Jordan “n0thing” Gilbert Joins the Challenger Team

The Counter-Strike Gaming Legend-Turned-Star-Streamer Joins the Challenger Team as a Strategic Advisor to Advance the Platform and Promote the Brand Team Challenger is pleased to announce that former professional Counter-Strike competitor and now successful streamer, , has joined the Challenger team as an official advisor and brand ambassador. Leveraging the 10+ years he spent playing at the pro level and developing a … Read More

CS:GO in August – It’s been a ride.

It all started on August 2nd A patch that included a series of interesting changes. The Ember map saw updates to the Cannons where they received a few buffs: additional firing speeds, upward aiming, and additional smaller effects. The biggest update with this patch was the recalibration of the matchmaking algorithm and a ranking reset. This fix was to finally … Read More

Did you know that Challenger hosts 3 dedicated servers?

Playing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) requires a high-performing, robust, feature-rich server to host games like a pro without lag and downtimes. According to Statista, CS:GO had 1.01 million peak concurrent gamers on Steam in April 2022, so performance for one of the best video games of all time is critical, especially when you are competing for cash on Challenger. Challenger’s … Read More