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Valve's massive update to the interface for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive [Steam] is now officially live for everyone, no longer needing a launch option to be set. This came with a big set of bug fixes, so hopefully it's more stable for those of you who had issues.

If you have issues with the new interface, you can add "-scaleform" as a launch option to see the original. However, this will only be available for a limited time. Not honestly sure why you would want to use the old one, unless there's open bugs Valve haven't yet solved as it's a huge improvement.

In addition, the latest update also brings in some gameplay updates. When planting C4 at bomb site B, it will now emit a different sound, molotovs and incendiary grenades will now consistently deal impact damage so that it matches other types of grenades and there's also a new Horizon Case, featuring 17 new community weapon finishes and 4 brand new knives.

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KayKay91 3 August 2018 at 10:05 am UTC
Really wish TF2 got the same treatment as CS:GO
theghost 3 August 2018 at 12:32 pm UTC
KayKay91Really wish TF2 got the same treatment as CS:GO

Don't forget, Valve is just a small indie company with at most two developers.
kibbles 3 August 2018 at 6:15 pm UTC
Tried the panorama changes on linux about two weeks ago and found quite a few glaring bugs in it. The main one being if you change video quality settings it will freeze the screen until you alt-tab out and back in (got flashed the split second before I applied the change, made it quite obvious). Will have to give the release version a spin to see if valve caught it.

To give credit where credit is due panorama runs quite nice on linux.
Naib 4 August 2018 at 11:09 am UTC
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I have been using the panoramic UI since it went into beta. it is a really nice overhaul.
Wasn't CS:GO meant to goto Vulkan and source2 like DOTA2 did?
TurtleShark 6 August 2018 at 12:35 pm UTC
This also comes with fixes for the UI elements at 21:9 aspect ratios!!!! Amazing.

(Before when entering a game the old UI would be out of it would be hard to click "continue." and other annoying bugs like that).
NeoTrantor 10 August 2018 at 7:29 am UTC
In case it crashes on startup: I had to stop xboxdrv to get it working. Maybe this helps you.
PlayItOnLinux 2 September 2018 at 3:28 pm UTC
Hello, I have fps problems with the new ui while playing
i'm using 4.9.124-3-MANJARO, anyone knows how to disable panorama ui or fix the problem ?
thank you
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