On November 20, the first season of the brand-new Astralis documentary, "Behind the Stars," premiered on the official Astralis YouTube channel.
The first four episodes offer a raw and in-depth look behind the scenes of the Danish esports organization and its Counter-Strike main team. It provides an exclusive glimpse into the eventful journey during the spring and summer of 2023.
This new documentary explores how the professional esports athletes of the main team cope with the immense pressure of being part of one of the world's most renowned Counter-Strike brands, Astralis. The documentarist had carte blanche to capture everything unfiltered—the ambitions, the exhilaration, the harsh tensions, the severe burden, and all the significant highs and lows—from the energetic initial meetings and CS:GO matches at the start of the year to the heartbreaking disappointment of missing the final CS:GO Major.
Watch Behind The Stars—An Astralis documentary
Behind the Stars is a thrilling and unique documentation of Astralis, encompassing the main team, the players, coaches, management, and staff like never before.
All four episodes of Season 1 are now available for streaming on our YouTube channel, providing fans unprecedented access and giving them stories and details never shared before. This unfiltered view behind the scenes offers an intimate, all-access series that lets viewers experience firsthand the inner dynamics of the organization.
An Unfiltered View Behind the Scenes
The first season of this documentary offers an unfiltered, in-depth look behind the scenes of the Danish esports organization Astralis, capturing every triumph and setback.
It's an intimate, all-access series that allows viewers to experience firsthand the inner dynamics of the organization.
Spanning four episodes, Season 1 covers the period from January 2023 to August 2023. It follows the Counter-Strike main team and its performance staff striving to reclaim their status as one of the world's top teams. Over these eight months, the Danish quintet experienced a mix of minor victories and significant defeats, including a heartbreaking failure to qualify for the final CS:GO Major in Paris.
The summer of 2023 brought significant changes, with several players leaving the roster and new talent stepping in, aiming to restore the team's legendary status. The season concludes with a pivotal decision to rebuild the roster, replacing legacy players and key performance management.