Started as just a mod by a group of modders, Counter Strike has become a widely phenomenon first-person shooter gaming and sets the bar for these type of games since then.
Unfortunately, due to the extravagant popularity of the game, it has been a target of rampant piracy online. Downloading the title has never been easier for the popular Half-Life mod.
Just by searching it online, gamers will be able to play the classic shooter on their computer. The most widely known version of the Half-Life mod based game is the Counter Strike 1.6 where ironically has becoming the top search terms in the internet.
For those who are interested to get Counter Strike through legit channel, Steam would be the best choice online and the platform itself has been developed by Valve Corporation which is responsible for the official release of the game.
Players will be able to download a single original version of Counter Strike for just $9.99 or purchasing the complete bundle of the highly coveted franchise for 20 dollars.
As of August 2011, the Counter-Strike series has sold over 25 million copies where it will be welcoming a new addition called Global Offensive available on PC, PS3 and Xbox 360.