This command plays the specified demo file. Demos should be placed in your Steam\steamapps\common\Counter-Strike Global Offensive\csgo folder. If you place them in your "replays" folder, you need to specify "replays/" before the demo name.


playdemo [Demo File Name]


Demo File Name The name of the demo file, placed in Steam\steamapps\common\Counter-Strike Global Offensive\csgo. You do not need to specify the .dem part of the file name. If you put the demo in replays folder, specify "replays/" before the name.

Related commands:

This useful console command is used to pause the demo you're watching. Playback can be resumed with the command demo_resume.
This useful command is used to resume the demo you're watching, if you have previously paused it. To pause demos, use the command demo_pause.
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.
Use this command when watching demos to toggle between being paused or not. The good thing about this command is then it will pause or play the demo, depending on if its running when the command is entered.
Forces the demo you're watching to skip to a certain tick.
This command produces a list of the highlights data extracted from the demo you're watching. Data will be pasted into your developer console.
Use this command for a list of the ticks that the game client determined to be important in a specific demo.
This command allows you to load a saved file. You can use this when you're not in multiplayer to bring up a demo file of yours or something similar.