Valve introduces major improvements in latest CSGO update

Valve’s most recent CSGO update has included a setting for texture streaming. The procedure can possibly support performance in Counter-Strike by a gigantic sum. 

Texture Streaming permits texture to be available from a client’s hard drive just when required. It liberates important memory and at last boosting performance by a genuine sum. 


Indeed, even on amazing machines, texture streaming has a monstrous effect on FPS. It performs best particularly on fresher maps that have generally battled on older PCs. Even on PCs equipped towards superior performance, an increase of 10-20 FPS was normal as textures were stackable and emptiable as required.

This innovation isn’t new, and it’s unquestionably not the update many were seeking after. A few reports emerged that Counter-Strike’s hotly-anticipated Source 2 port would be accessible on the day the fix was available. However, many were naturally energized when a fix for Valve’s first-person shooter showed up late. At just 20MB in size, however, it unquestionably didn’t contain a port to a fresh out of the box new engine. In any case, other than the expansion of texture streaming to the client, there wasn’t much else in the patch.

Texture Streaming and its importance for CSGO

Texture streaming could be the antecedent to all the more new settings. It could particularly manage either upgraded shaders or better textures. Valve established a way for PCs to move textures and shaders with less-of effect on performance. They also opened the entryway for additional updates to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive to help higher resolution textures and graphical updates. The result was that they put to a lesser strain on the client’s PC and its capacity to deal with a graphical update to a game that hasn’t seen a total visual upgrade since updated player models were presented. 

A few players overlook that before Agents were presented with CSGO’s Shattered Web activity. A progression of updates totally retextured Counter-Strike’s great T and CT models and carried them into the 21st century. Take a gander at the contrast between the models before the updates and after.

No Source 2 in this Update

While not the Source 2 update that the whole Counter-Strike community was so amped up for, Valve’s new texture streaming alternative lays the foundation for additional enhancements to CSGO later on. 

Players can try out Valve’s new texture streaming beta alternative by

  • Right-click Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
  • Click on properties
  • Explore the “Betas” tab at the top
  • Chose “texture streaming beta” starting from the drop menu

After the update downloads, the new streaming alternative is available in the game’s video settings. It’s killed as a matter of course, would players who like to look at it need to empower the new alternative by hand.

To sum things up, it seems that Valve is trying to get back in business with a few other changes that could be long term and could give their rivals a vital blow. Valve might have finished work on Source 2. However, they preferred the fixes which could lay the foundation for further enhancements in-game in the future.

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