CS:GO Update Adds Operation Riptide

September 21st, 2021
CS:GO Update Adds Operation Riptide

Valve released the Operation Riptide today, with tons of new items. We've got the new Operation Riptide Case, which can also drop one of 30 new knife skins. Then there's four new skin collections, two new sticker collections, new agents, and some new patches as well.

In order to play the Operation Riptide missions and get access to all the new and shiny skins, you'll need to buy the operation pass. You can check out the official page from Valve if you're interested in learning more about the operation itself.

After that's said, let's jump right into the new skins!

The New Operation Riptide Case

We've got a new case - the Operation Riptide Case. This case contains 17 brand new skins which have been designed by community members. Additionally, you can get one of 30 new knife skins by opening a Operation Riptide Case. You can browse all the new skins and knives below:

Riptide Case Skins
Riptide Case Skins
The brand new Operation Riptide Case, containing 17 community-designed skins.
Riptide Case Knives
Riptide Case Knives
The Operation Riptide Case also contains 30 new knife skins, although the finishes are not new.

The New Operation Riptide Collections

Valve also released four new collections. Skins from those collections can be obtained as rewards when playing the operation. You can take a look at all new collection skins here:

The 2021 Mirage Collection
The 2021 Mirage Collection
The 2021 Mirage Collection contains 19 new skins.
The 2021 Train Collection
The 2021 Train Collection
The Train Mirage Collection contains 17 new skins.
The 2021 Dust 2 Collection
The 2021 Dust 2 Collection
The 2021 Dust 2 Collection contains 19 new skins.
The 2021 Vertigo Collection
The 2021 Vertigo Collection
The 2021 Vertigo Collection contains 19 new skins.

The New Operation Riptide Agents

And of course we also got some new agents! As part of this operation, the new guerrila warfare terrorists fight against the new counter-terrorist "Frog Men" from the SEAL team and new agents from the French Gendarmerie. To get a look at the new agents in action you can check out the "Tomb Stone" and "Frowl Play" clips on YouTube.

Some of these agents also have completely new voice lines, you can listen to those by clicking on any agent below:

Operation Riptide Agents
Operation Riptide Agents
We got 21 brand new agents and some new voice lines as well!

The New Operation Riptide Stickers

Two new sticker collections are also available with the new Operation Riptide. As with the collections and agents, those can also be obtained as rewards by playing the operation.

Riptide Surf Shop Stickers
Riptide Surf Shop Stickers
The 72 new surf shop stickers share a scary looking surf theme.
Operation Riptide Stickers
Operation Riptide Stickers
There are also 14 new stickers as part of the Operation Riptide Sticker Collection.

The New Operation Riptide Patches

Do your new agents look too basic for your taste? Well, get yourself some of the new Operation Riptide patches and give your agents a sleek style!

Operation Riptide Patches
Operation Riptide Patches
Together with the new agents, Valve also released 13 new patches with the Operation Riptide.