Game company Valve announced today that its well-known first-person shooter game sequel Counter Strike: Global Offensive will be released in early 2012 on Steam for both mac and PC, Xbox Live Arcade, and PlayStation Network in North America. The sequel features new game modes, weapons, maps, and characters to the franchise. This will mark the series’ first appearance on XBLA and the PSN.
The game will also contain classic content, such as old maps, and brand new maps, characters and game modes. Also, it will support matchmaking and leaderboards. Additionally, gamers will be able to be able to fight on updated versions of original Counter-Strike maps including de_dust and others.