8 Best Cases to Open in CS:GO (2023)

I don't have a gambling addiction. I only have a case-opening addiction.

Anwell Patdu
Anwell Patdu - CS2 & Valorant Expert
10 Min Read

Opening CS:GO cases can both be exciting and addicting. You’ll never know what you can get inside them, they can even contain some pretty rare and expensive skins. However, there are tons of cases to choose from. This can make it quite hard to decide which ones you should open.

This is why we’ve collected 8 of the best cases to open in CS:GO. This should narrow down your choices and help you decide which ones are worthy of your money and time.


Operation Broken Fang Case

A photo of the Operation Broken Fang CS:GO case.

Price Range: $3.00 – $4.00
Release Date:
December 3, 2020

You can probably already guess that the Operation Broken Fang Case was from the Operation Broken Fang update. It introduced 18 new CS:GO weapon skins and is widely considered to be one of the most profitable CS:GO cases that you can open. It contains a mixture of dark and colored skins, but most are either monotone or contain very little color.

Here are all the skins you can find inside Operation Broken Fang cases:

  • M4A1-S Printstream
  • Glock-18 Neo-Noir
  • M4A4 Cyber Security
  • USP-S Monster Mashup
  • Five-SeveN Fairy Tale
  • AWP Exoskeleton
  • SSG 08 Parallax
  • UMP-45 Gold Bismuth
  • Nova Clear Polymer
  • Dual Berettas Dezastre
  • P250 Contaminant
  • Galil AR Vandal
  • MP5-SD Condition Zero
  • P90 Cocoa Rampage
  • CZ75-Auto Vendetta
  • G3SG1 Digital Mesh
  • M249 Deep Relief
  • 1 of 24 possible Glove skin


Glove Case

A photo of the Glove Case.

Price Range: $4.00 – $5.00
Release Date:
November 28, 2016

The Glove Case is the best case you can open if you’re Glove hunting. Most cases offer Knife skins, but this one offers 24 unique Glove skins. It also features some pretty solid classic skins for a variety of weapons, so you aren’t going empty-handed even if you don’t find a Glove. It was released back in 2016 with the Brothers in Arms update but is still quite popular today.

Here are all the skins you can find inside Glove cases:

  • SSG 08 Dragonfire
  • M4A4 Buzz Kill
  • FAMAS Mecha Industries
  • P90 Shallow Grave
  • Sawed-Off Wasteland Princess
  • USP-S Cyrex
  • M4A1-S Flashback
  • Dual Berettas Royal Consorts
  • Nova Gila
  • G3SG1 Stinger
  • MP7 Cirrus
  • Glock-18 Ironwork
  • P2000 Turf
  • Galil AR Black Sand
  • CZ75-Auto Polymer
  • MAG-7 Sonar
  • MP9 Sand Scale
  • 1 of 24 possible Glove skins


Dreams & Nightmares Case

A photo of Dreams and Nightmares.

Price Range: $0.70 – $1.60
Release Date:
January 20, 2022

The Dreams & Nightmares Case is home to some of the most colorful yet frightening skins in the game. It features solid options like the Dual Berettas Melondrama and the MP9 Starlight Protector. It also contains the AK-47 Nightwish, which is currently one of the best AK-47 skins in CS:GO. Overall, it’s a solid Case for you to open that you simply can’t go wrong with.

Here are all the skins you can find inside Dreams & Nightmares cases:

  • AK-47 Nightwish
  • MP9 Starlight Protector
  • Dual Berettas Melondrama
  • FAMAS Rapid Eye Movement
  • MP7 Abyssal Apparition
  • M4A1-S Night Terror
  • USP-S Ticket to Hell
  • PP-Bizon Space Cat
  • XM1014 Zombie Offensive
  • G3SG1 Dream Glade
  • Five-SeveN Scrawl
  • MAC-10 Ensnared
  • MP5-SD Necro Jr.
  • SCAR-20 Poultrygeist
  • MAG-7 Foresight
  • P2000 Lifted Spirits
  • Sawed-Off Spirit Board
  • 1 of 30 possible Knife skins


Clutch Case

A photo of the Clutch CS:GO case.

Price Range: $0.50 – $1.00
Release Date:
February 14, 2018

The Clutch Case is another great case to open when you’re Glove hunting. It was released on February 14, 2018, with the Welcome to the Clutch update, but most of its skins remain popular today. The skins offer a good blend between dark colors and dark hues, making them a great addition to any inventory.

Here are all the skins you can find inside Clutch cases:

  • M4A4 Neo-Noir
  • MP7 Bloodsport
  • USP-S Cortex
  • AWP Mortis
  • AUG Stymphalian
  • Glock-18 Moonrise
  • UMP-45 Arctic Wolf
  • Negev Lionfish
  • MAG-7 SWAG-7
  • Nova Wild Six
  • Five-SeveN Flame Test
  • SG 553 Aloha
  • XM1014 Oxide Blaze
  • P2000 Urban Hazard
  • MP9 Black Sand
  • R8 Revolver
  • PP-Bizon Night Riot
  • 1 of 24 possible Glove skins


Prisma Case

A photo of Prisma.

Price Range: $0.50 – $0.90
Release Date:
March 13, 2019

If you like colors, then the Prisma Case is the perfect CS:GO Case to open. It contains some of the most colorful weapon skins in the game. It also includes the M4A4 The Emperor skin, which is one of the best M4A4 skins. It’s widely considered to be one of the most profitable cases because of all the great skins you can find inside the Case.

Here are all the skins you can find inside Prisma cases:

  • M4A4 The Emperor
  • Five-SeveN Angry Mob
  • AUG Momentum
  • XM1014 Incinegator
  • R8 Revolver Skull Crusher
  • AWP Atheris
  • Desert Eagle Light Rail
  • UMP-45 Moonrise
  • Tec-9 Bamboozle
  • MP5-SD Gauss
  • AK-47 Uncharted
  • FAMAS Crypsis
  • P90 Off World
  • Galil AR Akoben
  • P250 Verdigris
  • MAC-10 Whitefish
  • MP7 Mischief
  • 1 of 24 possible Knife skins


CS20 Case

A photo of the CS20 CS:GO case.

Price Range: $0.50 – $0.80
Release Date:
October 18, 2019

The CS20 Case is a container commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Counter-Strike franchise. It features a variety of unique weapon skins from the Steam Community Workshop. It also features a special CS:GO knife type in the Classic Knife, a rare item resembling the knife of the older CS games. It’s a solid CS:GO Case to buy because of its cheap price while still containing some pretty decent skins.

Here are all the skins you can find inside CS20 cases:

  • AWP Wildfire
  • FAMAS Commemoration
  • AUG Death by Puppy
  • MP9 Hydra
  • P90 Nostalgia
  • P250 Inferno
  • Five-SeveN Buddy
  • MP5-SD Agent
  • UMP-45 Plastique
  • M249 Aztec
  • Glock-18 Sacrifice
  • FAMAS Decommissioned
  • Dual Berettas Elite 1.6
  • Tec-9 Flash Out
  • SCAR-20 Assault
  • MAC-10 Classic Crate
  • Mag-7 Popdog
  • 1 of 13 possible Knife skins


Prisma 2 Case

A photo of Prisma 2.

Price Range: $0.40 – $0.90
Release Date:
March 31, 2020

If the color inside the Prisma Case wasn’t enough for you, then I’m sure the Prisma 2 Case will satisfy your needs. It’s one of the newer cases on the list and contains some pretty solid and unique weapon skins. It also contains one of the best CS:GO Knife skins if luck is on your side.

Here are all the skins you can find inside Prisma 2 cases:

  • M4A1-S Player Two
  • Glock-18 Bullet Queen
  • AK-47 Phantom Disruptor
  • MAC-10 Disco Tech
  • MAG-7 Justice
  • SSG 08 Fever Dream
  • SG 553 Darkwing
  • P2000 Acid Etched
  • Sawed-Off Apocalypto
  • SCAR-20 Enforcer
  • AWP Capillary
  • Desert Eagle Blue Ply
  • AUG Tom Cat
  • R8 Revolver Bone Forged
  • Negev Prototype
  • MP5-SD Desert Strike
  • CZ75-Auto Distressed
  • 1 of 24 possible Knife skins


Danger Zone Case

A photo of the Danger Zone Case.

Price Range: $0.50 – $0.90
Release Date:
December 6, 2018

The Danger Zone Case is the Case with the most skins on our list. It comes with a whopping 69 different skins, including over 52 different Knife skins. It contains a good mix of expensive and rare skins, some cheap but popular ones, and even some underrated skins in between. Overall, it’s still one of the best cases to open in CS:GO, mostly because of the sheer number of skin variations available inside.

Here are all the skins you can find inside Danger Zone cases:

  • AK-47 Asiimov
  • AWP Neo-Noir
  • Desert Eagle Mecha Industries
  • UMP-45 Momentum
  • MP5-SD Phosphor
  • USP-S Flashback
  • P250 Nevermore
  • Galil AR Signal
  • G3SG1 Scavenger
  • MAC-10 Pipe Down
  • M4A4 Magnesium
  • Glock-18 Oxide Blaze
  • MP9 Modest Threat
  • Nova Wood Fired
  • Tec-9 Fubar
  • SG 553 Danger Close
  • Sawed-Off Black Sand
  • 1 of 52 possible Knife skins


The Operation Broken Fang Case is our choice for the best case to open in CS:GO. It has some solid skins, is one of the most profitable cases you can open, and even includes some Gloves. What more can you ask for in a Case?

Everything else on the list is definitely still worth looking at. They each contain unique weapon skins that you might be looking for. So make sure to check them all out.

What’s your best pull from a CS:GO case? Comment it below.

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By Anwell Patdu CS2 & Valorant Expert
Hey, awesome game enthusiasts! I'm Anwell, diving into the gaming world from the days of the Game Boy Advance SP with Pokémon FireRed, evolving into a pro strategist in the intense showdowns of Valorant and CS2. It's a thrill ride I never want to get off!But hey, I'm not all about the competitive scene. Sometimes I'm kickin' back with the latest indie farming sims, where my farm designs—though not award-winners—bring a quirky kind of peace.As for the tech side, yeah, I've put together a PC or two, and it's a blast. But let’s park that for now; we're all about the gaming vibes here!All this joystick joy turned me into a wordsmith in the gaming universe, with a sea of articles to my credit. And the journey, with you all by my side, just keeps leveling up. So, stay tuned, stay connected, and let’s keep this game-night rolling! Ready for more action and less talk? Onward to our next virtual adventure!
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