January 21, 2021

Dota 2 revamps watch tab and mobile app updates

Valve has updated the Dota 2 Pro Circuit mobile app and added several new features under the in-game Watch tab ahead of the official DPC 2021 esports season. Dota 2 players can now follow their favorite team’s matches in the game client. Valve has also announced team content packages to be released later this month. […]

January 8, 2021

Community Mourns Removal of CS:GO Bots from Matchmaking

This new year has brought a surprising and rather disappointing change to CS:GO bots with a new update. Valve effectively removed bots from competitive matchmaking and wingman modes. Bots will no longer replace disconnected or kicked players in these game modes. Removal of CS:GO Bots Previously, when players disconnected in a CS:GO matchmaking game, the […]

January 5, 2021

Valve shares Dota Pro Circuit 2021, regional leagues and DPC schedules

On New Year’s Eve, Valve announced the revamped Dota Pro Circuit 2021 (DPC 2021) to kickstart the esports side of Dota 2. With details from schedules, road maps and how the regional league will operate, here’s a breakdown of the DPC 2021. Dota 2 Regional Leagues Valve is implementing regional leagues as part of their […]

January 4, 2021

Newbee and former team banned by Valve

Chinese esports organization Newbee has been banned alongside five of its former players by Valve and Perfect World due to match-fixing. The aforementioned will not participate in any esports events hosted and organized by Valve and Perfect World. This ban adds to the already devastating suspensions from ImbaTV and the Chinese Dota 2 Professional Association […]

December 29, 2020

Steam hits 23 million concurrent record this Christmas

Steam made headlines recently as it peaked with a new record of concurrent active video game players this Christmas. Toppling last year’s mark at 15.8 million, the platform surpassed itself with 1.5 times the number of players it had in 2019. Thanks to popular games like CS:GO, Cyberpunk 2077, and more, a peak of 23 […]

November 26, 2020

Valve delays new Dota 2 hero and updates esports

Valve gave the Dota 2 community an update yesterday on its esports scene and promised updates, including information on the new character. Upcoming Updates https://t.co/9T2TRFn6wX — DOTA 2 (@DOTA2) November 25, 2020 Valve Update Commonly known for a lack of communication, Valve surprised fans with this news. This blog post speaks of a quick update […]

October 16, 2020

Valve communicates on new Dota 2 hero and updates

Dota 2 developer Valve surprised fans today when it shared many details about the future of the game, including info about the next heroes and more updates. An Update to Dota Plus and Guilds. https://t.co/GH8GhBxk24 — DOTA 2 (@DOTA2) October 15, 2020 Dota 2 Heroes and Updates In the blog post on the Dota 2 […]

October 11, 2020

TI10 prize pool peaks at $40 million

Once again Dota 2’s premier esports event, The International 10 shatters records with its prize pool. After crossing the TI9 prize pool recently and becoming the largest ever esports prize pool, the TI10 Battle Pass successfully surpassed the $40 million mark. Even ignoring previous Dota 2 TI events, the largest event is the 2019 Fortnite […]

September 24, 2020

ESL replaces MIBR and Hard Legion in IEM New York

ESL just announced a few changes related to the teams participating in the IEM New York Online. The organization had to select two new teams after the removal of both MIBR and Hard Legion. ESL uses Regional Major Ranking to select teams worthy of participating in Intel Extreme Masters New York Online. Over the year, […]

September 23, 2020

100 Thieves Coach Chet may swap to VALORANT

A recent report shows that 100 Thieves Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Coach Chet Singh is currently considering leaving the organization and moving to VALORANT. Many professional players from both CS:GO and Overwatch already considered this move. Notable examples include 2019 Overwatch League MVP Jay “Sinatraa” Won and , Hunter “SicK” Mims joining Sentinels. The esports world […]