It is not too complicated to kick bots in CS:GO when you just want to practice in peace. Despite them being an integral part of the game since time immemorial, there are times when you just want to kick them all out of your custom practice server and do your own thing. Yes, bots have been long used as a method of practicing against especially with new players who are just starting out. But some times they can be really annoying, joining either team automatically, auto-balancing the teams, and all sorts of other irritating things. At times like these, a bunch of console commands is all it takes to get rid of them.
So let’s take a quick look at how you can kick these bots from your custom CS:GO servers and continue practicing your utility lineups, rotation timings, pre-firing certain angles, and other such things. However, make sure to these off as well otherwise you might not be able to practice against the Valve upgraded bots again.
The earlier version of the Counter-Strike bots used to be a nuisance and quite annoying to practice against, with the players usually outgrowing them in skill pretty quickly. But since Valve improved them in Sep 2019, the bots have really stepped up their game and practicing against them in private servers has never been better. However, there are times when you simply want to do your own thing and it is then that these bots start to act like pests.
Well, you can get rid of them by simply entering a few simple and straightforward console commands. But before that, you need to check if your CS:GO command console has been enabled or not. To check this you simply need to press the default tilde key ‘~’, if a console pops open then we can proceed to the next step, otherwise you need to activate it by following the steps mentioned below,
Now, having activated the CS:GO command console. Let’s see in detail which commands need to be input by you and what is the function of each one of them,
Depending on the type of practice that you want to undergo, it can be decided whether the bots are required or not. It is recommended that when practicing stuff to enhance your individual skill or playing against some other users, you can simply remove all the bots. Otherwise, you can add them back and train executes, how to clear a site, and other such things.