How to Inspect Skins in CS2

How to Inspect Skins in CS2

Using the Inspect Map

For a detailed inspection and screenshot capabilities, the custom inspect map by BitSkins is the perfect tool. Here’s how to use it:

How to Get the Inspect Map

  1. Visit the Steam Workshop:
  2. Launch the Map:
    • Open CS2 and click "Play".
    • Click "Workshop Maps" and select the "Inspect Skins" map.
    • Click "Go" to start the map.

Features of the Inspect Map

The inspect map comes with several features designed to make inspecting and screenshotting skins easy and enjoyable. Here’s a breakdown:


  • Weapon Console: Features every gun in CS2. Shoot at any weapon to equip it in-game.
  • Saturation and HUD Control: Adjust saturation values with +0.25 and -0.25 buttons, and toggle your HUD on or off.
  • Skybox Selection: Choose from various skyboxes to set as the background. Shoot at the skybox image to select it, then fly into the distance to take your screenshot.


  • Empty Space: A plain area with the selected skybox background. Return to the lobby to change the background by walking onto the white square.


  • Customizable Background: Change background colors and brightness. Adjust brightness using the values on the left.


  • Scenic Background: A beautiful island setting with water and trees, perfect for impressive screenshots.

Screenshot Backgrounds

  • Diverse Backgrounds: 48 individual backgrounds crafted to suit different skins. Select a background, go up the stairs, turn off your HUD, and take a perfect screenshot.

Commands for Customizing Your View

  • Hide CS2 Version in the Corner: r_show_build_info 0
  • Hide HUD: cl_drawhud 0
  • Hide Weapon/Hands Model: r_drawviewmodel 0

Connecting to the BitSkins Inspect Server

To inspect skins directly in-game with additional features like !gen and !combo commands, connect to the BitSkins server:

  1. Connect via Console:
    • Open the in-game console and type: connect
    • If that doesn't work, use:
  2. Adjust Graphics:
    • If the game looks grainy, set "High Dynamic Range" to "Quality" in the advanced video settings.

Using this map and server, you can easily inspect and screenshot your CS2 skins in various lighting conditions and backgrounds, ensuring you get the perfect view of your favorite items.

Using CS2 Inspects

The website is a fantastic tool for inspecting skins with detailed information and custom features. Here’s how to use it:

Step-by-Step Guide:

  1. Go to CS2 Inspects:
  2. Load an Inspect Link:
    • Use the top bar on the website to paste your inspect link or select the skin you want to view.
    • (Optional) Type in the Pattern ID and/or Float Value 
  3. Generate a !g Code:
    • Copy the generated !g code via the copy button or use the “Inspect in Server” button if signed in. This allows you to inspect the skin directly in-game.
  4. Optional Customization:
    • The five boxes at the bottom correspond to stickers on the weapon. You can use the sticker customizer button to adjust their positions.
    • Generate a !combo code to populate your primary, secondary, knife, and gloves at once in-game, and you can add a nickname before generating the code.
    • Click the heart icon to favorite your craft for later if you are signed in.

Inspecting the skins in-game:

Connect to a server:

  • Go to the server list on and click the "Connect" button underneath the map icons or "View Server List" to see all available servers and custom workshop maps.

Use the !g Code:

  • Once in-game, select your team, open the chat (not the console), and type the !g code or use the “Inspect in Server” button from the website.
  • (Optional) Use !i inspectlink in chat to view any skin via the inspect link directly. This works for all items, including agents, custom crafts for guns, knives, and gloves.

Additional Resources

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Quick Tips for Inspecting Skins:

  • Using the Inventory: Go to your CS2 inventory, find the skin you want to inspect, right-click "Inspect in Game..." and copy the link.

By following these steps, you’ll be able to inspect your CS2 skins with ease, customize your viewing experience, and enjoy detailed screenshots of your favorite skins. Happy inspecting!