How to Activate Developer Console in CS:GO

If you want to use any console commands in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, you will first need to activate or enable the developer console.

The developer console is a window where you can type in various commands and see various information about the game. It is meant for developers, but can also be very useful for casual players as a way to customize the game.

In this guide, we will explain how you can enable the developer console in CS:GO.

How to enable console

It is super easy to activate the in-game console, just follow these steps:

  1. Launch CS:GO
  2. Open the settings
  3. Go to game settings
  4. Set Enable Developer Console (~) to YES from the dropdown menu.
  5. You are done!

CSGO Enable Developer Console

You might also need to edit your CS:GO launch options:

  • In Steam, right-click Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
  • Select Properties…
  • In the General Tab select SET LAUNCH OPTIONS…
  • Type in “-console -developer” and click OK

CS:GO Launch Options

We hope this guide helped you to enable the console. If not let us know by leaving a comment.

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