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Dota Underlords

Free fantasy tactical game based on the popular Dota Auto Chess od for Dota 2 MOBA game. The game is loosely inspired by the chess game Dota Underlords, and the key to it is the right choice of warriors. The production was developed by Valve Software.

Strategy | fantasy | turn-based | play for free | tactical | logical elements | network | multiplayer | auto battler

Dota Underlords cover

developer: Valve Software

publisher: Valve Corporation

Official website

Game mode: single / multiplayer

Multiplayer mode: Internet, players: 1-8

game release date:



Dota Underlords is a free production which refers to the popular mod for Dota 2 - Auto Chess (this modification will also be converted into a separate title). So we are dealing with an eight-person online game very loosely inspired by the chess game. In Dota Underlords we will see characters known from the MOBA mentioned above. The development and release of this production is the responsibility of a well-known company Valve Software.


Clashes in Dota Underlords are played on square-shaped maps that resemble chessboards. Gameplay is divided into rounds - in each of them we choose the right heroes from the list. The player then decides which of them he wants to place on the battlefield. Each character has its cost in a virtual currency.

Warriors may belong to different specialties. What's more, heroes enter into different types of relationships with each other, resulting in powerful bonuses. The selection of heroes plays a key role in deciding on our strategy for the whole start. We must make decisions quickly, because in each round we have a limited time for this, and the characters are chosen from a common pool - the rival can beat us, making it impossible to use the preferred tactics.

The selection of units is all the more important because the fights are played automatically - we cannot actively control our heroes or even give them orders.

Game modes

At Dota Underlords, we can play alone or with others. In single player mode, the gameplay is focused on competing against the bot. What's important, the player can choose the right difficulty level (from easy to hardcore).

In a multiplayer game we have a choice between two options - we can play in cooperation with other players (the role of the opponent is played again by bots), or compete with up to seven other people in the classic multiplayer mode, in which our results are listed in a special table, allowing you to compare your achievements with the other participants in the game (as the game progresses, we gain more ranks).

It is worth noting that Dota Underlords supports the cross-play function - multi-player battles can be played with players on any of the platforms on which the game was released. Moreover, the progression system is common to all devices - the progress achieved on the smartphone, for example, will be transferred to the computer version (and vice versa).

Technical aspects

Dota Underlords has a decent three-dimensional graphic design, which is maintained in a characteristic comic book style. The latter are inspired by the game Dota 2, with which this production shares one universe.

System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

Minimum: Intel Core i5 2.4 GHz, 4 GB RAM, graphic card 128 MB Intel HD 520 or better, 7 GB HDD, Windows 7/8/10 64-bit

Android OS

Android OS

Additional information (AND): Internet connection is required.  

Apple iOS

Apple iOS

Additional information (iOS): Internet connection is required.  

Dota Underlords Open Beta Launches
Dota Underlords Open Beta Launches

news 21 June 2019 15:18

An open beta of Dota Underlords, a game from Valve Software based on the hit Dota Auto Chess mod, was launched.

Dota Underlords - Open Beta of Valve's Auto Chess Launches Soon
Dota Underlords - Open Beta of Valve's Auto Chess Launches Soon

news 14 June 2019 15:19

In a week's time, players will have the opportunity to participate in the open beta of Valve's new Auto Chess based production - Dota Underlords. Dota 2 Battle Pass holders can take part in closed tests now.

Valve Registers Dota Underlords Trade Mark
Valve Registers Dota Underlords Trade Mark

news 15 May 2019 23:31

Valve has registered the name Dota Underlords as a trademark of a computer game. We do not know the details yet, but it seems that Gabe Newell and the company are preparing to announce a new game.

Valve Announces its Own Game Based on Dota Auto Chess Mod
Valve Announces its Own Game Based on Dota Auto Chess Mod

news 22 May 2019 21:44

Valve has announced that it is working on its own PC game based on the Dota Auto Chess mod. It will be independent of the mobile Auto Chess, which is being developed by the Chinese studio Drodo (the authors of the original mod).

Dota Underlords - Battle Pass Prototype Tests Have Started
Dota Underlords - Battle Pass Prototype Tests Have Started

news 14 July 2019 18:34

Valve released the so-called Proto Pass for Dota Underlords, a prototype battle pass, which was given to everyone taking part in the open tests of the game.

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