These are the best CS2 cases to open in 2024

By Fariha Bhatti


Mar 22, 2024

Reading time: 3 min

CS2 case openings can be fun or dramatic. By choosing the best CS2 cases to open in 2024, you can increase your odds of landing decent skins.

Counter-Strike 2 skin enthusiasts with loaded wallets can buy a skin at any time, but the rush that comes with unlocking a case is unmatched. However, players who are trying to save money often go for unlocking cases and hope for the best. Unfortunately, there’s no sure-fire way to find out the names of cases that drop the best items, but players can go for the most profitable ones. 

By profitable, we mean cases with the fewest boring and lesser-known items. Most skins inside these cases are popular, coveted skins that give you a decent ROI.

This list is based purely on case content.

Best cases to open in CS2 (2024)

These are some of the best cases you can unlock in 2024. 

Winter Offensive Weapon Case

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While M4A4 | Asiimov is certainly the star of this case, Winter Offensive is packed with 65 possible knives, including many variations of Karambit and Flip knife. If the wheel spins a bit more on the left or right, you’ll still get decent skins. Winter Offensive has widely loved AWP | Redline, M4A1-S | Guardian, FAMAS | Pulse, and more. 

You can buy this case for $5.47 from the Steam marketplace

Operation Wildfire Case

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Operation Wildfire is a fairly cheap case at $2.23 on Steam, but that is not why it’s on our top 10 list. This case has a 57% chance of ROI, according to This means that if you’re spending $4, including the cost of the key, you have 7% more odds of getting jaw-dropping skins than losing all your money. 

Besides that, Operation Wildfire houses 13 knives and a stellar AK-47 | Fuel Injector skin, among many, making it worth the risk.

Fracture Case

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It’s easy to obtain the Fracture Case since it’s currently in the CS2 drop pool, earning it a slot on our best CS2 cases to open in 2024. You may already have this in your inventory, and the great news is that, this case has a surplus of coveted items. 

With skins like Desert Eagle | Printstream, AK-47 | Legion of Anubis, and M4A4 | Tooth Fairy, the Fracture Case is a gold mine of popular items. But that’s not all. If you’re lucky enough, you may be able to unlock one of the 52 knives in this case.

Recoil Case

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This is the cheapest case on our list that has some of the most colorful skins in CS2. Recoil Case retails at $0.19 on Steam, but you don’t have to buy it. It’s part of the current drop pool as well, so you may get it for free if you play enough CS2. 

This case offers 24 possible glove designs. If you’re a fan of in-game drip, this Recoil Case is a must-open. It also houses the famous Printstream skin for USP-S, which you may end up getting if you’re lucky enough. 

Kilowatt Case

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Kilowatt is another cheap case with mouth-watering items worth their weight in gold. At $2.61, this case packs AK-47 | Inheritance, AWP | Chrome Cannon, M4A4 | Black Lotus, and many other popular skins. 

All skins inside this case are worth something, but it’s highly sought-after for the new Kukri knife and Zeus skin Olympus. 

How to unlock a case in CS2

To unlock the best cases in CS2 in 2024:

  1. Obtain a case through drops, purchases, or trades.
  2. Purchase a key from the in-game store. Each key costs $2.50.
  3. Go to your inventory, and select the case you want to open.
  4. Use the key to unlock it.