Playing Counter-Strike 1.6 from Your Browser is now Possible

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Out of no where, a mod version of Counter-Strike 1.6 is now out in the wild and anyone with a modern web browser (Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge) can play the game without installing anything from your computer. More interestingly, its free-to-play and you can start the game without creating any account.

If you’re curious and want to try this game, check it at

Unlike the original game client, you need to download and install the 700 mb file size into your computer before you can play. While the online mod version is super lightweight, download its game assets that take about 3 to 5 minutes and that’s it, you’re in.

All of the original maps like de_dust, cs_assault and de_dust 2 are included in the game. There are also multiple servers that you join for different maps and modes. As we tried the game, we experienced some high ping and noticeable lags, but overall playable.

Although the GUI is different from the original, all of the game controls are still using the same key binding; like “B” for the Buy menu and “,.” for purchasing ammunition. It’s literally the Counter Strike 1.6 that are just ported into web version.

However, this game is not authorized by Valve and can be taken down at any time. Make sure you to try it out before it’s gone.

What’s your best nostalgic moments playing the classic Counter-Strike 1.6? Let us know in the comment section.

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