Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS: GO) is a first-person shooter video game developed and published by Valve Corporation. And we all know how revolutionary the game is. It has changed the gaming genre and given the world the taste of FPS games.
Counter Strike Global Offensive was released on August 21, 2012, for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360. It didn’t take the game to take over the world. Thanks to its graphics and its gameplay, which has made the game is popular among the gaming community.
However, with all the success comes criticism which has also led to some controversies regarding the game’s controversial use of terrorism as an in-game side or team. There are a variety of weapons in the game. Which one is your favorite weapon do tell us in the comment section below?
Well if you’re a beginner then you’ll enjoy the default skins offered by the game. However, along the way, you’ll get free skins by opening crates. But as you progress, you’ll feel like something is missing, Yes, you guessed it right, why not add some colors to your weapons? And the free skins are not so appealing.
So that’s when you’ll make an approach toward paid and iconic skins. If you have money then you can add some iconic skins to your weapons that’ll definitely make the opponents burn, and even your friends.
Weapon skins are items that can be applied to a weapon in CSGO. They come in a variety of different styles and colors and can be bought from the Steam market or earned by winning matches in competitive modes like Casual and Competitive Matchmaking.
All weapon skins can be traded on the Steam Community Market, which allows you to buy and sell items with other players
All weapon skins come with their own set of attributes that give you an advantage in the game. Some of them come with extra damage or accuracy bonuses while others contain special visual effects and looks that allow you to stand out from the crowd and make your opponents take notice.
They also give players the opportunity to show their love for their favorite game franchises with their choice of in-game weapon skins.
When it comes to trading skins, you’ve no idea how expensive the skins can be. The following list is going to shock you. And the most shocking part is that gamers all across the globe fight for these super expensive skins. Get ready to witness some crazy weapon skins.
As of 2022,
AK-47 Fire Serpent
The iconic AK-47, all the Counter strike fans love this gun. Available for gamers who take the terrorist side. It was included in the September 19, 2013, Operation Bravo update. The CS: GO weapon skin AK-47 Fire Serpent is part of the Bravo Collection and can be obtained from the Operation Bravo case. One of the historic skins for the CS: GO fans. The price of the skin lies between $4000-$45000. Shocked? Wait there is more coming and the last one is gonna blow your mind.
Souvenir M4A1-S Welcome to the Jungle
One of the favorite guns for the counter-terrorist side. The skin was published as part of the Operation Broken Fang update on December 3, 2020. The M4A1-S Welcome to the Jungle skin is part of the Ancient Collection and is only available as part of the Antwerp 2022 Ancient Souvenir Package and the Stockholm 2021 Ancient Souvenir Package. The price of the skin lies between $4500-$5000.
Butterfly Knife Lore
One of the highly anticipated knives is the butterfly knife in CS: GO. The way it moves around the player’s hand is so satisfactory and people pay a lot to get a skin of the butterfly knife. The Butterfly Knife Lore skin was introduced as part of the Dreams & Nightmares collection on September 21, 2021, making it one of the newest ones on the list. It has a lovely golden blade with a twisted chain-like pattern. It gives you a historic look. The base is army green in color, with yellow highlights. The price of the skin lies between $6000-$6500.
AK-47 Wild Lotus
Yet another Ak-47 on the list. Well, its popularity is just insane. The Wild Lotus AK-47 has a green base with a flowery and flowering design on it. The base of the cannon is decorated in an orange lotus pattern. Overall, it has a rather distinct and prominent style and was produced as part of the St. Marc Collection in 2019. The price of the skin lies between $7000-$7500 but sometimes if the demand increases it can go up to $10,000.
Talon Knife Crimson Web
Now we are entering 5 digits. Yet another iconic knife makes its way to our list. The Talon Knife Crimson Web skin was released as part of the A New Horizon update on August 1, 2018. It may be gotten by opening either a Danger Zone or a Horizon case. This skin is reported to be owned by Karrigan and DeadFox, two professional gamers. The price lies between $11,000-$11,500.
Another iconic gun that the counter-terrorist team will recognize. We think the M4A4 Howl is one of the most attractive skins on our list. It has a custom-painted picture of a snarling wolf all over it with a red and black finish. It was published in 2014 as part of the Huntsman Collection. The skin is extraordinary, no doubt but so is the price. The price lies between $12,000-$12,500.
Butterfly Knife Crimson Web
The knife belongs to the same family as the M4A4 Howl. The Operation Breakout Butterfly Knife Crimson Web was added to CS: GO on July 1, 2014. The skin does not belong to any collection and can only be obtained by opening an Operation Breakout Weapon case. The price lies around $40,000. Yes, you read it right. Its price can go this high. And now the upcoming skins will be more insane than this.
AK-47 Case Hardened (661 Pattern)
Another AK-47 is on our list. This skin is popularly recognized as the Scar pattern skin. The top of the gun in this design is completely transparent and brilliant blue in color. It also has a golden “scar” at the rear sight, so the moniker “scar pattern.” It is the greatest pattern for an AK-47 Case Hardened skin. The Arms Deal Collection includes the AK-47 Case Hardened, which can be found in the CS: GO Weapon Case. But you’ve to be super lucky. It’s like winning a lottery. The price of the skin lies around $150,000. We’ve entered the 6-digit mark. Guess what’s coming next.
Souvenir AWP Dragon Lore
This one is dedicated to all the sniper lovers out there. The Souvenir Dragon Lore skin is from the Cobblestone Collection, which was released in 2014. A Souvenir AWP Dragon Lore skin can only be obtained during the Major tournament and has a 0.0004% drop rate. Which makes it one of the rarest skins in the CS: GO collection. Rare means money, the price of the skin lies around a whopping $231,000.
Last but not the least, the most expensive skin on the list is:
Karambit Case Hardened Blue Gem
If you guessed a gun, then we are afraid you were wrong. This extremely rare knife has a wear rating of 0.0480 and a pattern template of 387. This particular knife is known as the “Blue Gem” because it is completely blue on one side. Only some crazy millionaires can own this skin because the price of the skin lies around $1.4 million. Yes, you read it right, if we add the price of the previous 9 skins, it is still less than this skin.
You can trade weapon skins and more in the Steam community market depending on the rarity of the item and the demand from other buyers. However, the above prices can change according to the demand and new skins will be added in the future as well. To know more about games and tips and tricks, make sure to check out our other articles.
Do tell us which skins fascinated you the most and will you buy any of them? Share your thoughts in the comment section below.