CS:GO's Latest Update Increases Storage Units Limit

Three major tournaments scheduled in December.
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Latest update increases capacity of storage units.
Latest update increases capacity of storage units. Valve

CS:GO released an update that lets users store a maximum of 1,000 items in their Storage Units. There are also changes on some of the maps along with UI modifications and other changes. In addition to the updates, we also give you a rundown of the upcoming tournaments this year.

Storage Units

Storage Units are in-game items that can be purchased for $1.99. Generally, this item lets users get additional item capacity for their CS:GO inventory. With this new update, owners can now store up to 1,000 items.

Map Changes

For the map updates, three of the CS:GO maps have undergone changes, including:

  • Inferno
    • Improved visibility from patio towards pit boost spot.
    • Added fill lights in A site balcony hallway.
    • Fixed a DM spawn in apartments that caused players to get stuck.
  • Overpass
    • Boosted ambient light on grate outside Monster, B site.
    • Removed graffiti from left side of CT side, B site.
    • Boosted light in bank, A site.
    • Changed background texture in bank, A site.
  • Nuke
    • Brightened up corner by far vent in A site.

Other Changes

Other changes introduced with this new update include:

  • UI
    • Added a new setting to enable triple-monitor UI mode.
    • Added a countdown till week 2 Operation missions become available.
    • End of match scoreboard toggle button is now the same button binding that enables mouse in the scoreboard. (default: Mouse2).
  • Miscellaneous
    • Fixed ’rounds won with no purchases’ accolade appearing in Flying Scoutsman.
    • Fixed skin tone on one of the Elite Crew agents.
    • Fixed a regression in Weapons Course.
    • Fixed a re-zoom regression with sniper rifles.
    • Updated radar for Vertigo.

Upcoming Tournaments

With the year almost over, there are a number of major tournaments scheduled for this December.

This week we get to see two with the Esports Championship Series Season 8 - Finals starting this Thursday with a prize pool of $500,000. Organized by FACEIT, the tournament has eight teams battling it out at the Esports Stadium in Arlington.

Another major tournament is the ESL Pro League Season 10: Finals, which offers a prize pool of $600,000. The competition is held in Denmark with 16 teams fighting for both a sizeable amount of the prize pool and an automatic seed to the IEM Katowice 2020.

Finally, there is the BLAST Pro Series: Global Final 2019, to be held in Bahrain this December 12. FaZe Clan, Team Liquid, Astralis, and Ninjas in Pyjamas are in the tournament, which offers a prize pool of $500,000.

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