Dota 2 is a free Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) and real time strategy game.
It’s the stand-alone sequel to the Defense of the Ancients (DotA) mod. Dota 2 is a competitive game of action and strategy, played both professionally and casually by millions of passionate fans worldwide. Players pick from a pool of over a hundred heroes, forming two teams of five players.
The objective of the game is to destroy the enemy team’s Ancient, a building located in their base. On the enemy’s side of the map are buildings protecting the enemy Ancient that must be killed before a team can reach the enemy Ancient.
- An extremely rewarding and tense team-based multiplayer experiences.
- 9 standard game modes.
- 112 “Heroes” – strategically powerful player-controlled units with unique special abilities. All heroes have different abilities, starting numbers in attributes, and attribute gains per level.
- Seasonal events.
- Spectating live games and viewing replays:
- Player Perspective.
- Free Camera.
- Follow Hero.
- Auto Camera.
- Commentator (if applicable).
- Resume From Replay.
- Commend/Report Player.
- Item Suggestions.
- Cosmetic Item Store.
- Steam Community Item Workshop.
- Search for and download the replays of recent games.
- Bot Matchmaking System.
- A secondary low priority match-making pool for players who ruin games.
- Guide System.
- Guild System.
- Tutorial System.
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