How to Enable Buy Anywhere (CS:GO and CS2)

Why return to the buy zone?

When practicing in an offline or private server, it can be infuriating having to return to spawn in order to buy a different gun or more grenades. Thankfully, the mp_buy_anywhere command allows you to enable access to the buy menu from anywhere in the map.

1. Enable the Developer Console

Skip this step if you already know how to open the developer console.

To use the mp_buy_anywhere command, you'll need to have the developer console enabled. To do this:

  1. Go to your CS:GO or CS2 settings
  2. Click on the Game tab
  3. Set Enable Developer Console to Yes
  4. With the console enabled, you can open it by pressing the ` or ~ keys.

For more help, check out our guide on enabling and using the developer console.


2. Use the mp_buy_anywhere Command

If you are on a server (not offline mode), you will also need to be admin in order for this command to work.

Typing the following command into the console will enable buy anywhere for all players and teams on your current server:

mp_buy_anywhere 1

If you want to be able to buy after the buy time at the start of the round has ended, you will also need to use this command:

mp_buytime 60000

3. Disable Buy Anywhere (Optional)

After enabling the buy anywhere setting, you can disable it by typing this command:

mp_buy_anywhere 0

4. Enable Buy Anywhere for Only One Team (Optional)

You can also configure this command to enable access for just one team:

  • mp_buy_anywhere 2 - enables access to the buy menu from anywhere for the terrorist team only
  • mp_buy_anywhere 3 - enables access to the buy menu from anywhere for the counter terrorist team only.

That's all there is to the buy anywhere command. If you want to learn more about Counter-Strike commands and servers, check out our guides page or our CS:GO and CS2 commands list.

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