Did you install Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and the game is featuring your native language? Being forced to play CS GO in a different language can be super annoying because you basically need to re-learn all the weapons combo you knew from the previous iterations of the game. Fortunately, you can change the language in CS GO in a couple of easy steps. Follow the guide below.
To change the language in CS GO, you need to access Steam Game Library – Right Click on CS GO – Open Properties – click on the Languages Tab – Select the Desired Language and click OK. Changing the language in CS GO doesn’t take longer than one minute and users can pick from 24 languages.
There are multiple ways to change the language in CS GO and if you want to check them all out, you should keep reading because we will present a detailed step-by-step guide. Make sure to stick around for the end to find out all the languages available in CS GO.
How to Change Language in CS:GO
#1 The Standard Method
CS GO is one of the world’s most popular games and in fact, it’s the title that managed to make Steam such a great game library. Whether you love playing CS GO for fun or competition, having the game set to your native language is essential. This will make it much easier to buy the right weapons, learn the best callouts, and improve your overall gameplay experience. Here are the steps you need to follow in order to change the language in Counter Strike: Global Offensive:
- Access your Steam Game Library;
- Right-click on CS GO;
- Select Properties from the drop-down list;
- Select the Languages option;
- Pick the language that you want and click
#2 Use the Registry Editor
If you tried the standard method to change the language in CS GO and it didn’t work, you should consider using the registry editor to manually change the default language. While this might sound complicated, we assure you that this isn’t the case. Follow the steps below and you can use the registry editor to change the game’s language:
- Open the Registry Editor;
- Use this path to access steam: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Valve\Steam;
- Launch the Languages tab by double-clicking on it;
- Remove the current language and replace it with the desired option.
Sidenote: when using the registry editor to modify game files, you should always use lowercase when typing. For example, you should type “english” instead of “English” as the desired language.
#3 Change the rev.ini File
In case you are still struggling to change the language of CS GO, you should be pleased to know that there is a third method that is guaranteed to work. Editing the rev.ini file is the best way to make sure the game is running in the language that you want. Here is how you can do this:
- Open the CS GO folder;
- Select the ini file (use CTRL + F to find it);
- Open the file in Notepad (or any other text editor);
- Edit the language to your desired option;
- Save the file.
Sidenote: the option that you need to change will look like this: “language = english”. You just need to change “english” to your native language.
CS GO Available Languages
Since CS GO is one of the most popular games in the world, it should come as no surprise to find out that it is available in 24 languages. Here is the full list:
- Spanish Swedish;
- Simplified Chinese;
Changin the CS GO language from Russian to English (or any other language) is super simple if you follow the guides we presented today. Let us know in the comments section if you have any unanswered questions.