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Dota 2 Update Will Introduce a Decent Tutorial

Qskan, 25 March 2021, 15:05

Valve finally took to tanglibly helping newcomers in Dota 2. For years, the popular MOBA game was known for its high entry threshold and hopeless tutorial. Now, things about to change. The update is expected to be released later today.

Modders Prepare Improved Tutorial for New Dota 2 Players

Adrian Werner, 09 March 2021, 13:08

Dota 2 fans have decided to create a new tutorial for the game to replace the official one, considered to be useless. For this purpose, they have already raised over $26,000 to pay the modders.

DOTA Will Get a Netflix Show

Adrian Werner, 17 February 2021, 11:26

Netflix and Valve have announced DOTA: Dragon's Blood, an animated fantasy series based on the popular MOBA game.

Valve Declares War on Toxicity and Account Boosts in Dota 2

Aquma, 20 October 2020, 15:55

Valve Software intends to fight more actively against toxicity and account boosting in Dota 2. 14 thousand people have recently been banned for manipulating the MMR ranking. The game will also receive a system for reporting inappropriate behavior, modelled on CS:GO's Overwatch.

Dota Underlords has Lost 90% of Players; Dota 2 in Retreat

Entelarmer, 06 January 2020, 19:15

Dota records a rather poor launch into 2020. In the last 30 days, Dota 2 has recorded the lowest number of people in the game in over six years. That said, only a fraction of the more than 200,000 players who checked Dota Underworlds at launch are playing it now.

CS:GO Renaissance is Here; Hard Times for Dota 2

Froozyy, 27 November 2019, 16:32

The average number of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive players has grown to over 400,000 in recent months. This is the highest score this year and one of the best in the history of the game. Whereas Dota 2 is doing worse and worse - for the first time since January 2014 the average number of players was below 400 thousand.

Toxic Dota 2 Players Banned Until 2038

Aquma, 18 September 2019, 14:41

Valve Software has banned the most toxic group of Dota 2 players. The ban on logging in to the servers will last until 2038.

Winners of Dota 2 The International 2019 Tournament Claim $15 Million

Froozyy, 26 August 2019, 14:45

By defeating Team Liquid in the finals of The International 2019 Dota 2 tournament, OG earned more than $15 million. The players of the winning team went down in history, as they were the only ones to reach for the trophy for the second time.

Best Earning Gamers in eSports

Froozyy, 24 August 2019, 21:26

Dexerto has published a list of the best earning players in eSports. A Dota 2 player leads in the ranking.

Record Prize Prepared For the Winners of Dota 2 Tournament

Froozyy, 15 August 2019, 16:22

The winners of the on-going Dota 2 tournament, The International 2019, can expect a huge amount of money to win. Practically the entire prize pool is funded by fans of the game.

Largest Prize Pool in History of E-sports on Dota 2 Tournament

Froozyy, 21 July 2019, 15:20

The prize pool for The International 2019 Dota 2 tournament has just beaten the record set by Fortnite World Cup. The pool has already exceeded 30 million dollars and continues to grow.

Dota 2 Gets Rid of Toxic Players, if You Pay For it

Adrian Werner, 19 May 2019, 20:25

This year, when you buy Battle Pass for Dota 2 (accompanying The International eSports event), you'll have access to a new feature that allows you to avoid players who don't like you when searching for games.

OpenAI Bots Defeat Dota 2 Champions

Vergil, 17 April 2019, 14:46

Teams competing in international Dota 2 tournaments will have to face a new threat. OpenAI has developed bots that managed to defeat the current champions - OG team from Europe - in a fair team match.

Valve Acquires Dota Auto Chess Devs?

Entelarmer, 21 February 2019, 01:48

New rumors about a possible acquisition of Dota Auto Chess developers by Valve are surfacing on the web. According to VPESports, the company is considering to change the popular mod into a commercial one and take over its developer.

Dota 2 Popularity Reaches Two-Year Peak

Frozen, 11 February 2019, 19:44

The number of Dota 2 community members have returned to its 2017 levels. What contributed to the current state of affairs it the Dota Auto Chess mod, developed by the Chinese team at Drodo Studio.

Moral choice strategy/adventure This Is the Police gets a release date

luckie, 06 July 2016, 10:20

Moral choice strategy/adventure This Is the Police is coming out this month - on July 28. The game will be available in popular digital stores for $15.