It's finally coming home!

15:44, 14 Jan 2021

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is coming home, after an announcement that PGL will host the next CSGO Major. 

If all goes to plan (COVID safety conditions permitting) the event will take place between October 23 and November 7 of 2021. It will also be the first Major to be broadcast in 4K 60 fps.

The first-ever CS:GO Major was held in Sweden in November 2013.

PGL wrote: "The main event of the 16th CS:GO Major will take place at Ericsson Globe in front of a live audience, from November 4-7. The qualified teams will fight for a massive $2 million prize pool, the biggest in the CS:GO history."

Silviu Stroie, CEO of PGL, said: "First of all, my colleagues and I are passionate fans of CS. We grew up and watched this game getting bigger and bigger, just at the same pace as our development as a company,

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"We have timeless memories with our past Counter-Strike shows, and, honestly, we owe a lot to this game, as players and as a company. We believe that this community deserves the best product this franchise has ever seen. Our goal is to celebrate the game in the best way possible, and we will work hard for this."

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