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Valve has released a new update for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. The latest update will bring several changes to the latest map to enter the competitive pool, Vertigo. Also included was a change of maps as Abbey and Biome were removed and replaced by CS:GO Ruby and Workout.

The development team has been getting tons of feedback regarding the map that was thrown into the mix last month and have begun to incorporate some of it into the game.

The bombsites were targeted pretty heavily with them being brought down in size as well as flattened. Also adjusted was the terrorist spawn zone and several visibility issues were addressed.

You can read the full patch notes below.

Release Notes for 4/25/2019

2019.04.25 – 

[ MAPS ]
– Workout is now available in Competitive Mode and as part of the Hostage Group.
– Ruby is now available as part of the Defusal Group Sigma.
– Abbey and Biome which are no longer available in official matchmaking.
– Updated radars for Assault, Cobblestone, Italy, Militia, Office, Vertigo.

– Added nav blocker entities for Wingman

– Added nav blockers for Wingman mode
– Fixed a bug where fountain particle effects would sometimes not play
– Brightened up gate-area at top of banana

– Added nav blocker entities for Wingman
– Fixed C4 stuck spot inside connector
– Balloons no longer block grenades or player movement

– Added nav blocker entities for Wingman
– Changed ground material to a brighter version
– Updated train car models with improved collision model
– Added white background near T entrance to A main

– Added nav blockers for Wingman mode
– Removed spot where player could avoid death-trigger in elevator shaft
– Fixed molotovs breaking on top of pipes near scaffolding on A ramp
– Fixed some poor visibility spots
– Added ibeam with construction markings for possible grenade lineups
– Simplified grenade collisions on walls and bombsite crates
– Decreased size of bombsite zones on both sites
– Flattened bombsite zones
– Lowered volume of some environment sounds
– Reworked T spawn
– Removed center cover in elevator room by A site
– Removed pallets in elevator room near mid
– Lengthened hallway-exit from elevator room by A site
– Made T entrance to mid slightly tighter
– Tweaked shape of sandbags in mid
– Made catwalk near B stairs one section longer
– Removed ibeam closest to B stairs
– Updated elevator model
– Blocked view from CT spawn towards bombsite B catwalk

[ BOTS ]
– Enabled nav blocker entities for bots to path correctly when playing Wingman.
– Fixed bots from sometimes falling down from ladders and improved bots ladder movement in general.
– Fixed bots having trouble planting bombs at A site on Overpass.
– Bots now choose more areas available for bomb plants.

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