It’s the most iconic gun in Counter-Strike and the only specific weapon in all of esports to have a position named after it. The AWP isn’t just a sniper rifle. It’s a living, breathing art form. A brush that gamers have been using to paint beautiful, bloody portraits for nearly two decades. And it's due to this tumultuous history that the AWP remains one of the most infamous and influential instruments of digital death ever created.
This is its story.
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