CS2’s latest update improve sub-tick timings and animation errors

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In the latest patch for Counter-Strike 2 (CS2), several gameplay improvements have been implemented, including sub-tick timing enhancements for grenade throw animations and revolver firing.

Additionally, a missing fire effect for molotovs held by players has been addressed. Animation adjustments involve reducing torso rotation, enhancing hit reactions, and making jump animations directional. Character posing while aiming, running, and deploying has also seen improvements.

Several map-specific fixes have been made for Nuke, Mirage, Office, Vertigo, Anubis, and Ancient, ranging from cubemap and hole fixes to clipping adjustments and sound enhancements. Overall, the update aims to refine various aspects of gameplay, animation, sound, and maps to provide a more polished gaming experience.

Check out our article on the last patch for CS2.

Gameplay

  • Sub-tick timing improvements to various systems including grenade throw animations and revolver firing
  • Added a missing fire effect to molotovs that are held by players

Animation

  • Reduced the amount that player characters will rotate their torso away from leg orientation
  • Improved hit reactions
  • Made jump animations directional
  • Improved character posing when aiming up and down
  • Improved foot placement and posing when running
  • Reduced animation posing when deploying
  • The timing of a players flashbanged posing now more accurately represents the player’s ability to see

Sound

  • Fixed issue with Shadow Daggers playing catch sound during looping inspect animation
  • Further refined falloff distance curves and volume of grenade bounces
  • Lowered volume of deathmatch bonus period ending
  • Lowered volume of lobby chat notification sound
  • Fixed missing water drip console errors in Office
  • Increased audible distance of breaking glass window sounds
  • Fixed an issue where sometimes a Sabre agent would say hostage related lines when cheering

Misc

  • Adjusted wear values of most tournament stickers and many other stickers to better match CS:GO
  • Changed handling of non-default console key bindings to match CS:GO behavior

Maps

CSGO Nuke LogoNuke

  • Fixed cubemap issue at Lobby
  • Fixed hole at B-site
  • Fixed some holes at Ramp Room
  • Fixed glass floor material at B-Site not having impact effects
  • Fixed up footstep sounds on hazard stripes
  • Attempt to fix light leaking through base of doors at B-site
  • Brightened red interior walls to help with agent vis
  • Fixed pixel boost on chainlink fence outside
  • Fix shadows leaking through double doors at B-site
  • Made cubemap transitions smoother in some places at b-site

Logo for Counter-Strike map MirageMirage

  • Fixed clipping on van at Truck
  • Clipped fridge in Apartments to prevent player becoming stuck
  • Adjusted bombsite A size and added visual boundaries
  • Fixed collision on Scaffolding to provide smooth movement
  • Fixed geometry and clipping outside Sniper’s Nest to prevent pixel walking

Logo for Counter-Strike map OfficeOffice

  • Improved clipping around desks at t-spawn
  • Improved clipping on crates at Back Courtyard
  • Re-added collision to handrails

Logo for Counter-Strike map VertigoVertigo

  • Extended staircase and added grenade clip to stairs at near t-spawn to prevent grenades becoming wedged in gap
  • Fixed clipping on crate at mid
  • Fixed clipping on scaffold at back of A
  • Fixed clipping on scaffold at T-start
  • Fixed vis bug at A-ramp looking toward Bridge
  • Fixed grenade clip on support beam at A-ramp
  • Plugged Holes in insulation foam roll model

Logo for Counter-Strike map AnubisAnubis:

  • Fixed hole under pillar at A-site
  • Fixed clipping above walkway stairs in Palace
  • Closed up multiple microgaps throughout the map
  • Fixed some clipping on pillar at A-site
  • Fixed clipping on doorway at b-site
  • Plugged some micro holes
  • Fixed gap between two clip brushes that allowed bomb to be thrown on top of building
  • Fixed slight wall gap that allowed sniping into bombsite A
  • Fixed clipping on doorway at b-site

Logo for Counter-Strike map AncientAncient:

  • Fixed various gaps in the world
  • Fixed various texture seams
  • Closed gap that looks into Jaguar area
  • Adjusted clipping along fence near A-site
  • Adjusted clipping around tree base on A-site boost
  • Adjusted position of stone near B-site that player could crouch in
  • Added clipping to the top of the map to help minimize player exploits

Full patch notes on the Counter-Strike webpage.

Grady Hooker
Grady Hooker
A Computer Scientist with a passion for esports, wrestling and metal music. Grady started Esports Kingdom in 2017 between his other projects; a 7 year running professional wrestling radio show, a gaming YouTube channel and random web development pieces.

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