Matchmaking is feature available in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive added as part of the October 25, update. During October 1, update, replaced "Join in Progress" matchmaking system with "Queued" matchmaking. Searching for a selected game mode is available from Main menu in "Find a Game" or by creating Lobby via "Play with Friends" menu item. Currently in beta, Prime Account Matchmaking was added as part of the April 21, update. Starting with the June 15, update, a profile rank of Lieutenant Rank 21 or above is also needed to participate.
To get you started with the first version of the revamped Classic Competitive mode, here are answers to some common questions about the system:. When you search for a Competitive game, either from the Find a Game menu or the Play with Friends menu, you will be put in a queue. When we identify 10 compatible players then your match will start. If you get disconnected then you should use the Reconnect button on the main menu. There are two easy ways to get into a match.