Players, Talents, Teams Wish CS:GO Happy Birthday

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Players, Talents, Teams React to CS:GO Turning Ten Years Old

Celebratory messages turn in as Valve's shooter turns a decade young.

Aditya Singh Rawat
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CS:GO celebrated its tenth birthday yesterday receiving celebratory messages from many in the community.
It is a proud milestone for Valve as CS:GO turns a decade old and still continues to grow strong.
Here is a collection of birthday wishes made by professional players, talents, teams, and tournament organizers for CS:GO.

The CS:GO community celebrated the tenth birthday of its beloved online competitive shooter on 21st August. Multiple congratulatory messages and wishes poured in as professional players, talents, teams, and even tournament organizers came forward to recognize the proud milestone.

Valve had already done its bit by dropping a huge update earlier this week to kick off the early celebrations, consisting of five maps being added to the game including Tuscan, along with the special community-designed sticker collection - 10 Year Birthday Sticker Capsule.

Here is what some of the prominent personalities had to say about CS:GO as it turned a decade old.

CS:GO's tenth birthday: Here are some messages from players, teams, and talents

Christopher "GeT_RiGhT" Alesund

The Swedish legend who switched from competing professionally to creating content had a sweet birthday message.

Oleksandr "s1mple" Kostyliev

One of the best CS:GO players in the world, had nothing but gratitude towards the game!

Finn "karrigan" Andersen

The recent major champion revealed that though he did not like CS:GO for the first two years after the game released, it has changed his life forever now for which he is thankful.

Lucas "Bubzkji" Andersen

The Danish player who is also a broadcast analyst had to drop another banger even at the cost of CS:GO's birthday itself.

Sudhen "Bleh" Wahengbam

The Indian caster and analyst had bit of an emotional statement to make as he admitted how CS:GO changed his life for the better by saving him from a "dead end job".

Mohan "launders" Govindasamy

The Canadian caster gave a rundown on how he has grown alongside the game, thanking CS:GO while stating that this is his dream life.

Anders Blume

The prolific veteran caster also said that CS:GO helped change his life by providing him a "career that supports a family and gives me a feeling of purpose and accomplishment".

Anders birthday wish to CS:GO

Jason "moses" O'Toole

A former player who is a caster and an analyst gave a brief of how he has evolved with the game and thanked CS:GO for everything that it has given him in life.

ESL

The tournament organizer dropped one of the best frag movies ever by running down the ten years of CS:GO through the work of ten different world-class editors into one spectacular video!

BLAST

Another world class tournament organizer released an emotional piece of work dedicated to CS:GO for reaching an amazing milestone.

There are not many games that can boast persisting at the top for a decade while still running strong. CS:GO is only getting better with each passing year as it continues to rack up the numbers be it in terms of playerbase or viewership.


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Aditya is the in-house CS:GO writer at AFK Gaming. While his understanding of the esports space is not restricted by geographical borders, his current focus lies in the Asian region. Understands and follows almost all major esport titles.


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