Dota 2 launches properly as two years of beta come to an end


May 4, 2013

Dota 2 has launched properly after two years of beta, Valve has announced.

The company is adding players in waves to maximise game performance. The Starter Packs and Access Passes have been discontinued.

Dota 2 is Valve's free-to-play follow up to the Defense of the Ancients mod for Blizzard's Warcraft 3 real-time strategy game. It is phenomenally popular, and enjoys a monthly user base of more than three million - the largest in Steam's history. Peak concurrent users are over 300,000.

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