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2020-07-23 Patch

[e][h]July 23, 2020 Patch
Patch Information
Release Date:
  • Trusted Mode becomes the default launch
  • Changes to Map Groupings
  • Gameplay Changes
  • Misc Changes

Release Notes[edit]

Trusted Mode[edit]

  • Trusted Mode is now the default launch mode for CS:GO.
    • Previous Trusted Mode launch options have been deprecated.
    • Instead, a new compatibility launch option “-allow_third_party_software” is provided to allow third party software to access the CS:GO game process.
  • For more information about Trusted Mode please refer to the following Knowledge Base article:


  • Added Mutiny and Swamp to official matchmaking in Casual, Deathmatch, and Scrimmage game modes.
  • Chlorine and Jungle have been removed from official matchmaking.


  • Grenades now convey the correct amount of damage to teammates if thrown by another teammate who switched teams or disconnected.
  • Decoy grenade explosions no longer damage teammates by default. (controlled via convar ff_damage_decoy_explosion)


  • Fixed bsp-embedded models caching rules to allow for reloading the correct model when transitioning to a different map.
  • Capped view model backfaces on Desert Eagle.
  • Fixed workshop workbench texture regeneration on low shader quality GPU configurations.
  • Minor adjustments to Danger Zone delivery drone behavior for Steam Workshop Danger Zone maps.

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