Best Commands in CS:GO
This article will list many useful commands in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, including console commands and customization commands.
Valve Corporation has done a good job when it comes to commands in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, as the game offers an abundance of commands that players can make use of to customize their game to the way they see fit. This gives players lots of freedom with adjusting their game settings to boost performance, set up custom lobbies, change crosshairs, HUDs, radars, and more. Doing this can make players play better or enjoy the game more. In this article, we will be going through the best commands list that can make your CS:GO experience much better.
What can I do in the Console?
The console in CS:GO allows an abundance of customization commands to be applied, which can change almost everything, from crosshairs, radars, HUDs, keybinds, custom games and more! Players can follow the commands listed below and customize their game settings to exactly how they would like it to look like. Let’s first find out how to enable it first.
How to enable Console commands
The way to enable CS:GO console commands is to first enable the console itself. There are two ways to enable the console.
The first way is to add “-console” to the launch options which we have covered earlier.
The second method is to:
- Launch CS:GO, then go to Settings
- Head over to Game
- Look for Enable Developer Console and change it to Yes
The keybind to open the console is “~”, which is the key above Tab and below Esc. You will have to type the command on the console and press enter to start the command.
Best General Console Commands
Now that we have gotten the console to work, let’s start learning what the best CS:GO console commands are with the list below. Again, everyone will have different preferences, so each command will have an explanation of what it does and you can select the most useful console commands for you.
Best Commands for Performance and Ping
With the frequent updates that Valve releases for CS:GO, the game becomes more and more demanding performance-wise, so it is normal that players will experience a drop in FPS. These commands below will aim to help you increase your performance in CS:GO.
Best Custom Game Commands
These commands will be very useful in custom games, such as practicing smokes and flashes, playing a private lobby with friends, 1v1 practice, etc. Note that almost all of these commands will require sv_cheats to be turned on!
Best Console Commands for Crosshairs
Crosshairs can be customized through the console as well! It is recommended to type out these commands while in-game, so the changes can be seen immediately. For the following, the numbers should be changed to fit personal preferences. These commands do not require sv cheats to be on.
Best Console Commands for Radar
The radar on the top left can also be customized with CS:GO console commands. Let’s go over the best commands that can optimize your radar to the way you see fit. These commands do not require sv cheats to be on.
Best Console Commands for HUD
The Heads Up Display (HUD) can also be changed through console commands. The HUD is where you can see your health bar, armor, ammo, etc. Let’s see what CS:GO has in store for us when it comes to customizing the HUD. These commands do not require sv cheats to be on.
That’s it for the list of best CS:GO commands that you can apply to your game. Some of these may give you an advantage, and others will help your game perform better. Once again, keep in mind that all the numbers provided in this article are examples and preferences and won’t fit everyone’s liking. Some of these commands will look weird at first and will take time to get used to, so be sure to keep grinding!