CS:GO skins have experienced a rapid increase in popularity over the past few months, and the announcement of CS2 by Valve has created even more hype. Skin and case prices have skyrocketed, although they have slightly decreased since the time of writing this article. It is uncertain when this trend will come to an end.
In this monthly series, we will explore the most popular CS:GO skins and track their popularity compared to the previous month. This information is useful for investors and interesting for gamers alike.
In compiling this list, we have gathered trade and sales data from CS.Money, one of the largest skin trading websites. This makes it a reliable source for determining the most popular CS:GO skins. If you are new to CS:GO skins, you can read our introductory article to get up to speed on the different skin tiers and rarities.
The AK-47 Safari Mesh is a well-known and affordable skin that has gained a cult following. Originally considered an “ugly” skin, it has become popular among content creators and collectors. The Safari Mesh is the cheapest AK skin in Field Tested condition, making it appealing to new players who want to try out a skin without spending much money. It is also part of the Dust 2 collection, which may have attracted speculators due to the removal of Dust 2 from the official map pool.
While there is speculation surrounding its popularity, it is fascinating to see a “meme skin” take the top spot on this list.