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CS:GO Profile Ranks & Service Medals A Complete List & Ultimate Guide

CS:GO Profile Ranks:

Private Rank 1Reach 1.000 XP
Private Rank 2Reach 6.000 XP
Private Rank 3Reach 11.000 XP
Private Rank 4Reach 16.000 XP
Corporal Rank 5Reach 21.000 XP
Corporal Rank 6Reach 26.000 XP
Corporal Rank 7Reach 31.000 XP
Corporal Rank 8Reach 36.000 XP
Seargeant Rank 9Reach 41.000 XP
Seargeant Rank 10Reach 46.000 XP
Seargeant Rank 11Reach 51.000 XP
Seargeant Rank 12Reach 56.000 XP
Master Sergeant Rank 13Reach 61.000 XP
Master Sergeant Rank 14Reach 66.000 XP
Master Sergeant Rank 15Reach 71.000 XP
Master Sergeant Rank 16Reach 76.000 XP
Sergeant Major Rank 17Reach 81.000 XP
Sergeant Major Rank 18Reach 86.000 XP
Sergeant Major Rank 19Reach 91.000 XP
Sergeant Major Rank 20Reach 96.000 XP
Sergeant Major Rank 21Reach 101.000 XP
Sergeant Major Rank 22Reach 106.000 XP
Sergeant Major Rank 23Reach 111.000 XP
Sergeant Major Rank 24Reach 116.000 XP
Sergeant Major Rank 25Reach 121.000 XP
Sergeant Major Rank 26Reach 126.000 XP
Sergeant Major Rank 27Reach 131.000 XP
Sergeant Major Rank 28Reach 136.000 XP
Sergeant Major Rank 29Reach 141.000 XP
Sergeant Major Rank 30Reach 146.000 XP
Sergeant Major Rank 31Reach 151.000 XP
Sergeant Major Rank 32Reach 156.000 XP
Sergeant Major Rank 33Reach 161.000 XP
Sergeant Major Rank 34Reach 166.000 XP
Sergeant Major Rank 35Reach 171.000 XP
Sergeant Major Rank 36Reach 176.000 XP
Sergeant Major Rank 37Reach 181.000 XP
Sergeant Major Rank 38Reach 186.000 XP
Sergeant Major Rank 39Reach 191.000 XP
Sergeant Major Rank 40Reach 196.000 XP

CS:GO Service Medals:

What is a CS:GO Profile Rank?

CS GO Profile RanksLet’s find out everything about CS:GO profile ranks and Service Medals! A CS:GO profile rank is a cosmetic upgrade for the Counterstrike Global Offensive player profile.
Achieving profile ranks offers a longterm non-competitive progress that players can put effort into to improve their account.
Important: The profile ranks are just cosmetic ranks, and do not define the skill of a player.
You can find the CS:GO skill ranks here.

CS GO Profile Rank IconThe CS:GO profile ranks are classified into 40 ranks and can also be seperated into 15 profile rank groups from “Recruit” up to “Global General”.
Each of the 40 profile ranks got it’s own icon that will be displayed in the CS GO profile, in the main menu and also inside the game on the scoreboard. Every fourth level you will get a new profile rank group title (until you reach level 36, then there is a new title fore every level).

To get the CS:GO profile ranks you simply need to earn XP, which you get for playing matches. Read below, how to get XP fast in CS:GO.

What are the CS:GO Profile Ranks for?

  • CS:GO Profile ranks show, that you are an experienced player. It shows for example that you are no smurf! The profile ranks need a lot of time to get, that means smurf players will not reach them fast!
  • Through the Profile Rank, Valve can determine if you are ready to play ranked: For ranked CS GO matches a player needs to have the Private Rank 2 or higher.
  • To play prime account matchmaking a player needs to have the Private Rank 21 or higher.

The CS:GO profile Rank Titles:

1Recruit
2-4Private
5-8Corporal
9-12Sergeant
13-16Master Sergeant
17-20Sergeant Major
21-24Lieutenant
25-28Captain
29-32Major
33-35Colonel
36Brigadier General
37Major General
38Lieutenant General
39General
40Global General
After reaching the maximum level, you can get endless additional rankups.

CS:GO Profile Rank Icon Groups:

The rank icons can be grouped into 4 categories:CS GO Profile Rank Icon Groups

What are CS:GO Service Medals?

CS GO Service MedalA CS:GO Service Medal is a cosmetic profile item, which represents a huge achievement. It takes a lot of time to unlock CS:GO Service Medals: For each one, you need the profile rank level 40.

CS:GO Service Medals are distributed into yearly medals, which came into the game in 2015.
Each yearly medal has 2-7 levels and can be upgraded by reaching level 40 again.

CS:SGO Service Medals of Each Year:

Year:Timeframe:Service Medals:
201527.5.2015 – 31.12.20152 levels
20161.1.2016 – 31.12.20167 levels
20171.1.2017 – 31.12.20177 levels
20181.1.2018 – 31.12.20186 levels
20191.1.2019 – 31.12.20196 levels
20201.1.2020 – 31.12.20206 levels

What does the CS:GO Service Medal Colors mean?

The CS:GO Service Medal Colors work like the weapon skin rarities:

Color:Rarity:
WhiteConsumer grade
Light BlueIndustrial grade
Darker DlueMil-spec
PurpleRestricted
Pinkish PurpleClassified
RedCovert

How to get CS:GO Service Medals?

To get a CS:GO Service Medal, players have to reach the profile rank 40.CS GO Profile Service Medal Everytime you reach profile rank 40 in CS:GO you get a Service Medal. Afterwards you start at profile rank 1 again and a Service Medal will be shown in your profile.

As you can see in the image, I got the Service Medal, and I am Recruit rank 1 again.

Where can I see my Service Medals in the CS:GO menu?

CS GO Medals InventoryBeside your small profile, in which you can always see your newest Service Medal, you can also watch your medal archive: To see all of your medals in CS:GO, click on inventory and then choose the filter “display”, now you can choose the tab “medals”.

How to get XP in CS:GO to
upgrade the Profile Rank?

How to get XP in CS GOTo get XP in CS:GO you need to play matches:
CS:GO is rewarding playtime with experience points.
It happens in the background, while you play, you make XP all the time. CS GO XP RankupThe most played mode in CS:GO is the competitive ranked mode, in this mode you earn points for every won round and your own score, that means that your team performance can affect your XP boost.

The different modes and you score directly determine how much XP you get. Because of that it’s important to know which gamemodes in CS:GO give the most XP:

Which CS GO game modes gives the most XP?

Gamemode:XP:
Arms racescore x 1
Casualscore x 4
Competitive / Rankedwon round x 30
Deathmatchscore x 0.2
Demolitionscore x 2.5

CS:GO Drop System: Does the Profile Rankup increases Skin Drop Chances?

In CS:GO you get one item drop per week when you rank up, the XP or rank ups do not change the frequency or the percentage of getting rare skins.
The skin drop system in CS:GO is balanced and everyone has the same chances to get items.

Tips and Tricks How to level up fast in CS:GO to get more Service Medals?

Valve is interested in measuring XP equally and it’s true: When playing different CS:GO game modes, will always end up with around 360 XP in a timeframe of 30 minutes! It depends on your performance though and can be lower or higher!

  • Noobs/new players gain a XP boost to level up fast early.
  • You can also gain XP while playing CS:GO missions.
  • The XP bonus boost gives an extra 5000 XP boost every week! It multiplies the earned experience.
  • If you play with bots, you will only get XP if you play with at least 1 human player.

That’s it, I hope you like the Profile Rank and Service Medal guide, if you have any questions comment below. 🙂

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