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Valve Officially Attending Gamescom, Dota 2 Invitational Tournament To Be Held?

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Valve Officially Attending Gamescom, Dota 2 Invitational Tournament To Be Held?

It would not be much of a surprise to see Valve attending Gamescom this year, having been absent from E3, of which has recently been made official on the convention website. But what would be surprising is that they are, according to a handful of sources, going to be showing off Dota 2 for the first time in public — but in the form of an invitational tournament, or a “promotional tournament”, as they put it.

Valve recently mailed several professional Dota players invitations to a “Dota 2 International Invitational being held in Cologne, Germany” which will, according to the letter, “mark the first public presentation of Dota 2”. On top of all of that, a thread on GosuGamers tells that there will be a prize pool in the tens of thousands of US Dollars, as well as beta invites for the players involved (of which has been going on for some time now with friends and family of Valve).


  1. Hey guys I’m on vacation right now but happy birthday Vic and great article as usual! Keep up the good work!

  2. Well, DoTA is a pretty niche game, Knowing how good valve’s creations are I think they can at least try and throw it in to the spotlight for a bit.


  3. This news is a bit old….

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