Valve Sneaks Movement Update into CS2 Patch

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Valve Sneaks Movement Update into CS2 Patch

Valve made improvements to CS2's movement mechanics discreetly, without any reference in the CS2 patch notes

The developers behind Counter-Strike 2 have diligently addressed several critical bugs that were affecting the game's movement mechanics. These significant fixes, however, were conspicuously absent from the official Valve blog's update notes.

Players have begun to notice these changes organically during gameplay, sparking discussions and speculations within the CS2 community.

It remains unclear whether this omission in the official patch notes was intentional or an oversight on Valve's part. Regardless, players are keen to explore and dissect these stealthy improvements to better understand how they impact the overall gaming experience.

CS2 Movement Mechanics: What Changes did Valve Make?

Valve Sneaks Movement Update into CS2 Patch

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Following the recent update, a series of persistent bugs that had been plaguing the game have miraculously vanished. These long-standing issues included erratic variations in jump height, frustrating double input glitches, the oddity of crouching mid-air, and the peculiar phenomenon of standing exhaustion.

No longer will players be bewildered by unexpected jumps, annoyed by accidental double inputs, or bemused by characters seemingly defying gravity with mid-air crouches. Furthermore, the enigmatic concept of “standing exhaustion,” which perplexed many, is now a thing of the past.

Mohan “Launders” Govindasamy, who was part of the commentary team in events like the Paris Major and IEM Cologne 2023, took to Twitter to demonstrate a fixed aspect of the jump in the game.

The disappearance of these issues has elicited enthusiastic reactions from the gaming community. Players are rejoicing in the newfound fluidity and consistency of the game's mechanics, which allows them to focus more on strategic gameplay and less on coping with troublesome bugs.

Valve Sneaks Movement Update into CS2 Patch
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