Friday, 20 October 2017
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Dota 2 patch 7.07, The Dueling Fates, adds two new heroes on November 1

Added: 20.10.2017 11:10 | 0 views | 0 comments

Update October 20, 2017: The system works - to get a Dota patch release date, you just need one six hour parody stream, the most intricate machinima troll of all time and a lot of faith.
Valve have announced the release date for Dota 2's next patch, the Duelling Fates. They'll be adding two new heroes and a whole big batch of balance changes on November 1, and everyone's quite excited.
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The announcement was made via Twitter:

Attempts to summon Dota 2's lead designer so he'll release patch 7.07 have reached the machinima stage

Added: 19.10.2017 14:10 | 0 views | 0 comments

Update October 19, 2017: The wait for Dota 2's patch 7.07 continues, and the community is still just a little bit unhinged about the whole thing.
Summoning the IceFrog, Dota 2's pseudo-anonymous lead designer and hero of the community, is a long-held secret nobody has ever truly unlocked. The latest attempt, however, is the closest anyone has gotten.
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Using Valve's various tools for creating custom items and effects, one has made this video of their personal unholy ritual:


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Valve: Fans are allowed to stream tournament DotaTV matches if ad & sponsor-free

Added: 14.10.2017 10:34 | 1 views | 0 comments

Update, October 14th: Valve are not a company known to move quickly or to take decisive action with any sense of urgency, but it would seem that unrest in the Dota 2 streaming scene is the catalyst required to make magic happen.
In , Valve have laid out an easy-to-understand set of rules governing third-party broadcasting of Dota 2 tournament matches. It seems reasonable enough, and should please most parties.
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In summary, fans are allowed to stream any DotaTV match to any audience even if there are official broadcasts running in parallel. In the case of commercial tournaments such as Starladder's I-League Invitational, third parties are asked to keep it low-key and non-commercial, so no branding or advertising beyond what Twitch add automatically, and no re-use of official tournament caster material.

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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Is the First Steam Game to Hit 2 Million Concurrent Users - IGN News

Added: 12.10.2017 19:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

The massive success of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has pushed the game to the top of Steam's current player listings, and now the game has broken the 2 million mark. It's the first Steam game to do so, and sits atop its mighty throne looking down on other Steam heavyweights like Dota 2, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, and Team Fortress 2.


Another day, another PlayerUnknown Battlegrounds record

Added: 11.10.2017 16:04 | 1 views | 0 comments

Update, October 11: PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is still growing, breaking its own records again this week.

At a certain point, you might start to wonder whether people will ever stop buying PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. According to , the most recent figures show that sales have topped 15 million, while the game’s peak concurrent player count has top two million.

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To put that in perspective, that concurrent player count is more than 700,000 higher than Dota 2, Valve’s MOBA which once held Steam’s concurrent player record, ever managed. It could be a while before PUBG catches up to Dota’s number of total owners, which currently sits at 116 million, but at this point I wouldn’t rule it out.

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PUBG passes 2 million concurrent players mark

Added: 11.10.2017 15:46 | 1 views | 0 comments

The most Dota 2 has achieved is 1.3 million.

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Fortnite Battle Royale hits half a million concurrent users

Added: 10.10.2017 11:45 | 2 views | 0 comments

I think there might be something to this Battle Royale game mode, you know. While , its free to play counterpart built on top of Epic’s Fortnite is doing similarly well. Creeping up on public numbers for the likes of Dota 2 and CS:GO, Fortnite Battle Royale hit over 500k concurrent players and 3.7 million daily active users - strong stats for a game that looked ready to disappear into nothingness.
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The news came via a tweet over the weekend:

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