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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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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.
Dota 2 to substitute party MMR with role-based rating
Valve have recently announced some controversial changes they will introduce to Dota 2's MMR systems. The first one is that party and solo MMR will no longer be separate, followed by role-based rating for core and support players.
Dota 2 The International 2019 prize pool crosses $30 million
Dota 2's main event of the year, The International 2019 has officially become the tournament with the biggest prize pool history, once again. Unlike before where Valve beat their own records, now they beat that of Fortnite World Cup.
Dota 2 The International 2019 participating roster is complete
The International 2019 participating team roster is now fully known, unlike the final prize pool size since it's nearing $30 million and has about one month to go, until 15 August 2019. Fortnite World Cup prize pool will be dethroned.
The International 2019 directly invited teams have been revealed
Dota 2 The International 2019 direct invites have been revealed in semi-official capacity. It was courtesy of Wykrhm Reddy once again - no one knows his actual connection with Valve but everyone knows there is one as his news turn out true.
Dota 2 The International 2019 prize tops 2018 pool with over $25m
Dota 2's International is reaffirmed in 2019 as the Heavy-Hiter among esports in time for August finals, at least in terms of prize pools. Well over $25.000.000 await as 2018's record total is again left in the dust of esports history.
The International 2019 qualifier dates have been revealed
Wykhrm Reddy, the mysterious figure that tends to be the first one to announce Dota 2 news has offered some insight again. This time around he announced the dates of qualifiers, group stage and the main event for The International 2019.
Valve announce Dota 2 Battle Pass ahead of The International 2019
Valve's money-making machine MOBA, Dota 2, is about to restart its engines with the new Battle Pass that will contribute to The International 2019 prize pool. It features 2,000 tiers with rewards in just about every aspect of the game.