However, not everybody knows that the original version of CS was released in the year 1999. The version was very light and ran on the first Half-Life engine GoldSrc. The game was in pre-alpha when the players were already very interested by its idea and by the official release of 1.0 it was widely popular around the Globe. However, it is the 1.6 version that had become the most popular FPS of all time soon after it's release in 2003. Even right now, with the existence of CS:GO, CS 1.6 is still very relevant.
«One of the CS 1.6 most important advantages is it's accessibility»
The game is also very easy to get used to and become good at. The engine is very simple and straightforward, with almost no physics accept the gravity that only applies to a player and dropped weapons. The engine could remind one of Minecraft due to it's simplicity and lucidity. It's very easy to make a kill in the game, the movements are very sharp and clean so it's not hard to aim at all. Unfortunately there are cheats, a lot of them. You won't download any of them here because we don't recommend using them, but cheating is one of the main problems.
It's essential to notice that CS 1.6 would not be that long-lived if it wasn't for the excessive amount of different editions. Our website creates new versions of the game every week and uploads them here for you to instantly download Counter Strike. These editions are basically different modifications of the same game with the same engine and the same physics. However, the models and skins are usually new. There are new sprites, new effects, sounds, even new graphics. It's a lot of fun to experience these new versions and you definitely should try it for yourself.
Feel free to browse through the available Counter Strike editions and pick one you truly like, or just let the roulette pick one for you. Don't worry, if you try it and don't enjoy it, it takes couple minutes to get a new one. We include a lot of essential updates in each one of the versions so all of them are fully safe to play and have a good protection against vulnerabilities that were present in the original game. In fact, our special protection system makes our CS more safe that the actual Steam version. Using our CStrike you're guaranteed safety of your game and your PC.