversially replaced with Vertigo.
Ever since, the community has been heavily anticipating the re-release of the popular map and to see just which changes the map designers had in store.
Announced and showcased at the ESL One New York 2019 event, the much-anticipated re-work of Cache was finally unveiled and the CS community was given its first glimpse at the map in action.
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— ESL Counter-Strike (@ESLCS) September 30, 2019
The map will presumably re-enter the Active Duty lineup following some initial testing, however it remains to be seen which map Cache would replace in rotation.
The creators of the Cache re-make sat down with ESL to discuss the process and highlight just what has been tweaked in the time since it was removed from competitive play.
— ESL Counter-Strike (@ESLCS) September 29, 2019
Among the minor tweaks in visuals, comes the removal of the famous s1mple graffiti from his no-scoped dropping double AWP play from ESL One Cologne 2016.
Commenting on the matter, s1mple stated that it’s “time to get a new one” anyways.
Evil Geniuses had a rock-solid showing against the recent 2019 StarLadder Berlin Major Champions in Astralis, toppling the giants 3-1 in the Grand Finals at ESL One New York 2019.
You can test the freshly re-designed map for yourself when it makes its way back into the CS:GO conversation on October 10.