demo_timescale Command

demo_timescale [Playback speed]

This command sets how quickly the demo is played. In other words, it can be used to fast forward through rounds you're not interested in watching.


Arguments are parameters that you add to a command. Find information about this command's arguments below.

Playback speedEnter a number to represent how fast you want the demo played back. Entering the number 20 plays the demo back 20 times as fast.

Extra Info

Sv_cheats Required? No
Client or Server Command? Both

demo_timescale Examples

Find below working examples of this command (copy and paste into console).

demo_timescale 15

Plays the demo 15x faster than its actual speed.

demo_timescale 1

Returns the demo to its default speed.