F.A.Q.
Profile
Unfortunately, you cannot change your username, so please create a permanently cool one.
Unfortunately, you cannot change your e-mail address, after creating it, but you can create a new one.
Sure you can, faces and tastes change with time.
You can change your social channels anytime.
Of course, you can. Tell us about your new milestones.
Users cannot, but Partners can add their awards to the profile.
Registration / Login
You are more than welcome to login with your social accounts.
You just have to provide your e-mail address and a password to register, but you can also add your personal infos (name, date of birth, gender, social channels) and a short bio as well.
The Katana Viewer is available for Mac, PC and mobile devices. The Katana Builder is available for Mac and PC.
The fastest and easisest way is to check out the Terms of service
If you forgot your password, just click here: Forgotten Password?
Yes, but your maps will only be accessible from the account, which you used to pay for these maps.
Unfortunately you cannot register as a team. Contact Us
My strategies
All your strategies are being stored safe and secure on a cloud server.
You can access them on the My Strategies page, here: My strategies
Sure, if that anyone means you. We keep them safe from people outside Katana. Unless you're a Partner. In this case, visitors can subscribe to your strats.
Yes, the demo strategies are free to view anytime.
A couple of free strategies, that you can use with your Viewer.
You will have 15 demo strategies after signup.
There won't be any more demo strategies. They're just a foretaste.
If you already have the Builder, just go to your My Strategy page and click +Create New Strategy.
New strategies are categorised by economy, complexity, sides, and maps.
Sure, if you are the one, who created it.
You can have as many strats as you want. No limitations.
Categories mean the main attributes of the strategies.
Click on the "..." button and select the "Edit strategy"
Click on the "..." button and select the "Edit strategy"
Demo strategies cannot be edited, only viewed.
Partners' demo strategies cannot be edited, only viewed.
Yes, you can view them in the lobby, if your friends are nice enough to share them with you.
Playbooks
Playbooks are the playlists of your strategies. You can keep your strats in perfect order with them according to your battle logic or taste.
Go to your Playbooks page and click the +Create Playbook button.
You can have as many playbooks as you want. Start organising your strategies now: Playbooks
No, you can't. Playbooks must contain strategies from the same single map. Start creating one now: Playbooks
You can have as many strategies in a playbook as you want. There's no limit, except the numbers of strategy you have for the certain map.
Yes. You can share it with your teammates in the Lobby. Try it now: Lobby
Yes, you can. Create a Lobby, invite your teammates and you are good to go.
There are two ways to add a strategy to your Playbook. 1. Go to your Playbooks, select the one you want to edit, then click the Add new strategy to playbook button. 2. At your My strategies page click on the "..."" button and select the "Add to Playbook" option.
There are two ways to view your Playbooks. 1. In your Playbooks menu click on the ... of the right playbook and select View in Katana. 2. In your Lobby select the playbook you want to play and click on the Launch Katana button.
Because that is the most effective way to have your strategies organised. Keep them so and shall you be victorious!
Marketplace
You can buy the Builder, or you can subscribe to the content of the best players of CS:GO. Find more info here: Pricing
You can find your strategies at the My strategies page. You can subscribe to any Partners at the Marketplace to have access to theirs as well. Good Luck!
No, but you can Subscribe to them here: Marketplace
Find the right Partner for yourself at the Marketplace and click the subscribe button.
It will be among your other strategies once they are uploaded
You will be able to launch a partner's strategy, once you are subscribed to him. Then they will be available from your My strategies menu.
You can rate strategies. The avarage rating of all the partners' strategies will be the rating of the partner itself. Do rate wisely!
No, you can only rate the strategies of the partners you are subscribed to.
Come and check them out here: Marketplace
You can subscribe to as many partners as you wish.
Friends
Go you your Friends page and click Add Friend.
You can have as many friends as you wish.
You can tell them about Katana and they can join, but you can't send invitations out.
Yes, you can. In the Friends menu find the person you want to delete, then click the "delete friend" button.
Yes, you can give Builders to your Friends here: Lobby
Yes, you can. In the Friends menu find the person you want to block, then click the "block friend" button.
Yes, you can. That's what the Lobby is for. Lobby
Lobby
Create a lobby, invite your friends, select a strategy and launch it. The application will start playing it for you and for your teammates simultanesouly.
You can share playbooks in the Lobby.
In the Lobby select a playbook you want to share, and click Launch Katana.
No, they will not. They will only see them, while you are sharing them.
In the Lobby select a strategy you want to share, and click Launch Katana.
You can share one strategy or one playbook at once.
You can use it by yourself, if you wish.
You can invite anyone. Just share the ID of the Lobby with other users and that is it.
Share the ID of the Lobby and let your teammates join!
Lobby is for sharing your strategies with your teammates, or have them sharing theirs with you. Prepare for your matches, or use the 1 minute time-out to call your next strat during a gameplay.
Hosts can kick players from the Lobby, select the strategy or playbook and launch Katana.
Yes, it is perfectly synchronised. There is a live connection between the users in the lobby.
The Host can launch the strategy or playbook by clicking the Launch Katana button.
Yes. Anyone can invite friends into the Lobby.
No. That is the privilege of the Host.
Pricing
You can see the services here: Pricing
You can freely use the Viewer. For more information click here: Pricing
You can see the services and prices here: Pricing
Via PayPal
At the moment, you can use USD.
You'll recieve it via email
Viewer
Yes, it is entirely free.
PC, Mac, IOS, Android
Yes, it is. You can live share your strategies with your friends to learn, prepare or follow strategies, even during a match.
Builder
No. You can see the services here: Pricing
The Viewer provides unlimited access to view your own or subscribed strategies. The Builder is the extension of the Viewer, that provides the tools to create your own strategies.
The Builder is available on PC & Mac.
No, there is not. You can try it for a month with our Katana Live. For more info, click here: Pricing
General
There are 15 maps available: Dust II, Nuke, Inferno, Train, Overpass, Cahce, Mirage, Office, Italy, Cobblestone, Militia, Vertigo, Dust, Aztec, Assault
No.The application is good for everyone. From Silver to Global Elite.
General
You can see the services here: Pricing
The Viewer application is entirely free. You can see the services here: Pricing
You can see the services here: Pricing
Viewer
The Viewer is a Desktop and Mobile app to view your strategies and share them with your Friends. For more information, click here: How it works
Yes, it is. As a user, you have unlimted access to the Viewer. Try it out now: Download
Live
Live gives you monthly access to the Builder
Live gives you monthly access to the Builder feature. The Builder however provides unlimited access with no monthly fees.
You can see the services here: Pricing
Because you don't have to buy the Builder to create a few strategies, Try it out now: Marketplace
The monthly payment is being charged monthly on the day of the first payment.
Builder
The builder is the best available tool to create your own CS:GO strategies. For more information: How it works
You can see the services here: Pricing
Because you will have unlimited access to build your own strategies, so you can lead your team to victory.
Yes, you do. You shall have free updates.
Subscriptions
You can subscribe to the best minds of CS:GO. Check them out here: Marketplace
You can see the Partners at the Marketplace
Because you can learn from the bests to improve your tactical skills and have the advantage of the ultimate strategies right in your pocket.
Partner
Partners are those users, who create great strategies and you can have their experince right up your sleeve. Check them out here: Marketplace
First you have to become an Affiliate and prove your knowledge by creating strategies. When you think, that users would subscribe to you, let us know here and we'll get back to you.
That information is confidential. Please, apply to become a Partner to find out!
That information is confidential. Please, apply to become a Partner to find out!
That information is confidential. Please, apply to become a Partner to find out!
When you become a Partner, your Profile shall be updated with that information.
When you become a Partner, your Profile shall be updated with that information.
No, you can't. If you want to do so, then let us know why and we will sort it out for you. Contact us
Yes, they can. It is also recommended.
Affiliate
Users, who want to promote the great services of Katana and make money by doing so. You can apply here: Affiliate Program
That information is confidential. Please, apply to become an Affiliate to find out!
That information is confidential. Please, apply to become an Affiliate to find out!
That information is confidential. Please, apply to become an Affiliate to find out!
No. As an Affiliate you can apply to become a Partner, but from approval you shall be called Partner, not an Affiliate.
No. You get paid after the users, who have registered due to your work.
When you become an Affiliate, your Profile shall be updated with that information.
Affiliates promote the services of Katana and get paid after the purchases of the users, whom they have brought onto Katana.
User
Users can have multiple strategies and the free Viewer application to watch and share the strategies with their friends
Affiliates get paid after the purchases of the users, whom they have brought onto our site.
Partners can upload their strategies to the Marketplace.
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