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By Gabriele Asaro
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How to Show Ping in CS2: A Comprehensive Guide

As a CS2 player, knowing how to show ping is really important for understanding your connection quality. I'll explain to you the easiest and most effective methods to check your ping in Counter-Strike 2.

The simplest way to show ping in CS2 is by pressing the Tab key during a match. This opens the scoreboard, where you'll see your ping next to your score. It's a quick and easy method for a basic ping check.

For a more detailed view, you can use the Steam overlay. Just open it while in-game, and you'll find your ping displayed in the upper-right corner of the screen.

If you want a constant, real-time ping display, the net graph is the best. First, make sure you've enabled the developer console in the game settings. Then, open the console (usually with the tilde ~ key) and type "cq_netgraph 1" without quotes.

This command shows a graph in the top-right corner of your screen, giving you a visual representation of your connection quality. The darker the bars, the better your connection. Yellow blocks indicate lag spikes.

With these methods, you'll always know how to show ping in CS2.

Gabriele AsaroAbout the author

Gabriele Asaro
Gabriele Asaro

I'm the Head of Research at Clash.gg. With over 7 years of experience in the Counter-Strike niche, I have developed extensive knowledge of the game, its strategies, and the competitive scene. My insights are based on years of in-depth analysis and close involvement with the Counter-Strike community.