Counter-Strike: Global Offensive came out about ten years ago, and the Counter-Strike The franchise is much older than that, but it still has a massive player base of casual fans and professional Twitch streamers. In fact, according to Steam stats for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, the number of players is only increasing. It could be due to some of the best esports tournaments around, or it could be thanks to interesting personalities and professional competitors creating great content on Twitch.
As the competition season started again in Counter-Strike, streamers are likely to get active with the increased interest in the game. While some of the top streamers may take days off during tournaments, many of them keep their form on rest days by grinding FACEIT or playing with their friends. Some featured streamers may even jump into a Danger Zone game for entertainment value, offer expensive deals CS: GO skins as freebies to viewers, or follow their planned goal training schedule. With peaks of over one million concurrent players, CS: GO The community offers a lucrative market for streaming talent.
Without doubt the greatest Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player who has ever walked the earth is also a Twitch streamer. When s1mple isn’t taking down the best players in the world in tournaments around the world, he likes to make sure he’s never out of shape. Practice is what makes the best even better in one of the toughest competitive multiplayer video games. This one does this in public, usually by joining fellow professional players in FPL games. When he picks up the AWP, or Desert Eagle for that matter, chances are a Reddit clip is in the works. He may not be available during grueling tournaments, but rest assured he will be back to his 3+ million Twitch followers after lifting the trophy.
This streamer played Counter-Strike professionally and semi-professionally since 2012 and has been one of the most active CS: GO streamers for a long time. Unlike some of the more popular Twitch streamers who take breaks, fl0m seems to be streaming constantly and with immense consistency. He is also a co-owner of the game organization Mythic Reborn, which he currently plays. Counter-Strike professionally for. While listening might mean hearing a few obscenities, there will also be amusing commentary and top-notch gameplay at the highest level. He is also often joined by other more notable professional gamers to co-stream some of the biggest events. This is where their expertise, and often biting critiques, really shine.
This Counter-Strike streamer is well known not only for his Twitch streams but also for his quality YouTube content. WarOwl produces interesting, insightful and often humorous videos CS: GO content, and much of it translates to his Twitch streams. The man who refuses to offer matchmaking for his YouTube videos and made a meme out of it, offers FACEIT and Global Elite matchmaking gameplay with very frequent subscriber specials. In these special games, he plays with certain Twitch subscribers, often with some kind of theme. Games can feature hilarious experiences that are integral to WarOwl’s success on YouTube with its nearly 1.5 million subscribers.
Former Pro Gamer Turned Twitch Streamer Turned Commentator Jacob “Pimp” Winneche Has Quit His Job Counter-Strike career a few years ago to focus on content creation. Since then, he has continued to grow his fanbase by giving advice, delivering high-level gameplay, and completing challenges for viewers. Whenever he is not broadcasting, he is one of the commentators for some of the biggest esports tournaments in the world. He brings this information to his streams, where viewers can expect him to answer chat questions about the latest rumors and comment on team decisions and performance.
The Montenegrin semi-professional CS: GO player is one of the most active FACEIT grinders where he can be seen taking on the best professional players in the world. As he resists the FPL crowd in firepower, he can be seen destroying most Counter-Strike talent in weightlifting endeavors a la Kratos. The muscle man occasionally has giveaways for viewers where one of his subscribers can receive skins, including knives and gloves. Although his demeanor may initially be intimidating, the community of over 400,000 followers found him to be one of the most entertaining. CS: GO streamers.
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is now available for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360.
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