Showmatch before ESL Pro League S17 grand final to play out in Counter-Strike 2

ESL Pro League Season 17 organizers have announced a Counter-Strike 2 showmatch with professional players, which will play out before the league grand final, tomorrow, March 26.

As of now, the lineups for the upcoming event, which will be the first ever LAN match in CS2, are unknown. The confrontation will take place in the standard 5v5 format.

The showmatch will start at 15:25 MSK. It will be broadcasted on the official ESL Pro League Season 17 channels.

On March 22, Valve announced the release of Counter-Strike 2. The Limited Test is currently underway, with selected esports athletes and casual players having access to it, while the release is scheduled for the summer 2023.