Dota 2 is an implementation of the “Defense of the Ancients” (DotA) map for Warcraft 3. It is one of the most successful online multiplayer games at the moment. Dota 2 was developed by Valve Corporation and released in July of 2013. The game is available through the Steam delivery platform. After The International 4 (Dota 2 World Championship), it became more famous and global than any computer game was before. Valve brought cyber sport and competing scene of computer games to a new step. The prize pool was 10,000,000$(!!!), which is the largest through the history of cyber sport. Since then, Dota 2 is not only a computer game, but a discipline of cyber sport which is evaluating by huge steps nowadays.
The game involves two teams of five people. One team plays for the bright side (The Radiant), another – for the dark (The Dire). Each player controls one hero. The hero can gain experience to increase their level, earn gold, buy and collect items that improve his in-game impact. Each player is constantly receiving a small amount of gold from its base, as well as earning small amounts of gold for killing enemy creatures and big – for killing heroes. Teams spread all lines where they struggle with enemy heroes and minions under computer control. Minions appear every half minute on each team`s base. The goal is to destroy the main building on the enemy base. Dota 2 includes in-game chat and voice-chat to improve the team play between players. As well it has in-game guides that will help you to learn playing any champion you would like
Start playing Dota 2. Learn the basics. Increase your gaming skills. Bring your own strategies and your own view on the gaming phase.