About the game
Dota 2 is a free-to-play game that came into the world as a sequel to Defense of the Ancients, which, in turn, was a community-created mod for Blizzard Entertainment's Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos.
Dota 2 Articles
Hoodwink joins Dota 2 in a massive update
Valve released a huge update in Dota 2 which brought balance changes to a ton of heroes but also introduced a new one that can grow trees, named Hoodwink.
Dota 2 gets Diretide as players started to give up hope
Valve added Diretide event to Dota 2 after players have been asking for it to return for a long time now. It brings Halloween-themed cosmetics and activities, as you might expect.
Dota 2's Autumnal Treasure now live, Guild changes coming
Valve released a lengthy blog post about Dota 2 changes regarding the Guild system and announced the new cosmetics that will be available for shards during autumn 2020.
The International prize pool reaches $40 million
Valve broke the prize pool record for an esports event once again as players kept throwing money into their battle passes, boosting The International's prize pool to over $40 million.
The International prize pool record is broken, again
Another year, another prize pool record broken by Dota 2's The International. However, this year had a few hitches that may have helped beat the record set in 2019.
Dota 2 Aghanim’s Labyrinth update causes a stir among the fans
The latest Dota 2 event, Aghanim’s Labyrinth, was received with tonnes of praise from players. But a recent update that brought a lot of changes to the new event, many in the way of nerfs, has caused outrage within the community.
Aghanim's Labyrinth comes to Dota 2 with more battle points
Valve kicked off an event that will bring a pile of interesting things for Dota 2 players as well as some bonuses for the battle pass holders to help them level up.
Dota 2's The International 10 battle pass lasts longer and offers several personas
Valve dropped the latest Dota 2 battle pass, filled to the brim with desirable cosmetics. Many eyes are on the new Anti-Mage persona which may just be in reach without paying for levels due to extended BP length.
Dota 2: patch 7.25 is out and there are some big changes
Dota 2 patch 7.25 is out and it's introduced some big changes regarding the pick phase, Heroes, and items, which will certainly have a huge impact on the current state of the game. The number of comebacks will surely go up with the adjustments to the Bounty system.
Upcoming Dota 2 tournaments cancelled due to Covid-19
Valve announced that their esports events in Dota 2 will get hit by the disruption caused by the Coronavirus outbreak, just a week after cancelling ESL One Los Angeles.