CS: GO is a tactical first-person shooter video game that Valve and Hidden Path Entertainment developed. Released in 2012, CS: GO is the fourth entry in the Counter-Strike series and has become one of the most popular esports games. Players choose from two sides—Terrorists or Counter-Terrorists—as they battle on various maps. The Counter-Strike competitive scene is always evolving as teams and players strive to be the best in the world. Here are 5 of the top CS: GO teams that look poised to do well in 2022.
Best CS: GO teams of 2022!
- Astralis – Denmark (Astralis)
Astralis began as a Counter-Strike 1.6 team in 2016 but has grown significantly since then. The Danish squad has become the most dominant team in CS: GO history, winning several major tournaments and setting records along the way. They’ve been at the top of the competitive ladder for many years now, so it’s safe to say they’ll be a force to be reckoned with in 2022.
- G2 Esports – Europe (G2)
G2 is the biggest esports organization in the world and has been since its founding in 2014. The team has achieved massive success at events like ESL Pro League, DreamHack Masters, and IEM Katowice, and their roster of star players makes them a formidable opponent in all tournaments. G2 looks to be one of the frontrunners for CS: GO supremacy in 2022.
- Team Liquid – North America (TL)
Team Liquid has been around since 2000 as an esports organization and since then, they’ve earned quite a reputation. Their CS: GO division has become the most successful team in North America, winning several international tournaments and major events. Moreover, with some of the best players in the scene on their team, Team Liquid is sure to be among the top contenders for next year’s championships.
- FaZe Clan – Europe (FaZe)
Founded in 2010, FaZe Clan is one of the oldest esports organizations in the world. The team has a reputation for bringing out the best player from all over the world and their CS: GO roster certainly lives up to that. Known for their entertaining style of play and impressive results, FaZe looks like they could be one of the strongest teams in 2022.
- Ninjas in Pyjamas – Sweden (NiP)
Sometimes referred to as “the godfathers of Counter-Strike”, NiP is a legendary esports organization with roots dating back to 2000. The NiP CS: GO team has won several international tournaments in the past few years and with some of the best players from Sweden on board, they’ll be a force to be reckoned with next year.
These 5 teams look like they’ll be at the top of the CS: GO competitive scene in 2022. With such impressive rosters and trophy-winning track records, we can expect some exciting tournaments and games over the next year. Good luck to all teams competing in 2022!