Since the introduction of skins the CSGO Arms Deal update with released on August 14th 2013, the CSGO market has an approximate market cap (total value of all skins combined) of $3.4 Billion. However, the only way for users to sell their items for real money is through player to player transactions which could result in theft and scams, or on third party marketplaces which allow for safe and secure transactions of your virtual skins for real money, like our own site! This article will discuss in detail what leads to a CS2 item being valuable and the best way to sell your CSGO skins for real world money.
Understanding the Value of Your CS:GO Skins
When you spend $2.49 to buy a key open a CSGO case you received as a drop, you will receive a item within the collection based on the odds show above. Generally, the more rare the rarity of the skin you unbox the more money it is usually worth.
As well, each item you unbox will have a wear value according to the image above. You can check your items wear value by hovering over the "i" icon located at the bottom of your screen when you inspect the item. The lower the float value of your item is, the more pristine it will appear in game, with less scratches taking away from the artwork on your weapon. Generally, the lower the float value, the more expansive your CS2 item will be, with some collectors overpaying hundreds of thousands of dollars for very low float & high float items.
Preparation Before Selling
When it comes to selling your CSGO items DO NOT SELL THEM ON THE STEAM COMMUNITY MARKET. Not only can you not withdraw your Steam Wallet Funds but also the fees on the Steam Community are extremely high. It is important to research the real value of your item before dumping it onto the Steam Market, especially if it may be an item worth a lot of money. There is a fantastic website called Pricempire that shows users a vast array of the prices of items across many different marketplaces.
Alternative you can engage in Peer-to-Peer Transactions with other CS2 players from around the world, however, there sadly is a lot of trust involved with the payments of items and many scams which prey on new comers to the Counter-Strike trading scene. This is were trusted third party sites like Swap.gg comes into play, we allow for players to buy, sell, and trade items that they want without having to trust individual traders.
How-To Sell CSGO Skins for Crypto on Swap.gg
Buying, selling, and trading your skins for other items you want is extremely easy on Swap.gg! If you are looking for a quick way to safely and securely sell your CSGO items for cryptocurrency, check out our guide on how to do so on our site!
Alternatively if you would prefer swapping your items for new skins or other items, we offer an easy and convenient service for that two. With our trade bots you do not need to worry about the other person responding to your messages or the legitimacy of their offers, our bots are available 24/7 with thousands of different items that you can choice from!
It has never been easier for players to find fellow traders and websites to sell their CSGO items for real money and cryptocurrencies. It is important though to be safe when it comes to trading Peer-to-Peer since you actually have to deal with real individuals. It is also important when selling and trading items on third-party marketplaces that the sites are trusted, and that you do not fall victim's to API scams by signing into fake phishing websites that impersonate real marketplaces.
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