We’re coming towards the end of the year and still no operation in time. With Operation Hydra ending on November 2017, many people are wondering when is the next CS:GO Operation in 2018?
It’s been 301 days since Operation Hydra ended, almost as much as the longest break of 312 days. We may see the next CS:GO operation as soon as the next month based on past timings.
Many fans think it’ll come soon after the major and there have even been some interesting CS:GO operation ideas.
Here is a timeline of all past operations in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.
CS:GO Operation Payback – April 26, 2013 to August 31, 2013
Maps: Downtown, Favela, Library, Motel, Museum, Thunder, Seaside
The first CS:GO operation was originally meant to end on July 31st. However, thanks to its success, it lasted a full 128 days! The operation cost $5.99 to access 7 new maps, including fan favorites such as Seaside, Favela, and Downtown.
CS:GO Operation Bravo – September 19th, 2013 to February 5th, 2014
Maps: Agency, Ali, Cache, Chinatown, Cobblestone, Gwalior, Overpass, Ruins, Seaside, Siege
Bravo came 19 days after Payback ended. It was meant to last for 4 months, but once again got extended thanks to its popularity. Ten new maps were introduced, including Cache and Overpass. Bravo was also the first operation to include weapon collections.
CS:GO Operation Phoenix – February 20th, 2014 to June 11th, 2014
Maps: Agency, Ali, Cache, Downtown, Favela, Motel, Thunder, Seaside
Phoenix was launched 15 days after Bravo and lasted 111 days. The Operation Phoenix Pass cost users just $2.99 and featured 8 returning maps and a new weapons case.
CS:GO Operation Breakout – July 1, 2014 to October 2, 2014
Maps: Black Gold, Castle, Insertion, Mist, Overgrown, Rush
Breakout broke out a few weeks after Phoenix and lasted 93 days. The passes cost $5.99 USD and featured 6 new maps along and a range of new CS:GO skins.
CS:GO Operation Vanguard – November 11, 2014 to March 31, 2015
Maps: Backalley, Bazaar, Facade, Marquis, Season, Train, Workout
Vanguard came just over a month after Breakout and lasted 140 days. In addition to new maps and skins, it was the first to introduce operation missions.
CS:GO Operation Bloodhound – May 26, 2015 to October 1, 2015
Maps: Agency, Log, Rails, Resort, Season, Zoo
Bloodhound was launched around eight weeks after Vanguard ended and lasted 128 days. It featured a range of new and popular returning maps and many new skins. Two mission campaigns were also included.
CS:GO Operation Wildfire – February 17, 2016 to July 15, 2016
Maps: Coast, Cruise, Empire, Mikla, Royal, Santorini, Tulip
Wildfire marked the start of long breaks in between operations. It came 139 days later but lasted longer than other operations at 149 days. The new version of Nuke was also launched, along with new operation maps and skins.
CS:GO Operation Hydra – May 23, 2017 to November 13, 2017
Maps: Agency, Austria, Black Gold, Insertion, Lite, Shipped, Thrill
Operation Hydra lasted a record 174 days but there was a 312-day wait before its release. It cost $5.99 USD and featured a story-mode campaign and new game modes War Games, Wingman, and Weapons Expert.