Valve has just announced a brand new Counter Strike game titles Global Offensive. The game is set to release on PC and MAc on Steam and PSN and Xbox Live. No word whether or not the PSN version will have steam cross-play connectivity. The game is targeted for an early 2012 release.

Hit the jump for the full details on the game.

From the Steam Powered store Description:

CS: GO features new maps, characters, and weapons and delivers updated versions of the classic CS content (de_dust, etc.). In addition, CS: GO will introduce new gameplay modes, matchmaking, leader boards, and more.

“Counter-Strike took the gaming industry by surprise when the unlikely MOD became the most played online PC action game in the world almost immediately after its release in August 1999,” said Doug Lombardi at Valve. “For the past 12 years, it has continued to be one of the most-played games in the world, headline competitive gaming tournaments and selling over 25 million units worldwide across the franchise. CS: GO promises to expand on CS’ award-winning gameplay and deliver it to gamers on the PC as well as the next gen consoles and the Mac.”

CS: GO is being developed by Valve in cooperation with Seattle-based Hidden Path Entertainment. The title is targeted for release in early 2012 and will be playable at this year’s PAX Prime and London Games Festival.

Source: http://store.steampowered.com/app/1800/

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