Agent skin in CSGO

Two ways to get agent skins in Counter-Strike explained

By Kenneth Williams


May 24, 2023

Reading time: 2 min

Agent skins are one of the more controversial cosmetic options in Counter-Strike history, so newer players have a harder time learning how to get them. But we have a few ways to get them.

Love them or hate them, CS2 agent skins are here to stay. While they haven’t been confirmed for Counter-Strike 2, Valve has affirmed that all gun, glove, and knife skins will be ported over to the new engine. That likely means that agents are along for the ride. The price of skins is only going up as the limited beta test rages on, so now is the best time to pick one up.

If you’re tired of running around in the standard T and CT uniforms, here are two ways to get agent skins in Counter-Strike 2 and Global Offensive.

How to get agent skins in Counter-Strike

There are only two ways to get Counter-Strike agent skins. Here’s how to either buy them off the market or get them directly from Valve. 

Buying one off the market is the fastest and most straightforward to get an agent skin. Simply head over to the CSGO Steam market and browse the agent section to see your options. Nearly all agent skins are available on the Steam market, so look through and grab whichever one suits your fancy.

Agent skins are generally pretty cheap, with the least expensive options coming in at under a few bucks. The absolute cheapest is currently the Ground Rebel | Elite Crew at just over $1.30. However, rare skins from previous operations can fetch quite a pretty penny. Sir Bloody Miami Darryl | The Professionals currently sells for $73, making him the most expensive option.

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If you know how operations work, it’s also possible to get a Counter-Strike agent skin directly from Valve. Each operation, Valve releases paid loot boxes that grant an agent skin. Operation Riptide featured two different collections for T and CT side respectively. 

Operations are few and far between, but Valve will most likely release one to help bring the hype for the release of Counter-Strike 2. If you don’t want to deal with the Steam market, your only option is to wait.