Gameplay patch 7.12 released: Long-awaited changes are here

After an undeniably stale meta that has made the last few LAN tournaments a lot less exciting than they should have been, we are finally gifted with a long-awaited gameplay patch today. Strangely in the midst of the Dota 2 Asia Championships 2018 Major, that finished its first round of matches in the group stage today, we have been granted the promise of the scheduled bi-monthly gameplay patch shortly after the tournament's broadcast concluded. The various nerfs and buffs come as a much-needed change that addresses most meta heroes directly, considering the last patch only addressed the gold mechanics in the game. Gameplay: * Enabled Pangolier in Captain's Mode *…

by Dotagang
April 1, 2018

Dota 2 client gets quality-of-life revamp in patch 7.08 CONTINUE

PROFILE UPDATE In the years since 2015’s Reborn update, which brought Dota 2 into Valve’s Source 2 engine, players have lamented the loss of their profile’s “featured heroes” tidbit. It allowed players to show off their favorite heroes — or, at least, the one with the nicest hats they were willing to share. Thankfully, this feature has been reborn, and you can show off your Immortals once again. But this profile re-addition comes with a few other neat updates that makes understanding a Dota player’s history better. This especially includes better visualization of statistics, including “Most Successful Hero,” the player’s “All-Hero Challenge”…

by Dotagang
February 3, 2018