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New changes for the Ranked Matchmaking system

January 17, 2020

Valve continues to tinker with the Ranked Matchmaking (MMR) system in Dota 2. In the update from January 17, the game developers tweaked the gain/loss values for solo and for party queue, removed the fast/slow queue and added a new ranked option.

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7.23f patch released by Valve

January 7, 2020

Valve released an update 7.23f for Dota 2. With it, the developers weakened several heroes - including Doom, Drow Ranger, Tiny and Treant Protector.

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Valve updated the in-game guides editor

January 1, 2020

On the night of January 1 the patch for Dota 2 was released, with which the the model of Snapfire was slightly changed. The developers also fixed the interface of in-game guides editor and added the missing features to it. The size of the update is 83.8 MB.

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Ogre Arcana and Frostrvious Event released

December 19, 2019

Ogre's Arcana has finally dropped, along with a new treasure and a new reward line for the holiday season. After waiting for a couple of months, the TI 9 Arcana Winner finally gets the prize. Alongside the Ogre Arcana, Valve also gave us information about TI 10, as well as a couple of other rewards.

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Patch 7.23e released - all the XP talents are gone

December 14, 2019

Valve has released an update 7.23e for Dota 2. The developers removed all the XP talents and changed the characteristics of some of the characters. Check out the full list of changes in the post!

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Gameplay Update 7.23d released for Dota 2

December 12, 2019

Update 7.23d for Dota 2 has been released. The experience gained from killing heroes and outposts was reduced, as well as the number of Tome of Knowledges available at the minute 10. The developers also removed two neutral items from the game - Elixir, and Helm of the Undying.

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Bounty runes only scale every 5 minutes now in Dota 2

December 10, 2019

A recent Dota 2 update has changed the increment intervals of bounty runes. Other quality of life changes, such as Dota Plus quests and graphical changes, were also added yesterday.

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Patch 7.23c released, Third Eye deleted and big changes to Treant Protector

December 7, 2019

On December 7th Valve released a 7.23с patch for Dota 2. The developers made a few changes to the balance and fixed and reworked some of the abilities of the heroes, as well as changed the neutral and regular items. The biggest changes were made to Treant Protector, which changed some of the talents and added inborn passive ability.

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Void Spirit receives even more nerfs

December 6, 2019

Valve has released another small, unnamed balance patch for Dota 2. This time, Void Spirit is the target of IceFrog’s nerf hammer and it’s no surprise to those who’ve tried or played against the hero.

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The Outlanders update didn't help to increase the playerbase of Dota 2

December 1, 2019

Peak online in Dota 2 after the release of the patch 7.23 was 701 thousand users. The result, which was recorded on November 30 was worse than at the beginning of the month. On November 9, Valve's MOBA was played by 708,000 users simultaneously. The statistics were provided by the Steam Charts portal.

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