When last we checked, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (or PUBG) had pulled ahead of Counter Strike: Global Offensive in terms of concurrent players through Steam. Considering both titles are only playable through Valve's content delivery network, it's safe to say which is the current king - at least outside places like South Korea and China, at least.
The main reason for this likely just what you'd expect - a good portion of those playing PUBG have come directly from pumping many hours into CS:GO. But what if the Battle Royale gameplay style was to come over to Valve's competitive shooter? There's a mod for that.
Months in the making, there's finally a reason for Counter Strike players to stick around while scratching that curiosity itch. Though it's hard to say whether PUBG will eventually even out like most other games of its type, there's every chance a good portion of those CS:GO players have found a new home. For those who'd prefer to keep thousands of hours of experience within the same game, while enjoying something new, 'Go 4 The Kill' is here to offer up the PUBG lifestyle to those who'd rather stick to Valve's own code.
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One clear difference between CS:GO And PUBG, however, would be the size of the maps. Focusing on quick-fire skirmishes across multiple rounds, the Counter Strike experience has stayed the same for decades - meaning there's no 4x4km or 8x8km open-worlds for you to explore and camp in. Go 4 The Kill does include a map specifically tailored for the experience, though. It may not be anywhere near as big, but it's wider than most maps, contains many more hiding points and you can even play a round of foot(hand)ball before each round.
It may not encapsulate everything that's made PUBG the success that is it, but Go 4 The Kill blends the best of both worlds into the game that was here first. Rather than shell out £25+ for a new game, you can try the loot n' survive mode in one you likely already own and go from there. Want the full experience? It's in PUBG. Want to save the cash? CS:GO modders have your back.