Dota 2 Korea Launch Details
2 Billion South Korean Won (1.77 Million US Dollars) 2013 Prize Pool
Professional Korean Dota2 players will be competing for a total of 2 Billion Won prize money for the year 2013. Various tournaments have been set up by Nexon to encourage the growth of Korean Dota2 teams and help market the game to the number one spot in the peninsula.
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Dedicated Korean servers
With dedicated Korean servers, Dota 2 Korea will also feature global play. There will be no region-lock and Korean gamers will be able to fight online against the best Aeon of Strife genre gamers from all over the world.
The game will be fully translated in Korean (text, audio) and all updates for the Korean version will be pushed out together with the rest of the world.
"Dota 2 ( 도타2 ) is a large joint-venture project between the two companies and it gives me great pleasure to introduce it in the country."
-- Erik Johnson, Valve Corporation Business Development
Dota 2 will be released in South Korea this 2013.