Dota 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.
User reviews:
Recent:
Very Positive (16,822 reviews) - 85% of the 16,822 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
Overall:
Very Positive (559,999 reviews) - 90% of the 559,999 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Jul 9, 2013

Sign in to add this item to your wishlist, follow it, or mark it as not interested

Play Dota 2

Free To Play
 

Recommended By Curators

"The premier multiplayer misery simulator."
Read the full review here.

Recent updates View all (127)

June 23

Immortal Treasure II



Immortal Treasure II is now available, and includes items for Windranger, Undying, Riki, Morphling, Lich, Earthshaker, Mirana, and Invoker. All Battle Pass owners can find their unlocked treasure ready to open in the Armory. This treasure features escalating odds—each one you open increases your chances to receive a bonus rare Mirana item, a very rare golden version of the Riki item, or an ultra rare Invoker Immortal bundle, each with their own independent escalating odds chance. Level up your Battle Pass to unlock more treasures. 25% of all level sales will go directly to The International 2016 prize pool. Head over to the Battle Pass website for a preview of the custom spell effects contained in the new Immortal Treasure.

As another bonus for Battle Pass owners, we have also added new in-game Battle Predictions, which will allow in-client spectators of the Regional Qualifiers to make predictions based on in-game events. Correctly guess the number of Roshan kills, the hero with the highest net worth, which team will destroy the first barracks, and much more—the available predictions will differ each game. Make enough correct calls to earn up to three Achievements and their accompanying Battle Point rewards. Each correct prediction will be added to your overall tally and can be tracked in the Achievement tab until all three are completed.

For a chance at more Battle Points, click over to the Compendium section of your Battle Pass to predict which teams will win the four Regional Qualifiers and punch their tickets to Seattle. With the Open Qualifiers wrapping up on June 24, and the Regionals set to run June 25 - 28, make sure to get your predictions in before 7:00 p.m. PDT on June 24.

This update also includes added support for resizing the mouse cursor in the Options menu, a change to reduce hitching when watching replays, and some improvements to bot behavior. Additionally, the inaugural Battle Cup is almost here, and details on the beta tournament will be available soon.

425 comments Read more

June 13

Manila Champions, TI Qualifiers and 6.88 Gameplay Update



Congratulations to OG for their Manila Major Championship. They had an impressive run through the Upper Bracket, taking down Natus Vincere, MVP Phoenix and Newbee. Team Liquid defeated five different teams in the Lower Bracket as they climbed their way back up to face OG in the Grand Finals. OG secured the victory by defeating Team Liquid 3-1, earning them an impressive second Major Championship title.



With The Manila Major behind us, teams set their sights on The International taking place this August. The Open Qualifiers will be kicking off June 21st, with the Regional Qualifiers right afterwards on June 25th.

In preparation for The International, a balance focused patch will be released today. In the 6.88 update you will find various minor balance tweaks geared towards ironing out some rough edges as we head into ESL Frankfurt next weekend and The International Qualifiers the following week. Head over to the patch notes page to read up on the changes in the 6.88 gameplay update.

360 comments Read more

Special Offer

About This Game

Dota 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. Radiant heroes then battle their Dire counterparts to control a gorgeous fantasy landscape, waging campaigns of cunning, stealth, and outright warfare.

Irresistibly colorful on the surface, Dota is a game of infinite depth and complexity. Every hero has an array of skills and abilities that combine with the skills of their allies in unexpected ways, to ensure that no game is ever remotely alike. This is one of the reasons that the Dota phenomenon has continued to grow. Originating as a fan-made Warcraft 3 modification, Dota was an instant underground hit. After coming to Valve, the original community developers have bridged the gap to a more inclusive audience, so that the rest of the world can experience the same core gameplay, but with the level of polish that only Valve can provide.

Get a taste of the game that has enthralled millions.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7 or newer
    • Processor: Dual core from Intel or AMD at 2.8 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: nVidia GeForce 8600/9600GT, ATI/AMD Radeon HD2600/3600
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 15 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible
    Minimum:
    • OS: OS X Mavericks 10.9
    • Processor: Dual core from Intel
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: nVidia 320M or higher, or Radeon HD 2400 or higher, or Intel HD 3000 or higher
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 15 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04
    • Processor: Dual core from Intel or AMD at 2.8 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: nVidia Geforce 8600/9600GT (Driver v331), AMD HD 2xxx-4xxx (Driver mesa 10.5.9), AMD HD 5xxx+ (Driver mesa 10.5.9 or Catalyst 15.7), Intel HD 3000 (Driver mesa 10.6)
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 15 GB available space
    • Sound Card: OpenAL Compatible Sound Card
Customer reviews
Customer Review system updated! Learn more
Recent:
Very Positive (16,822 reviews)
Overall:
Very Positive (559,999 reviews)
Recently Posted
Gasche
( 26.2 hrs on record )
Posted: June 27
Fantastic game
Helpful? Yes No Funny
Gabru the Great.
( 1,525.6 hrs on record )
Posted: June 27
♥♥♥♥ing nice
Helpful? Yes No Funny
hide on bush
( 341.7 hrs on record )
Posted: June 27
just write ezpz at the end of the game.
Helpful? Yes No Funny
☯️ ⭐️Ikaru⭐️☯️
( 32.4 hrs on record )
Posted: June 27
great game and all but people report you too much and you end up being punished for nothing
Helpful? Yes No Funny
Kid
( 468.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 27
good
Helpful? Yes No Funny
cvcxcvx
( 689.4 hrs on record )
Posted: June 27
nice game to play
Helpful? Yes No Funny
Meth Prophet
( 382.9 hrs on record )
Posted: June 27
best game ever
Helpful? Yes No Funny
danny
( 166.8 hrs on record )
Posted: June 27
Great graphics, interesting and complex mechanics make strategy a necessity to win. Team communication is a must, but is even more rewarding when it pays off.
Helpful? Yes No Funny
Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
217 of 239 people (91%) found this review helpful
260 people found this review funny
Recommended
12,479.7 hrs on record
Posted: June 16
I played it a little bit. I'm not very good but it's an OK game.
Was this review helpful? Yes No Funny
234 of 291 people (80%) found this review helpful
158 people found this review funny
Recommended
3,825.5 hrs on record
Posted: May 31
Dota 2 has Destroyed my Life.
Was this review helpful? Yes No Funny
151 of 179 people (84%) found this review helpful
145 people found this review funny
Recommended
1,087.4 hrs on record
Posted: June 10
D elegation
O f
T otal
A utists With

2 Much Time On Their Hands
Was this review helpful? Yes No Funny
185 of 229 people (81%) found this review helpful
273 people found this review funny
Recommended
2,286.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 3
This game is like anal, hard in the beginning but you get a lot of pleasure once you get used to it.
Was this review helpful? Yes No Funny
58 of 69 people (84%) found this review helpful
52 people found this review funny
Recommended
1,897.6 hrs on record
Posted: June 10
While playing this game you might as well move to Russia after a couple of hundred hours
Was this review helpful? Yes No Funny
86 of 120 people (72%) found this review helpful
15 people found this review funny
Recommended
53.7 hrs on record
Posted: June 17
After playing THOUSANDS of hours in League of Legends, i gave Dota 2 a try. I can already tell Dota 2 is far better than LoL, in every way.
Was this review helpful? Yes No Funny
39 of 47 people (83%) found this review helpful
41 people found this review funny
Recommended
2,598.7 hrs on record
Posted: June 5
Its a fun game, but it will tear your soul out if you aren't careful. Also a free but rather rage inducing Roseta Stone. Learn up to 6 languages today!
Was this review helpful? Yes No Funny
65 of 103 people (63%) found this review helpful
63 people found this review funny
Recommended
6.6 hrs on record
Posted: May 31
people who like dota 2 will like this one.
Was this review helpful? Yes No Funny
40 of 59 people (68%) found this review helpful
6 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
2,784.8 hrs on record
Posted: June 14
I just hate the community. Win or Lose, Trash talk everywhere.
Was this review helpful? Yes No Funny
30 of 46 people (65%) found this review helpful
7 people found this review funny
Recommended
1,120.4 hrs on record
Posted: June 17
Better than League Of Legends

because it has Sniper and Techies ^

11/10 would mining again
Was this review helpful? Yes No Funny