PW to distribute CS:GO in China

July 27th, 2016 20:40

Perfect World has announced that it has reached an agreement with Valve for the rights to operate CS:GO in mainland China.

The move is long overdue and will finally allow Chinese players to have access to domestic matchmaking servers, which is expected to provide a considerable boost to the country's already growing community.

Up until this point, Chinese players have been forced to use private platforms like 5E (China's equivalent of ESEA) to play on low ping servers.

CS:GO continues to grow in China 

In anticipating this move, a number of top Chinese esports organisations, such as Vici Gaming and EDward Gaming, have recently expanded to CS:GO, and more could soon follow suit. 

"Perfect World will spare no effort to promote CS:GO in China and further optimize the player's gaming experience," said Perfect World president Zhang Yunfan.

"We will continue to strengthen the competitive nature of the game. Together with Valve's research and development capabilities, we are certain that we will make CS:GO a great success in the country." 

Since the start of the year, China has hosted several big CS:GO tournaments, the most recent of which being the Pro Gamer League Summer finals, which saw Epsilon secure the lion's share of a $100,000 prize pool.

In September, the city of Nanjing will stage the offline finals of SL i-League StarSeries Season 2, where 16 teams from all over the world will face off for their share of a $300,000 prize fund.

2016-07-27 20:40
lol mods again
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Poland bot_taz 
what happend here? This must have been most epic battle of HLTV! XD
2016-07-27 21:24
I was like 2 sec from first but I guess I didn't need to be that fast
2016-07-28 05:51
yes rofl
2016-07-27 20:57
BnTeT | 
Indonesia rareguy 
I thought Perfect World is an MMORPG game. In Indonesia it was lol
2016-07-28 01:33
Actually Perfect World has also distributed Dota2 in China, but as a CSGO fan, I am a little worried, the operation and marketing of PW is not that good, although distribution on CSGO is definitely good for Chinese CSGO.
2016-07-28 04:01
FYI, the official website of PW CSGO is :
2016-07-28 04:03
I'm just glad Chinese have their own servers so I don't have to play with them. Not trying to offense good Chinese players but most of them are like the Russians of Asian servers, refuse to communicate in English and I've seen many cheaters from China also.
2016-07-28 06:45
Israel selukvey 
Russian doesn't refuse you communicate in english, they just can't. I guess same goes for chinese players since even their pro players use a translator.
2016-07-28 08:42
Definitely. When TyLoo players need to be interviewed, there was always a translator standing beside.
2016-07-28 10:20
1. Cheaters are universe, I hate cheaters too 2. I guess they do not mean to refuse, they just cannot speak English well, and are not clear what the map position's english name is either.
2016-07-28 10:19
Seems fair enough. Anyway good luck to you guys, hope your scene will bloom from now on.
2016-07-28 19:04
I remember that Dota 2 event in Shanghai.. that was a fkn catastrophe.. PW shouldn't even be allowed in the business anymore..
2016-07-28 23:59
Yes, that's what I have been worried about, if they are not able to hold a big event, how could I believe they can distribute and operate it well. Good news is that I heard the management has changed the whole Dota 2 group, hope PW will become better
2016-07-29 03:23
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Poland ekedeke 
2016-07-27 20:40
fancy 1
2016-07-27 20:40
Lithuania Paulius_CS 
rip NA
2016-07-27 20:40
asia gonna rek all naw
2016-07-27 20:40
China Fccccccc 
China No.1
2016-07-27 20:40
United Kingdom Dird 
add oil
2016-07-27 21:02
Taiwan No.1 China No.4 mate
2016-07-27 21:52
gg boys China numbah one inc.
2016-07-27 20:41
Ez for pw
2016-07-27 20:41
sergej | 
Finland Sukrami 
Asian CS LUL
2016-07-27 20:41
now china back at top5
2016-07-27 20:41
PGL Romania copied already... expected from China
2016-07-27 20:41
china pgl have started ten years ago....when war3 is still popular
2016-07-28 01:00
Tyloo number 1 inc
2016-07-27 20:41
Gj china
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2016-07-27 20:42
pls not, China will in 3 years own csgo...
2016-07-27 20:42
Brazil Observer10 
hahahahahaha good joke mate, they will not even have a top 10 team in 3 years. Fucking epsilon and team X destroyed all of their best teams in the last tournament they played there.
2016-07-27 21:51
s1mple | 
Greece kazakhH 
Nobody could predict 3 years ago that a brazilian team would be back to back major winners, never say never.
2016-07-27 22:21
Brazil mexicowss 
at least brazilians can keep their eyes open
2016-07-28 01:13
Xyp9x | 
Other GunnerL 
2016-07-28 03:01
no pls perfect world servers are so shit always lag and pw fucked up a dota2 major already
2016-07-27 20:43
Good news, about time.
2016-07-27 20:44
32 Tickrate inc
2016-07-27 20:44
AdreN | 
Russia LBC_DOGG 
2016-07-27 21:35
gj china
2016-07-27 20:45
United Kingdom FEodAL 
i assumed it was like in here so thats cool
2016-07-27 20:45
Portugal jO7A 
CSGO pls dont get dominated by asians...
2016-07-27 20:45
lul edward gaming
2016-07-27 20:45
A new age is about to begin.
2016-07-27 20:51
Shanghai Dota2 Major by Perfect World was the most laughed at disaster of tournament history. #TheGiftThatKeepsOnGiving
2016-07-27 20:51
Why does valve partner with perfect world after the Shanghai disaster lol
2016-07-27 20:52
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fer | 
Argentina MAXEE|SDM 
Shanghai Major Dota 2 Xd
2016-07-27 20:55
Italy Growl 
13 deleted first comments lmao
2016-07-27 20:57
2016-07-27 20:57
rip EU
2016-07-27 20:59
china continues to grow
2016-07-27 21:00
United Kingdom Areashi 
mods going ham
2016-07-27 21:02
rip PW is shit
2016-07-27 21:05
china number one
2016-07-27 21:06
"CS GO IS DYING" by newfags fucks who only think about fucking skins.
2016-07-27 21:09
Some people like different aspects of the game, theres nothing wrong in liking skins. We can only know if CS is dying on the next Major.
2016-07-28 06:00
I know, but I'm trying to hurt the feelings of those who says that the game is dying because of skin betting prohibition
2016-07-28 13:34
Ukraine kalitajke 
pw... rip cs:go in china
2016-07-27 21:10
Good news!
2016-07-27 21:16
Perfect World lulz
2016-07-27 21:18
Indonesia kensbee 
ez chinese
2016-07-27 21:28
Brazil BuddyINSANE 
RIP ESEA Monopoly! Good luck china!
2016-07-27 21:28
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2016-07-27 21:35
Bring back 2GD, James Harding is not an ass. Gaben is.
2016-07-27 21:48
Welcome China, have fun and GG
2016-07-27 21:58
Perfect World is complete trash
2016-07-27 22:00
Lol Perfect World...more like Perfect Shit! Will never forget that Shanghai Major shitfest! Perfect World and Gaben are an ass, not James!
2016-07-27 22:32
RIP to the rest of the world
2016-07-27 22:50
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BASiC | 
Macedonia Gombos_N 
csgo is unskilled game
2016-07-27 23:29
XigN | 
Korea BeastFeed 
Awesome, good luck to China!
2016-07-27 23:29
nukkye | 
Australia riotbz 
2016-07-28 00:07
Where are you now overwatch ppl hey!!!
2016-07-28 00:21
nice, go china
2016-07-28 00:26
Asian CS is going to come.
2016-07-28 00:48
2016-07-28 01:37
"CSGO is growing in china" then you see a picture of swedish players on same thread lol .
2016-07-28 02:02
fuck yeah, fuckin china hackers stay at your own servers please, never come to SEA servers again.
2016-07-28 06:31
Czech Republic MrM4sl0 
Nice PW! <3
2016-07-28 10:17
Europe m9_ 
fuck them theyre gonna cheat their little dicks off lmao
2016-07-28 11:28
Brazil coldzao2 
No blood and no deathbodies inc :) Maybe cl_ragdoll_physics_enable 0 finally?
2016-07-28 12:00
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