Updated Wednesday, October 7, , by Linode. Hosting your own server gives you full control over your game and game modes, so you can play the exact flavor of CS:GO you want. This guide contains instructions on how to download the dedicated server and launch the game server. Create a Linode running Ubuntu Create a Steam account if you do not have one, and download Counter Strike: Global Offensive to your computer. Without the token, client connections are restricted to the LAN only. Stop the SteamCMD process if it is currently running. Replace a firewall rule to slightly extend the UDP port range available to the game.
Install SteamCMD on Linux
Before You Begin
Players have the option to play online on official servers or on servers created by the Steam community. In these cases, however, the settings are determined by the administrator of the respective server. On the most important video platform for gaming Twitch , CS:GO had 84, viewers in November , but actually reached its peak of , in April Source: www. If you want a CS:GO server where you can play alone or privately with your friends or, optionally, with the best known AI-controlled bots , this is also possible by hosting your own dedicated CS:GO server. How exactly this works and whether it makes sense to rent hardware for a CS:GO server is explained below. What actually is a server?
These are the system requirements for a CS:GO server
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The multiplayer first-person shooter video game Counter-Strike: Global Offensive abbreviated CS:GO has exploded in popularity in recent months, and, at the time of writing, it is still soaring in popularity. You can visit Steam's Stat Page and see where the game's currently standing. The game has an "Official Matchmaking" option. This selects a nearby server, owned by Steam, where you can play against other players from around the world. It can be fun, as you get an endless supply of enemy skill levels and play styles. However, you have no control over who joins the server, what the rules and settings there are.