Counter Strike 1.6 Free Download Pc

Counter Strike 1.6 Free Download Pc
Counter Strike 1.6 Free Download Pc, AKA Half Life: counter strike Or simply Counter Strike is a first person shooter game. The game features military style combats between the Counter-Terrorist team and the Terrorist Team. Initially the game was released as a modified version of the Half Life in 1999. Later, in 2000, Valve released the game under the title Counter Strike for Microsoft Windows. Apart from Windows the game was also released for Mac OS X, Linux and Xbox.

The core gameplay offers players to choose between two combat team, the CounterTerrorist team and The terrorist team. Each team can defeat the opposing team by either completing all the given tasks on a map, or by slaying down every member of the opposing team. Players can customize their character as well as their armament. The shear thrill of what its’ like to be in a battle field, managing and stategizing each and every move is the reason for the global success of Counter Strike.

Counter Strike 1.6 Free Download Pc

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Game Review 

Upon release, Counter Strike accumulated much deserved praises from critics and global Entertainment. community. GameSpot, one of the leading video games reviewer, inducted Counter Strike to the list of “The greatest games of all time“. The game within three years of it’s release sold over 1.5 million copies generating $40 million in revenues.

Valve after tasting the success of the game went on to make further game, which were inducted in as Counter Strike Series. The series so far has released, Counter Strike original or 1.6, Counter Strike: Condition Zero(2004), Counter Strike: Source(2004),  Counter-Strike Neo(2005), Counter-Strike Online(2008), Counter-Strike: Global Offensive(2012), Counter-Strike: Malvinas(2013), Tactical Intervention(2013), Counter-Strike Online 2(2013), Counter-Strike Nexon: Studio(2014).  Few of the above are under the production and publication of Valve Corporation, while the other version are either the remakes of the original or under the production of other gaming companies.

Banned In Brazil 

On Jan 17 2008, one of the Brazilian Federal court put a halt on further selling of counter strike and EverQuest, citing the orders of  Carlos Alberto Simões de Tomaz, a federal court judge. According to Justice Carlos, the games “bring imminent stimulus to the subversion of the social order, attempting against the democratic state and the law and against public security.”

The decision was revised by a local regional federal court in 2009 and the embargo was lifted.

Counter Strike 1.6 Free Download Pc

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Counter Strike 1.6 Free Download Pc, Gameplay 

Counter strike is a first person shooter video game. The core gameplay offers three option to the player. Player can either choose to play the game as terrorist group or counter terrorist team, the third option is, player can watch the game as spectators. Each round of play starts with both the teams spawning simultaneously. Each team has to complete a set of combat based objectives. They will have to eliminate all the opposing team members. All players on both teams have only one life in that ongoing round. At the
start of the game players will have a pistol and an knife as the primary weapons.

The gameplay offers the players to choose one of the eight character models, four for each team. Before the start of play there is a time called ” Freeze Time”. During this, player can buy and prepare their weapons and equipment. Player can equip themselves with more weapons by visiting the shopping areas called the neutral by zone in some maps. Once a round has ended players will have to return these weapons. Player who are killed in the round, will have to start the next round with the same primary weapons.

Spectators Mode

The players who are killed during a round becomes the spectators for the ongoing round. As a spectator a player cannot change his/her name. They will also not be able to participate in the text chat of the live players and can only receive voice message from the live players but cannot sent a voice note to these live players. Spectators will be able to watch the whole round from multiple view points. Although some servers of the game has blocked multiple view points to avoid “Ghosting“. Ghosting the method of watching the game from different view points and passing intel to your teammates about your enemies location in the ongoing round through other sources of communication.

Defuse The Bomb
This is a very simple objective in which the terrorist team has to plant a bomb in one of the marked spots. To ensure a win, terrorist team must stop the counter terrorists team from defusing the bomb. If they are successful in defending the bomb they win, other wise if the counter terrorists team defuses the bomb, they will win.

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Rescue Missions

In this mode of the game the Counter-terrorist(CT) team has to rescue hostages being held by the Terrorist Team.  If they successfully pull it off CT will win. On the flip side, Terrorist group will emerge victorious if they hold off the rescue mission until the end of Mission’s time.


During the course of this mode, one CT team member will act as a VIP. The CT team will have to escort him to pre marked location on the map. In order for the Terrorist Team to win, they have to either kill the VIP or Prevent the escort before the time runs out.

Valve Anti Cheat

Since the release of counter strike many player and users from around the world were using cheats and hacks programs during the online play of the game. To prevent the use of such techniques, Valve has put in place an Anti Cheat system called the Valve Anti Cheat(VAC). This system permanently disable those accounts who have been involved in Hacking or Usage of Cheat Codes.

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How to Download and install Counter Strike 1.6 on PC?

Follow the following steps to download and install Counter Strike 1.6 on pc.

  1. Open Your  Browser & go to
  2. home page will appear.
  3. Search for “Counter Strike 1.6 ” in the search box..
  4. The game will appear, click on the Cover image of the game.
  5. Go through the game article, if you want to gain some pre knowledge about the game.
  6. At the end of of the article, there will be a “Download Link”. Just click on the link.
  7. Your download will start automatically, wait a while, and then install the game and enjoy.

System Requirements for Counter Strike 1.6 Free Download Pc

Minimum Requirements 

  • CPU: Pentium 4 processor (3.0 GHz, or better)
  • CPU SPEED: 1.7 GHz
  • RAM: 512 MB
  • OS: Windows 7 (32/64-bit)/Vista/XP
  • VIDEO CARD: DirectX 8.1 level Graphics Card

Recommended Requirements

  • CPU: Pentium 4 processor (3.0 GHz, or better)
  • CPU SPEED: 3.0 GHz
  • RAM: 1 GB
  • OS: Windows 7 (32/64-bit)/Vista/XP
  • VIDEO CARD: DirectX 9 level Graphics Card

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