Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is now available to pre-purchase on Steam, Valve has announced.

Those who pre-purchase will receive a 10 per cent discount on the regular price (£11.99) and gain early access to the CS: GO beta on August 14.

CS: GO expands on the classic Counter-Strike gameplay and features over 45 weapons, new game modes, leaderboards, Steam Achievements and loads of maps.

In addition Steam is offering savings on the Counter-Strike franchise as part of Midweek Madness from August 7-9.