Professional players use skins on knives to emphasize their status. That is the reason why this type of weapon is highly valued among gamers. Even the trendy gloves could not supplant the hype around the beautiful gradients or fancy weave bloody web. In addition to pro players, knife skins are hunted by traders and collectors, stimulating a stable interest in these rare gaming items. Cyber-sport.io team will tell you about the cost and variation of this weapon in this article.
In the Steam Store, we find that all CS:GO knives are marked as extremely rare special items. Standard Knife, Gut Knife, M9 Bayonet, Bayonet, Flip Knife, Karambit, Butterfly Knife, Huntsman Knife, Falchion Knife, Shadow Daggers, Bowie Knife, Stiletto Knife, Navaja Knife, Talon Knife, Ursus Knife, Classic Knife, Paracord Knife, Skeleton Knife, Survival Knife, Nomad Knife
Prices for knife colorings start at $40-60. In turn, the upper limit can even reach several thousand dollars, especially in the StatTrak version. A kind of record was set when a player paid nearly $24,000 for the StatTrak version of the M9 | Crimson Web Bayonet Knife.
In general, the price of knife skins depends on things like how hard they are, their gradient, whether they have webbing, and their patterns. Also, many players choose the knife based on two other criteria: the animation of pulling out and the animation of twisting. These two parameters play a role in choosing a skin, because there are already more than 19 different variations, and you need to divide them somehow apart from the visual appearance.
The mechanics of playing with a knife are what make CS more fun and dynamic. And the appearance of skins has turned knives into a fashion accessory that can be compared to an expensive watch:
The Most Expensive Knife in CSGO History: Karambit - Case Hardened The cost is over $1,200,000. The largest knife by its size is officially called the Bowie knife, but all files refer to the knife as the "survival bowie". Butterfly Knife is one of the first knives added back in 2014, and to this day it is generally the most expensive knife on the market. The cheapest version usually costs around $500, while the most expensive can reach thousands. Tier-1 knives in 2022 include the following pieces:
M9 Bayonet - Doppler Sapphire, cost - $11,073
Butterfly Knife - Doppler Ruby, cost - $11,588
Talon Knife - Doppler Sapphire, cost - $12,765
Skeleton Knife - Crimson Web, cost - $12,356
Karambit - Gamma Doppler Emerald, cost - $12,955
Karambit - Doppler Sapphire, cost - $13,348
As for Butterfly Knives, the most beautiful are Fade (Minimum price - $1,770), Slaughter (about $913), Case Hardened (The cost is about $520).
Thus, CS GO knives are the most desired part of the inventory on Steam Market. The easiest way is Steam Marketplace. Items under $2,000 can be listed here, and you can deposit money into your Steam balance to make a purchase. However, Steam has disadvantages, the main one being prices. Because Valve takes a percentage of each sale, sellers often list their items at a higher price. The most reliable way to refill your inventory with knife skins is to directly purchase the desired item in the official store or on numerous trading platforms.
Cosmetics vary in taste and color. When discussing knives in CS:GO, the holder's sense and taste play a key role, but a few things cannot be ignored when rating a knife. It all depends on your needs. Do you want status or a nice picture, to enhance your inventory or to make your game more attractive? It is all up to your preferences.
What is the most popular knife at the moment in your opinion? And is it even worth it to spend that kind of money on this type of skins? Please share your thoughts and Practices in the comments with Cyber-sport.io., as well as on our social networks. Subscribe and follow the latest eSports news!