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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.
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Snapfire and Void Spirit join the fray in Dota 2
Dota 2 roster is getting enriched with grumpy grandpa, Void Spirit, and the jolly grandma, Snapfire, who are joining the rest of the heroes as The Outlanders update goes live.
The International 2018 Primer - The top dogs and favourites
Seeing as we've covered the underdogs and dark horses in our last Dota 2 competitor rundown the favourites and heavy hitters deserve some attention too. All of these teams represent the cream of the crop in the competitive Dota 2 scene.
The International 2018 Primer - The underdogs and dark horses
With The International fast approaching, the world's very finest Dota 2 teams are going to duke it out to see who's the very best. The winning team will take with them the Aegis of the Immortal, the Stanley Cup of professional Dota 2.
Dota Plus will let players avoid unwanted teammates
Valve recently announced a slew of new features coming to Dota Plus. The subscription service will let Dota 2 players avoid unwanted teammates in the future as well as additional game-enhancing features.
Dota 2's renegades are unwanted and banned for 19 years
Valve posted their recent thoughts about Dota 2's problematic players in a wall of text otherwise aimed at the upcoming matchmaking changes. They made it clear such players are unwanted and are receiving hilarious 19-year long bans.
Dota 2 Team Liquid loses its roster
Team Liquid's Dota 2 roster has left the organisation, following the extremely successful season where the finished as runners up of The International 2019. Now they are striking out on their own.
Dota 2 The International finals conclude, OG takes it home
Dota 2 The International 2019 finals concluded with OG winning their second back to back title. They are one really rich organisation now as they picked up the main prize of the largest prize pool in esports history for two years in a row.
Steam will be launching in China in a heavily curated version
It's been a while since we reported of Valve's plans to expand their digital games distribution service to China in partnership with Perfect World Entertainment, and now we have some more information straight from the horse's mouth.
Certain phrases can get you banned in Dota 2 TI9 live stream
The International 2019 is Dota 2's biggest event of the year, this time held in Shanghai, China. Either as a sign of respect or mandatory code of conduct, Valve are censoring certain phrases such as Winnie the Pooh and Tiananmen Square.
Dota 2's The International 2019 kicks off with massive prize pool
The International 2019 is technically already underway with the group stage but once that concludes, the main event will kick off as players battle it out for the biggest prize in esports history - champions will get at least $15 million.