CS:GO sets new peak player record in December 2019
According to Steam Charts portal, in December the average number of players in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive was 456.7 thousand people. This figure was a record for the whole time of the game, beating the result of November 2019, when an average of 426 thousand players played in a competition shooter for a month.
Peak players throughout 2019:
The official release of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive took place on August 21, 2012. On the 7th of December, 2018 the game was made free and added a new competitive mode called "Forbidden Zone". On November 19, 2019 "Operation Shattered Web" was released.