Earlier today the Counter-Strike developers pushed out an update that seems to have fixed the game-breaking smoke exploit that was brought to the community’s attention yesterday. Along with fixing the massive bug that disrupted quite a lot of CS:GO matches, the update also contains multiple changes for the two new maps Mutiny and Swamp.
The smoke exploit which had the entire CS:GO community shook has been dealt with fairly quickly by the developers. It was initially brought into the limelight by a Russian CS:GO YouTuber who goes by the name of ‘Shoke CS:GO’, he showed how tinkering with a few game files could lead to the user being able to see through a smoke without the enemy or the user’s own teammates even noticing anything odd.
Considered to be the one who found out about this exploit, the Russian YouTuber who goes by the name of ‘GeloM16’ stated that this is actually not a new exploit, it is quite old which is long forgotten and all that he did was recreate it in a different manner.
Though the developers state that the exploit has been taken care of, they did say the same last time as well and it seems that they were not successful at it back then. Let’s hope that this time users are not able to work around the fix implemented by Valve.
“Optimized platform shader files and sound configuration files to be packed inside compressed VPK files.”
The two latest entrants to official CS:GO matchmaking that replaced Chlorine and Jungle underwent a number of changes to optimise the maps better following a horde of feedback from the community members.
Some of the big changes introduced for Mutiny are,
Some of the big changes introduced for Swamp are,
All the changes introduced to the two maps will lead to better stability for the players while making the maps more enjoyable. Swamp seems to be the map attracting more players with many praising the map to be a great replacement for Mirage. To read the full change log click here.