Many versions of the popular games that we know and love today have a history dated back to decades ago. For instance, we can name titles such as Defense of The Ancient 2 (DOTA 2) with the Warcraft series, or Super Mario Bros with the Mario series. One of the names not to be forgotten is indeed Counter-strike 1.6. We will guide you on how to download, install the famous classic game on your mobile devices. 

About Counter-strike 1.6

Counter-strike is undoubtedly one of the most popular first-person shooters of all time that we’ve come to know and love. The series has reaped great success with the most recent edition - Counter-Strike: Global Offensive - attracting over 1,300,00 players around the world. Counter-strike 1.6 is the older version of the classic franchise, released on November 1, 2000. 

Counter-strike 1.6 on your mobile devices CSGO
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Today, we will help you relive the reminiscing old times right on your very own phone. Yes, you heard that right, on your phone. Thanks to “Alibek Omarov” - the developer who ported Counter-strike 1.6 to Android - it’s not completely possible. You will not experience a recreated or a strained down version of the game since it’s the full-on PC game but rehashed for the mobile platform. 

Counter-strike 1.6 on your mobile devices time
Counter-strike 1.6 will bring you back in time

How to download and install Counter-strike 1.6 on your phones

Below is a step-by-step guide on how to install Counter-strike 1.6 for Android devices:

  • Visit Github to download Xash3D and CS16client to your PC
  • Install Steam and Counter-strike 1.6 on your PC
  • Copy the folders “valve” and “cstrike” from the directory which you just install the game
  • Create a new folder on your desktop and name it “xash”
  • Paste the copied folders as well as the files from Github into “xash”
  • Connect your mobile Android devices to the PC
  • Copy the “xash” folder to your phone
  • Go to your device storage, install Xash3D and Counter-strike 1.6 client
  • Launch the CS client and enjoy the game

Now you can discover the most played action game in the world right on your phones. However, it can only work for Android devices. And don’t worry too much about the control. There will be a virtual overlay of buttons on the screen to help you play. 

Counter-strike 1.6 on your mobile devices layout
The button layout in Counter-strike 1.6 on your phone