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"Free to Play is a 2014 documentary film by American video game developer Valve Corporation. And finaly it's free!"
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“A fascinating, eye-opening look at how video games are becoming the next-generation of sports.”
-Geoff Keighley, Spike TV

“Beautifully captured and wonderfully executed; Free to Play is a film about heart, passion and what drives us. Surely, it will become the definitive E-sports documentary, but really, it resonates well beyond. Free to Play is a remarkable film.”
-Lisanne Pajot & James Swirsky, Creators of Indie Game the Movie

“A fascinating and humanising insight into the world of eSports.”
-Wired.co.uk

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About the Movie

Free to Play is a feature-length documentary that follows three professional gamers from around the world as they compete for a million dollar prize in the first Dota 2 International Tournament. In recent years, e-sports has surged in popularity to become one of the most widely-practiced forms of competitive sport today. A million dollar tournament changed the landscape of the gaming world and for those elite players at the top of their craft, nothing would ever be the same again. Produced by Valve, the film documents the challenges and sacrifices required of players to compete at the highest level.

Free to Play Competitor's Pack



The Free to Play Competitor's Pack will also be available for purchase on Steam and the Dota 2 Store on March 19th, 2014. 25% of the sales will be distributed to the players featured in the film as well as the contributors. The Free to Play Pack will include the following:

  • Fear's Sven Set - Created by Jeremy Klein, Ziedrich
  • hyhy's Doom Set - Created by Vermillion Wlad
  • Dendi’s Pudge Set – Created by Danidem, Bronto ϟ Thunder
  • Free to Play Wards – Created by Valve
  • Free to Play HUD – Created by Valve
  • Free to Play Courier – Created by Valve

About the Players

  • Dendi: Born in L’viv, Ukraine, Dendi began playing video games at a young age after his older brother received a PC from their grandmother. As he had with his other early interests in life, music and dancing, Dendi picked up games very quickly and was soon excelling far beyond his age bracket. The prodigious dexterity earned through long hours of piano study was soon put to use in local gaming tournaments where he earned a reputation as a dominant and creative competitor. Though he was successful at other games, he knew he found his calling when he stumbled upon Dota.
  • hyhy: If you’ve followed the development of Singaporean Dota, then Benedict “HyHy” Lim is a name that is familiar to you. Born in Singapore on 1990, HyHy’s rise to prominence began when he and teammates represented Singapore in the 2007 Asian Cyber Games. The following year, he was victorious in the Electronic Sports World Cup. Since then his body of work has become a pillar in the Dota 2 community. Never one to shy away from controversy, HyHy speaks his mind, and has made a name for himself as one of professional gaming’s most driven and versatile players.
  • Fear: Arguably among the most formidable Dota 2 players to ever come out of the Western Hemisphere, Clinton “Fear” Loomis, has never had an easy path in front of him. Ever the underdog, he’s used a balance of raw skill and hard-earned experience to overcome the isolation that US players often face when they compete at the highest level. Born 1988, his work ethic and dedication have taken him from Medford, Oregon to Europe, to China, and finally to the Dota 2 International, the tournament with the largest prize pool in the history of video games.

System Requirements

PC
Mac
    Minimum:
    • OS: Microsoft® Windows® XP Home, Professional, or Tablet PC Edition with Service Pack 3; Windows Server® 2003; Windows Server® 2008; Windows Vista® Home Premium, Business, Ultimate, or Enterprise (including 64-bit editions) with Service Pack 2
    • Processor: 2.33GHz or faster x86-compatible processor or Intel® Atom™ 1.6GHz or faster processor for netbooks
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Hard Drive: 5 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: 2.4Ghz or faster x86-compatible processor
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Hard Drive: 5 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Mac OS X v10.6
    • Processor: Intel Core™ Duo or faster processor
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Hard Drive: 5 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Not compatible with OSX 10.7.3
    Recommended:
    • Processor: Intel Core™ Duo 2.4Ghz or faster processor
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Hard Drive: 5 GB available space
Helpful customer reviews
38 of 50 people (76%) found this review helpful
2.1 hrs on record
Showed this to my parents, still didn't approve me to quit school and play pro Dota D:
Posted: October 4
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8 of 9 people (89%) found this review helpful
1.5 hrs on record
10/10 It's a movie with achievements.
Posted: October 4
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8 of 10 people (80%) found this review helpful
1.8 hrs on record
A tragicomedy of the magnitude of any Sylvester Stallone or Arnie effort, gamers treated like rockstars, it's bad enough with the young and 'hard of thinking' worshipping rockstars like rockstars, but now the wretched sheeple are latching on to this manipulative nonsense, I despair for the future of humanity, Mehhhhhhhhh!
Posted: September 26
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.5 hrs on record
It's a free documentary about the DOTA 2 championship for 1 million dollars. It follows 3 people's journeys too this great moment and their reactions to their losses and wins. It's just cool. BUT ITS NOT A GAME. ITS A DOCUMENTARY AND AN ENJOYABLE ONE AT THAT. Just don't think this is some sort of game, because it isnt'.
Posted: October 13
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
1.4 hrs on record
just awesome movie, becouse it is ) and, also that my home city team has won tournament ))
Posted: October 10
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
5.1 hrs on record
This Movie was so inspirational.
but for some point we need to limit our self from reality and from gaming.
this move was so awesome a big check for this. :)
Recommend to watch even your not a Dota/ Dota 2 player.
Posted: October 7
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
1.7 hrs on record
Free to Play is a movie about people who play Dota 2 for a living. There is really not much else to say about it becasue thats all the movie is. But the movie would be good for some people to watch, bt not everyone.

+ The Movie is filmed like a Documentary which works will and I think its the only thing they could have dont to make it intresting.

+ The Dota 2 players all talk about them self which gets you involved and you will soon know about the diffrent Dota 2 teams.

+ Its just over one hour long which is good a time to set becasue it would start getting boring.

+ There are bonus features like behind the scenes and deleted scenes, thats if you cant get enough of Free to Play.

+ Achievements are also added for some odd reason but they are easy to get becasue all you have to do is watch everything. You dont even have to do that! Just skip every video to the end and you get the achievements...

+ I have to give it a extra plus becasue its a free movie. They could of made people have to pay for the movie but they did not want to which is very nice of them.

- The beginning of the movie is very slow and can be hard to get in to.

- Seems to repeat itself at times so they can make the movie a little bit longer.

- It trys to play on your emotions alot, I dont know why but it does not work. I can tell how much it means to them but I did not have the same feeling for them and thats probaby becasue I dont play Dota 2.

- If you dont play Dota 2 then the movie will seem a bit boring.

Overall I think the movie is okay and is good in some ways but becasue I do not play Dota 2 it was not intresting for me to watch the movie again. But I can see if other people who play Dota 2 would like. I would give it a 6 out of 10. I would only recommend it to Dota 2 players.
Posted: October 15
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
5.2 hrs on record
For dad
For Girlfriend
and.....
For NEW DESK!!!!
Posted: October 10
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.5 hrs on record
we won ti4 boys
Posted: October 14
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
2.9 hrs on record
Good movie, 10 out 10
Posted: October 15
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.6 hrs on record
GG WP!!
best documentary film EVER!
Posted: October 19
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.4 hrs on record
Nice Documentary! makes you realise that this is only the begginig for gamers on a professional manner, they are just like evreyone of us and we will be the mark for the following years to come.
Have make me want to actually travel to watch a professional tournament sometime and care about Dota more.
Good job Valve! :)
Posted: October 4
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
7.2 hrs on record
So emotional...
Posted: October 2
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
2.0 hrs on record
This is a review from a guy who hasn't played any Dota2 and isn't aware of the players/game in general.

I LOVED this movie/documentary isn't all about Dota2 its about the players the cultures the come from, the scarifies and the pressure the have to face in order to be a part of e-sports.It's really an inspiriting movie and everyone whether the like Dota2 or not should watch at least once.
Posted: October 3
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
0.5 hrs on record
Allahu ackbar'd my ♥♥♥♥♥♥ so did cakesi 9/11 would evola again...
Posted: October 13
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
1.6 hrs on record
A great documentary!

10/10
Posted: September 29
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
0.1 hrs on record
I didn't install through Steam, I pirated it instead. Pretty sure it is the same, so:

8/10 - pretty good documentary.
Posted: October 3
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3 of 7 people (43%) found this review helpful
0.4 hrs on record
Installed this many months ago to give it a watch. It didn't work for me then and now many months later it still does not work past the menus. As soon as I go to begin the movie... *black screen*

Why does Valve let this rubbish on the store! Don't support a lazy developer who can't even QA their work!

Running on Ubuntu 14.04, tried re-installing, verifying files, disabling Steam overaly and nothing works. Can watch the videos outside of the loader but then I can't get dem achievements.

Overall rating: 0/10 because I can't get past the menus.
Posted: October 13
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
1.2 hrs on record
Personally, I loved watching this documentary. Before, I thought Dota was mediocre, as my first moba I could not be bothered to find out more about it. Then I watched this, and became interested in learning more, and began to play a lot more. Now my most played game on steam, I have a team with 5 other friends who play together in casual pub games, and gain a lot of enjoyment. I looked back at this and gained even more from the meaning, and resent how long it took me to get interested. Probably best however, to watch this on youtube, as Valve uploaded it on their official youtube page (Hence how I have seen it twice with 1.2 hours into it).
Posted: October 1
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2 of 6 people (33%) found this review helpful
0.3 hrs on record
it fricken sucks it just a movie about dota2
Posted: October 12
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