The Nova's rock-bottom price tag makes it a great ambush weapon for a cash-strapped team. It has been painted with hydrographic a silver panel motif over a purple pattern base. It's what's inside that counts
The Nova | Exo was first introduced to CS:GO 6 years ago, on June 15th, 2016. It was released as part of the Gamma Case, alongside the "Gamma Exposure" update. The skin was created by the community designer "SHPR [M]".
The Nova | Exo can be obtained by opening a Gamma Case container. The skin is also part of the The Gamma Collection.
With a popularity of 75%, the Nova | Exo is currently in the top 25% of the most popular items in CS:GO. This popularity measurement is based on the daily sales volume and the price of the skin.
The Nova | Exo is one of 131 other Shotgun skins. The rarity of the skin is Mil-Spec Grade, which makes the Exo a pretty common drop with an estimated drop chance of 79.92%.
With a price range between $0.09 and $0.78, the Nova | Exo is a very affordable skin. Fortunately, it's currently widely available and can be purchased on multiple different markets. There are currently 811K units of the Exo in public CS:GO inventories.
The float value of the Nova | Exo ranges from 0.00 to 0.50, which makes the skin available in all exteriors. For each exterior, there also exists a StatTrak version for the Exo.
This Nova has been painted in a "Patina" style, with the Exo finish. A patina is a chemical reaction that forms a non-reactive, hardened shell over metallic parts. Real-life weapon patinas include case hardening, cold bluing, and acid forced patinas. The skin has been painted in a color scheme of purple and white. The look of the Exo finish is affected by its pattern index.
The Nova | Exo has received over 7.4K votes on CSGOSKINS.GG, leading to an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars. The skin is currently also owned by the professional CS:GO players apex, niko and spunj.