GAMEPLAY - Elder Titan: Fixed Natural Order not upgrading on Elder Titan. - Elder Titan: Fixed Ancestral Spirit waking up units that were hit by the Spirit Stomp. - Elder Titan: Fixed Ancestral Spirit having the wrong radius while returning after it expired. - Fixed Shadow Blade incorrectly revealing its owner on secondary attack types if they occurred after the fade time.
UI - The combat log is now localized. - The Watch tab will now default to the Tournaments sub-tab if there is a live match. - Added an automatic "(idle)" tag in Rich Presence for players that are AFK. - Tournaments are now sorted by their last game played. - Fixed a bug where notifications of item purchases didn't work if the courier did the purchase. - Fixed bug where chat ban notifications weren't displaying hours left correctly.
PERFORMANCE - Reduced memory usage.
AUDIO - updated Nightstalker ult, made global for teammates. - fixed Mana Leak target sound. - fixed Dust sound
GAMEPLAY - Elder Titan: Fixed Ancestral Spirit giving vision to Elder Titan while dead. - Elder Titan: Fixed Earth Splitter being placed slightly too far forward. - Elder Titan: Fixed Natural Order not getting upgraded on the Ancestral Spirit if it was already in the air. - Elder Titan: Fixed Natural Order sometimes not getting applied before Ancestral Spirit's damage. - Ursa: Fixed Fury Swipes stack getting dispelled with Magic Immunity
PERFORMANCE - Added vsync support to windowed modes - Reduced memory fragmentation
COMMUNITY - There are now 6 broadcaster channels - Added map ping throttling for communication banned players
INTERNATIONAL COMPENDIUM - Now highlights Compendiums that are gifts from other players. - Updated with new stretch goals. - Prize pool now displays how much the Compendium owner has contributed. - Fixed an issue where the Smeevil Courier view counter was not updating correctly.
DOTA ECONOMY - Particles on unusual couriers work again. - Strange items that count things other than kills work again.
- East and West Qualifier predictions are now visibly locked when the timer expires. - The effect of Pennants and Compendiums are now cumulative when calculating spectator item drops. - Team members may now edit team data. - Fixed an issue where Dota TV connections could fail with several thousand spectators.
- Made team schedule text entry boxes 32 characters rather than 16. - Fixed crash on Alt-Tab. - Fixed crash on map load. - Increased the size of the team selection dropdown. - Corrected a sorting issue in the heroes played profile popup - Changed memory allocation strategy to address a crash when the game has been running for a long time.
GAMEPLAY - Fixed Dark Pact removing Last Word. - Fixed Dark Pact not removing Poison Attack. - Fixed Dark Pact not removing Poison Touch. - Fixed Dark Pact not removing Telekinesis. - Enabled Bristleback Skywrath Mage and Slark to Captain's Mode (Tournament Version)
COMMUNITY - Fixed a bug that was allowing extra report submissions on Sundays
UI - Revised the Community page. - Added an icon for league games to the Live, Recent and Downloaded game lists. - Changed Heroes Played and Game History to be popups in the Profile. - Numerous improvements to the Tournament Scheduling interface. - Fixed Buy Back availability in spectator dropdown being inaccurate sometimes. - Improved web browser performance. - Fixed hitches when spectating games and switching between heroes.
SOUNDS - New lines added to Skywrath Mage, Timbersaw, and Bristleback.
WORKSHOP - Added an Animation Overlay dropdown to the Workshop Model Preview. - Added Lycanthrope's wolves to the Ability Model import list.
GAMEPLAY - Enabled Drow and Tusk in Captain's Mode (Tournament Version) - Enabled Bristleback, Slark and Skywrath Mage in Captain's Mode (Latest Version) - Brewmaster: Fixed primal splits not always starting with the correct unit selected. - Skywrath Mage: Fixed hitbox being too small. - Slark: Fixed Shadow Dance giving Slark flying vision. - Slark: Fixed Shadow Dance granting passive bonuses to Slark illusions. - Slark: Fixed an issue causing Shadow Dance's passive modifier to not update in the UI, despite being active. - Slark: Fixed Dark Pact continuing while Slark is dead. - Slark: Essence Shift counters on both Slark and enemy heroes will show the total duration ( i.e. the time that the most recent stack will expire.) - Slark: Fixed a number of incorrect spell interactions with Dark Pact. - Slark: Fixed a number of horizontal movement ability interactions with Pounce. - Troll Warlord: Fixed Berserker's Rage bonus damage not being applied as base damage. - Tusk: Fixed Frozen Sigil not affecting magic immune units.
ECONOMY - All Defense 2 War Dogs are now Vintage quality. - Dota 2 Vintage quality items can now be traded on the Steam Community Marketplace.
COMMUNITY - Added stricter system implementing communication (voice and text) bans for abusive players - Combined voice and text reports into a single 'communication' report - Reduced reports per week to 4 - Removed ability for spectators to report players in-game. - Reports now allow single selection of behavior type only
GAMEPLAY - Beastmaster: Fixed Wild Axes losing vision after the second cast. - Doom: Scorched Earth now shows its duration on the buff icon. - Lich: Fixed Frost Armor auto-casting while Lich is channeling. - Magnus: Fixed a rare crash involving Skewer. - Slardar: Fixed Slithereen Crush not slowing attack speed. - Spectre: Fixed Haunt illusions moving while out of the game. - Timbersaw: Fixed Timberchain travelling too fast. - Timbersaw: Fixed Timberchain not latching quite far enough. - Tusk: Fixed Tusk not issuing an attack order on the snowballed unit after the snowball crashes. - Enabled Drow and Tusk to Captain's Mode (Tournament Version next week) - Fixed Towers sometimes attacking slower when they have low hit points
UI - Added tab to the Watch section showing downloaded replay files
VISUALS - Riki: Added Smoke Screen and Blink Strike animations. - Sniper: Added victory animations and more aggressive posing of idle, run and attack when enemy is in range.
BOTS - Bots now know to avoid standing in Macropyre and Ice Path.
WORKSHOP - Added a button to the preview that allows you to test your imported model in-game, in a local server.
- Added Netolic Pro League Ticket - G-1 Courier: Added particle effects, haste animation and upgraded courier quality - Bristleback: Fixed Quill Spray stacks being removed by Dark Pact and Kraken Shell. - Bristleback: Fixed Warpath's oldest stack duration not getting refreshed if another spell was cast with max stacks. - Rubick: Fixed Rubick gaining infinite no-collision if he stole another spell while following the Spectral Dagger path.
BOTS - Bots will now soimetimes use Medallion of Courage on neutrals. - Fixed BH potentially selling a stout sheild that he needs to make poor man's shield. - Sand King will now break Sandstorm if he's not invisible.