CS:GO update brings Mirage, Overpass changes; tweaks agent visibility

Valve's latest update to the game makes adjustments to pixel gaps on Mirage's A bombsite, trims shrubbery on Overpass, and tweaks the colour and contrast of three agent skins.

Following community outcry towards poor agent visibility that resulted in agent skins being banned from competitive matches, including FACEIT, ESEA, and offline tournaments, Valve have made adjustments to the colours and contrasts of three agents - 3rd Commando Company, "Two Times" McCoy, and Seal Team 6 Soldier.

The trio of agents have seen their green colours darkened, with their previous colour tone heavily affecting visibility on the new Cache remake, as well as darker areas of other Active Duty maps such as Overpass and Train. The foliage and shrubbery outside of the bathrooms on Overpass have also been considerably trimmed down, alleviating further visibility concerns where players could previously remain hidden in plain sight.

Additionally, a number of pixel gaps on Mirage have been removed, specifically the angles from behind triple and default that allowed for players to gain advantageous angles towards jungle and connector. The larger gap behind fire box remains unchanged.

The complete patch notes for the 12/13/2019 update can be found below:

[ AGENTS ]
– 3rd Commando Company, ‘Two Times’ McCoy, and Seal Team 6 Soldier have been updated to improve visibility. These previously mid-tone agents have been darkened, and contrast has been increased in their head and shoulders.

[ MISC ]
– Accolade weighting has been adjusted for non-Competitive modes.
– Added nametag preview on the model to match the rendering rules.
– Fixed items inside storage units sometimes showing up as unacknowledged.
– Fixed overview map from crashing when drawing too many line segments.

[ MAPS ]
Overpass:
– Pruned some shrubbery.

Mirage:
– Removed pixel-gaps on boxes in bombsite A.

Good changes imo! but pls remove the SG in the next update... i know you are reading this GabeN, im your biggest fan!
2019-12-14 02:30
#6
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Spain Granjero 
Why would you remove one of the most skillful weapons in the game?
2019-12-14 02:31
better to buff AK...
2019-12-14 02:32
give ak 35 bullet and a scope
2019-12-14 02:33
#25
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Estonia JackReacher 
we pubg now?
2019-12-14 02:51
#37
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Australia Mix1e 
Hahaha
2019-12-14 03:09
No, a real first bullet accuracy only. It's unreal how bad it is.
2019-12-14 03:24
or u r just bad at one taps
2019-12-14 03:28
#69
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Canada The_HD_Is_Now 
Ak acc range stand: 21.74m Pit to A doors dust2: ~24m sg acc range stand: 61.45m can't aruge with the stats man docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/11tDzUNBq..
2019-12-14 05:58
nice stats bro
2019-12-14 12:06
No, i'm strong at one taps, but one tapping with AK is more inconsistent than anything in the game..
2019-12-14 12:45
#103
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Iceland Iceland 
Pointless to argue with these reddit sheeps... They would never believe csgo has issues.
2019-12-14 13:48
I know...
2019-12-14 14:16
#118
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Sweden frozze90 
I dont know if I can agree that the ak needs a buff. tbh its not that inaccurate. obv its okay to have diff opinions. Tho I can agree with the sg. maybe not remove it. but atleast buff the price to like 3500 or something
2019-12-14 14:37
#119
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Iceland Iceland 
The sg could be 4k and players will still buy it... Other rifles need a buff or the sg needs a nerf... At the moment all other rifles are pretty much useless if you can get ur hands on a sg.
2019-12-14 14:44
#120
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Sweden frozze90 
Yeah thats not true, and you know it. But yes, it has somewhat advantage.
2019-12-14 14:45
#121
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Iceland Iceland 
I can promise you players would still buy it for 4k... And as soon as you can learn the spray pattern on the sg you would always pick the sg over all other rifles so that pretty much makes other rifles useless next to the sg.
2019-12-14 14:50
#122
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Sweden frozze90 
Yeah obviously I didnt mean the price. Its gonna be bought anyway. But stating that every other rifle is useless compared to the sg is rather lackluster expression....
2019-12-14 14:59
#129
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Iceland Iceland 
Every other rifle is useless when you have the option to have the sg is what I am saying... You would always use the sg when you have the chance cus it's by far better than the other rifles.
2019-12-14 15:58
2 years ago anyone would've taken the ak over any other rifle in the game... Was the ak too strong?
2019-12-15 07:21
#150
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Iceland Iceland 
Not similar... You should compare the sg with other broken guns like the cz before it was nerfed, was the cz too strong?? Yes it was, is the sg too strong?? Yes it is.
2019-12-15 15:26
there will always be a "superior" weapon. before the sg buff it was the ak. everybody wanted the ak. now its the sg. get on with it
2019-12-14 15:56
#130
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Iceland Iceland 
Superior isn't the same as overpowered... How about you just don't join in on a argument when you are clueless?
2019-12-14 15:59
These are the same people that think GO's pistols are fine, I would've loved if they brought back that pistol nerf from a couple years back. I have never felt so much pleasure in seeing people who were used to sloppy movement shooting while moving and missing 90% of their shots.
2019-12-14 21:47
Balance measures should never be based on buffs, just needs Or else csgo will become a game with a bunch of power creep
2019-12-15 06:44
#51
RpK | 
France KepleR82b 
Stop moving while shooting and its fine
2019-12-14 03:47
#70
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Canada The_HD_Is_Now 
Ak acc range stand: 21.74m Pit to A doors dust2: ~24m sg acc range stand: 61.45m can't aruge with the stats man docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/11tDzUNBq..
2019-12-14 05:58
#80
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Finland Perska 
Easiest weapon in the game.
2019-12-14 09:09
#90
NiKo | 
Finland FocusMen 
+1
2019-12-14 11:09
#40
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United Kingdom Pandify_Denje 
lmao , epic. pls gaben do it
2019-12-14 03:27
+1 Red dot sight
2019-12-14 17:59
What is skillful in the weapon? Such an easy spray because bullet spread is much low. I get better spray results with this guy. Then you can literally scope when spraying, meaning the spray will reduce. Crouch peek with the scope and its an advantage vs any rifle. Pre-fire is so easy..
2019-12-14 15:26
Wtf zeolikk
2019-12-14 15:33
#127
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Spain Granjero 
men(( 🤫🤫
2019-12-14 15:36
Wtf veryniceguy
2019-12-14 16:18
#57
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Peru AgentLF 
AWP is still better nt nt
2019-12-14 04:25
Sg is way to fun to play. Noway they remove it
2019-12-14 08:37
#133
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Spain N0Love 
They don't have to touch it anymore at ESL it was used pretty much like the AK (eye test, didn't look up stats). If it's still used too much just increase the price 200-300$ again but don't nerf its stats pls
2019-12-14 17:47
+1
2019-12-14 18:15
No we will not remove the SG but we will remove the AK because its too hard
2019-12-14 09:20
thanks men
2019-12-14 12:12
Yesss
2019-12-14 02:30
#4
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Finland Smoonah 
nice bro wp
2019-12-14 02:30
#5
broky | 
Brazil happynezz 
nice
2019-12-14 02:30
#7
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Portugal SenorOfTruth 
wp
2019-12-14 02:31
#8
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United Kingdom Eduzera 
wth
2019-12-14 02:31
I read the headline and i thought there were major changes to the map
2019-12-14 02:31
#19
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United States JacobSick954 
lmao same
2019-12-14 02:42
#43
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United Kingdom Pandify_Denje 
Yeah , like lamps everywhere for example... people abuse the green models too much on Overpass.
2019-12-14 03:29
good job
2019-12-14 02:33
#13
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Denmark FeNoM_XD 
Pixel gaps like ninja box ones?
2019-12-14 02:33
#20
shox | 
Serbia nzzm22 
should be, when from ninja u spot jungle. Ninja and default were always fucked up angles, it was impossible to kill from stairs and so easy for you in ninja to crouch so u just see the top of stairs player head, impossible for him to kill u
2019-12-14 02:42
#134
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Spain N0Love 
And even then Mirage A is probably the easiest bombsite to retake in the entire map pool
2019-12-14 17:49
#21
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United States JacobSick954 
yes
2019-12-14 02:42
This pixel gap, in particular: clips.twitch.tv/WonderfulFreezingTermite..
2019-12-14 03:05
#135
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Spain N0Love 
No idea what it was ty.
2019-12-14 17:51
#35
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Russia Nikosimus 
Should be, yeah, I just recently saw Olof kill smn from NiP like that (BLAST Finals), could be the reason they finally did it because it's impossible to counter
2019-12-14 03:07
FIRST! GG FUCK MIRAGE
2019-12-14 02:33
more like #14
2019-12-14 03:29
more like #44
2019-12-15 16:51
I don't get it
2019-12-16 02:11
Was abusing the mirage trick for years.
2019-12-14 02:33
#23
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Germany matrix_master 
Valve is just so greedy. They should just make us able to disable the player models. But they will not do this
2019-12-14 02:45
#26
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Estonia JackReacher 
What's the point of adding agent skins when you can disable it?
2019-12-14 02:53
The point is to not add agent skins in the first place.
2019-12-14 02:58
+1
2019-12-14 10:40
so that way you can play the game without the bullshit
2019-12-14 03:05
You can, just not on official valve servers.
2019-12-14 03:30
They are trying their best to fix the problem but all you can is complain complain complain
2019-12-14 03:42
#55
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Germany matrix_master 
Trying to fix the problem? Man the obvious solution is a command to disable the agents on the client side. Or they could just make the models only visible for your team. Then its not a problem with visibility. But they wont do this because this would make the agents drop in price.
2019-12-14 04:01
That's not the obvious solution because valve wants player skins to be a part of the game. They are trying to fix it so wait
2019-12-14 14:00
#110
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Kuwait Onlytruth3 
they are introducing problems and try to not make the problems as bad as they are
2019-12-14 14:18
*fix
2019-12-14 14:19
#113
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Kuwait Onlytruth3 
only way to fix it is by removing them, which valve wont do
2019-12-14 14:19
Yeah they want it in the game because of money. Not because it contributes anything good to the game
2019-12-14 19:08
#67
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Portugal DeviphZ 
just a bunch of dumb people that never achieved nothing in life... yes complaining first time so valve know about is cool... but they are already working on it... just wait...
2019-12-14 05:45
#75
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Poland rude_wredne 
mens, the problem is that THEY (valve) introduced THE problem. And now im supposed to praise them for fixing what they messed up? cmon mens((
2019-12-14 08:42
#106
2019-12-14 13:59
#146
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Poland rude_wredne 
still 1. make problem (dumb skins nobody asked for to bait even more money; no amount of money is enough) 2. try to fix the problem you CAUSED but do it YOUR way instead just gibing back cl_minmodels command. ez money ez life
2019-12-15 09:50
#84
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Lithuania arres 
Lol they created a problem. Thats like if I beat you up real bad, then bring you to a hospital and you praise me for bringing you there
2019-12-14 09:28
+1
2019-12-14 11:23
I never said you should praise them, I say they did a mistake and are trying to fix it. You analogy is bad
2019-12-14 13:58
#111
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Kuwait Onlytruth3 
they dont see it as a mistake
2019-12-14 14:19
They clearly do because they are changing the game to try and fix it
2019-12-14 14:19
#115
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Kuwait Onlytruth3 
no they are not
2019-12-14 14:20
Okay so they did not change maps to remove spots where the models were barely visible?
2019-12-15 11:09
#148
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Kuwait Onlytruth3 
There are still very many places where the models are harder to see
2019-12-15 11:11
That's why I said you should wait
2019-12-15 11:23
#151
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Kuwait Onlytruth3 
Even old models have spots in d2 for instance where they are hard to see. Nothing is gonna change
2019-12-15 16:08
It already did change
2019-12-15 16:09
2020 roadmap for 🚓🚓
2019-12-14 02:54
-mirage
2019-12-14 03:02
wish they updated vertigo remove ladder room change mid drop/boost to behind B site where door used to be add catwalks to A remove sidealley from A and open the wall so you can see Ct spawn again
2019-12-14 03:27
add more women skins wtf...
2019-12-14 03:35
big changes to mirage!! finally it's playable again
2019-12-14 03:35
#49
ppk | 
Brazil 4vengerr 
remake mirage !
2019-12-14 03:39
agent skins were and still are a bad idea. just look at siege
2019-12-14 03:49
#116
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Kuwait Onlytruth3 
it was a trash idea, probably invented by marketing team to milk more money from 12yo cs player
2019-12-14 14:20
#54
dktenso | 
Brazil lgzn 
Nice
2019-12-14 03:57
#56
KRIMZ | 
Poland cyanlink 
pixel gaps hahahah @olofmeister
2019-12-14 04:17
#59
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Pakistan MeMeMeisteR2 
Just a thought. But what would u think if valve made kreig 2900 but remove the scope and put extra 300$ on scope. Most players using kreig like brollan don't even use scope , so it's going to be an interesting change to see how pros react
2019-12-14 04:30
Brollan is a trash player, if you remove Krieg he retires. The Meta is so inconsistent because of Krieg. Good teams like NiP, Liquid, NaVi, MiBR, Vitality are so bad because Krieg Teams Like fnatic, mouz, Australis, 100T, Furia are here.
2019-12-14 15:14
#124
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Pakistan MeMeMeisteR2 
Brollan ha just as many highlights with m4 as with kreigs , and I'm sure he is just as good with AK. U are on drugs
2019-12-14 15:20
remove mirage, it's boring
2019-12-14 04:36
#61
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United States Chicom 
no it's best map in pool
2019-12-14 04:38
#74
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Sri Lanka kvezee 
0/8 bait
2019-12-14 08:39
#92
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Russia nobody_cars 
+1 mens, why ppl even like it
2019-12-14 11:38
#105
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Italy e2d 
Because most of us can only play puggy maps like de_mirage, de_dust2 and de_cache.
2019-12-14 13:49
#117
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Russia nobody_cars 
Overpass and Train best mens
2019-12-14 14:25
#93
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World Beard43 
+1
2019-12-14 11:40
I want more girl skin
2019-12-14 04:48
I want to see no character skins in CS:go it's not fucking fortnite
2019-12-14 05:52
#77
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Poland rude_wredne 
cs:go 2 will have anime waifus men)
2019-12-14 08:43
#78
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Spain Chonita 
I want a girl
2019-12-14 08:51
F
2019-12-15 00:12
Add cpl_mill and de_tuscan , cause the game is sick with the same maps
2019-12-14 04:50
#64
United States koth 
Why add the same map twice?
2019-12-14 05:07
#76
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Poland rude_wredne 
technically they are the same but you play them differently
2019-12-14 08:43
okey
2019-12-14 07:24
Just remove all shrubbery and shit textures from every map.
2019-12-14 09:15
#83
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Finland S0lidarity 
Can someone explain what they changed on overpass ?
2019-12-14 09:28
#85
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Lithuania arres 
They probably removed outside grass on the toilets where you can see entrance to connector since with new model you can crouch out in the open and its very hard to spot coming from connector and probably some at long. Check out nadeking video called "i was invisible on csgo" or smth like that and youll see
2019-12-14 09:36
#86
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Finland S0lidarity 
Yeah ty
2019-12-14 10:00
#87
Shara | 
China |REM1| 
Just delete mirage ffs
2019-12-14 10:18
#94
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World Beard43 
-mirage +season please.
2019-12-14 11:41
Rather than letting us disable them you change the maps
2019-12-14 11:59
n1
2019-12-14 12:15
Why would you fucking touch mirage, this map is about rekting noobs who dont know these cheeky spots, fucking idiots at valve again, go remake cache again retards.
2019-12-14 12:24
#101
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Sweden NIPTOP1ERA 
NERF THE SG553 ITS SO BORING ITS LIKE CALL OF DUTY
2019-12-14 13:26
Meh. Just add blue/yellow outline to player models/hitboxes, and get this mess out of the way. I don't want to spend any extra time for calculating what team this unfamiliar model belongs to.
2019-12-14 13:29
#104
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Korea XigNw0w 
Finally
2019-12-14 13:49
#140
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United States G0LDEAR 
Pixel gaps been there so long lul
2019-12-15 00:03
ok
2019-12-15 06:45
#153
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Brazil Lex_FWM 
top
2019-12-15 16:26
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