Dota 2 is a competitive free to play game full of action and strategy.
The game is played both professionally and casually by millions of fans from all over the world and is the most played game in the genre. Competitive Dota 2 boasts the biggest prize pools for professional gaming with millions of dollars at stake annually.
How does Dota 2 earn money?
All players can select from a pool of over a hundred heroes. Unlike other games in the genre, money won't buy you heroes or power. This free to play game earns via cosmetic skins alone and rakes in millions of dollars every year with it's huge player base.
How to play Dota 2?
Dota 2 matches are played between 2 teams with 5 players each and the goal is to destroy each other's Ancient. Watch this video from Valve's Dota 2 tutorial to understand the concept of the Dota genre.
Dota 2 Overview (Video):
What is the meaning of Dota?
DOTA stands for Defense of the Ancients.
Each team has an Ancient and your team's goal is to defend it from the other team while attempting to destroy theirs.
How do I download Dota 2?
Just create a Steam account and go to Dota 2's Steam page and start downloading.
What platforms / operating systems does Dota 2 run on?
The game runs on PC and will be coming soon to both Mac and Linux.
When is the Dota 2 release date?