Dota 2 will have its premier tournament this year, unless something drastic happens.
Valve has had issues with holding The International, Dota 2 's biggest tournament of the year, in the recent history, mostly due to issues that stemmed from the Coronavirus pandemic.
With the air clear, there is no reason not to have the tournament this year and Valve confirmed as much with the trailer that noted The International will return on October 14, 2023.
This time around, the tournament will be held in Seattle, USA.
The first days of the tournament will entertain the group stage, which will be followed by the playoffs. Technically, they are part of The Road to the International, which is apparently not the main event but it is kind of connected to it.
It sounds confusing for the time being but the company noted it will elaborate "in the coming weeks".
On October 27, 2023, Dota 2 fans will get to enjoy the main event, which will last until October 29.
There is currently no information about the tickets but much like the explanation for The Road to the International, this will be elaborated on in the near future.
No mention of battle passes was made so keep an eye out for the potential reward track grind announcements.
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