A list of banned Pixel Boosts and Bugs for the upcoming IEM Sydney 2023.
IEM Sydney is the first Tier 1 tournament to feature CS2. With the new game released just a few weeks prior, there’s a lot of apprehension about the game’s esports-readiness ahead of IEM Sydney 2023. To ensure fair play, ESL has made known its stance on certain pixel boosts and bugs in Counter-Strike 2 for IEM Sydney 2023.
ESL prepares a list of banned CS2 Pixel boosts
They also revealed that CS2 is a work in progress and as such “Bugs and issues are to be expected”. The document will receive regular updates and it will be open for all players and teams to refer to.
IEM Sydney is the first Tier 1 ESL event that features Counter-Strike 2. The tournament, taking place down under in Sydney, will feature sixteen teams including the Local Hero invite for Grayhound Gaming. The tournament has a $250,000 prize pool and takes place over a week from October 16 to 22, 2023.