Here is your first good look at the changes that have been made to Dust 2 for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. I'm sure this is probably the first of many, many, many, many, many, many, many times you will see the updated Dust 2. See, because the joke is Dust 2 is played a lot.

Valve put up a rather lovely guide that both shows and explains the changes they made to several key areas of Dust 2. For example, here is just a bit on the overall art improvement that they made.

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There are also updated versions of the classic models. Look at 1337 Krew! Look at how stylish he still is!


The best part is that you can play the new Dust 2 right now. All you need to do is opt-in to the current CS:GO beta branch. Following the steps in the link, the beta that you're looking for in the "Betas" tab is ""

Valve says that they want your feedback on Dust 2, so be sure to give it to them. I'm assuming this means posting at places like the Global Offensive sub-Reddit or even Valve's own community forum section for the game. The full list of changes for this beta branch update are found below.

Changelog for CS:GO beta ( for October 10, 2017