When you tell someone outside the CS:GO community that you can pay hundreds of thousands of dollars for a virtual asset, he will think you are joking. However, a weapon skin in CS:GO provides aesthetic pleasure, status, and the ability to earn in the developing CS:GO economy. Therefore, we’ve decided to share details of the luxurious and expensive CS:GO skins. Let’s take a look:
1) Souvenir AWP | Dragon Lore – $26,000
Can a skin really cost as much as a new car? It is possible in CS:GO. But instead of the new Fiat 500, you will get the luxurious and most famous sniper rifle design. It’s also infinitely rare: there’s about a 0.0004% or 1 in 250,000 chance you’ll get this skin as a result of the draw, so it’s no surprise that this item is so overpriced. Thanks to platforms like DMarket, you can buy and sell CS:GO skins at competitive prices without overpaying.
2) iBUYPOWER stickers – $122,000
Have you ever wondered what happens if you stick rare stickers on CSGO skins? Well, probably, the most costly deals in the history of CS:GO. Once, Danish player Luksusbums bought a StatTrak M4A4 | Howl for $122,000. This skin has four iBUYPOWER stickers from IEM Katowice 2014. With the same stickers, the Souvenir AWP | Dragon Lore sold for $150k, an absolute record for the industry.
3) StatTrak Karambit | Crimson Web – $12,000
How nice it is to twist in your virtual hands not a standard knife, but something really beautiful like the Crimson Web Karambit? Especially if you know its exact US currency price. The design became an instant hit, and its price is growing because of its rarity and beauty.
4) StatTrak M4A4 | Howl – $8,000
It was supposed to be the most common rifle skin from the Hunter collection, but due to human greed and ambition, its price skyrocketed. In 2014, one user wanted to create their own skin and ended up stealing the artwork. The real creator eventually found out about this and filed a copyright infringement notice. The skin was redesigned and removed from the case. Therefore, the number of existing skins is now strictly limited, giving rise to such a high price.
5) AK-47 | Case Hardened – $150,000
A trader using the nickname Rofl said he sold an AK-47 skin in CS:GO for $150,000. This is the most insane deal in CS:GO history. He sold an AK-47 | Case Hardened with four Titan esports team stickers. The rare skin’s new owner is not known, and nor are his reasons for making such a purchase: does he plan to resell this skin or simply collect it?
Having checked our top five list of the most expensive CS:GO skins, it becomes obvious that there is a nice story behind each of the items. For gamers, owning a unique skin is similar to art connoisseurs owning a Van Gogh painting.. This explains their high prices and why so many players are willing to add these items to their collections. Would you like to possess any of the above-mentioned skins? Share your answers with us in the comments.