Counter Strike 2 on Console: Is CS2 on PS5 or Xbox? Answered

Wondering if Counter Strike 2 is coming to PS5 and Xbox Series X|S consoles? Here's the answer.

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Counter Strike 2 on console would be a fantastic development for fans of competitive shooters. Considering the options, a PS5 or Xbox Series X|S platform release would make the most sense for Valve’s tactical FPS, especially considering that CS2 is an update to CS:GO, featuring updated visuals and effects, as well as new mechanics, in the Source 2 engine. Here, we answer if Counter Strike 2 is on console, including if it’s on PS5 and Xbox.

Counter Strike 2 on Console: Is CS2 on PS5 or Xbox? Answered

While trading a mouse and keyboard in for a controller would make any Counter Strike die-hard gnash their teeth and shake their fists, CS2 could do well on PS5 and Xbox Series X|S, competing with the likes of Call of Duty and (hehe) Battlefield

Is Counter Strike 2 on PS5? 

So, will Counter Strike 2 release on PS5? At launch, there are currently no plans to release Counter Strike 2 on PlayStation 5 — or any PlayStation platform.

Is Counter Strike on Xbox Series X|S?

Unfortunately, the same can be said for Xbox platforms when it comes to CS2. There are currently no plans for Counter Strike 2 on Xbox Series X|S or Xbox One. 

Related: Can You Play Counter Strike 2 on Mac? 

Though CS2 is the first new release in the Counter Strike franchise in 10 years, the highly-influential and popular CS: GO was never released on PS4 or Xbox One consoles, only making an appearance on PS3 and Xbox 360 way back in 2012. 

Hopefully, that answers you questions about Counter Strike 2 on console, and whether it will be on PS5 or Xbox platforms. As of now, CS2 is only on PC through Steam.

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Jonathan Moore is the Editor-in-Chief of GameSkinny and has been writing about games since 2010. With over 1,200 published articles, he's written about almost every genre, from city builders and ARPGs to third-person shooters and sports titles. While patiently awaiting anything Dino Crisis, he consumes all things Star Wars. He has a BFA in Creative Writing and an MFA in Creative Writing focused on games writing and narrative design. He's previously been a newspaper copy editor, ad writer, and book editor. In his spare time, he enjoys playing music, watching football, and walking his three dogs. He lives on Earth and believes in aliens, thanks to Fox Mulder.