Out of all the online games that were released in the past, Defense of the Ancients 2 or DotA 2 has been the most successful game until today. A lot of people are becoming more and more engaged playing this unique game and DotA 2 is not showing any signs of slowing down. Believe it or not, DotA 2 has been the headline for a lot of entertainment news for the past 5 years. In this article, we will be talking more about DotA 2 and why this game is taking over the entertainment industry.
DotA 2 is a unique strategy game and is an upgrade to the ever popular Warcraft 3. The objective of DotA 2 is to beat the enemy team by destroying their Ancient while protecting your own. The game is usually played by 10 players (5 for each team).
When you start the game, you will be required to pick a hero. The three main categories of DotA 2 heroes are the following: intelligence heroes, strength heroes, and agility heroes. As the game progresses, you will be required to earn gold and experience and these are used to make your hero stronger.
DotA 2 is very similar to chess, the better your opponent is, the more competitive and difficult the game becomes. This resulted to a lot of tournaments for the past years.
Majority of DotA 2 players are from Asia. Thailand and the Philippines are two of the most popular countries in Asia where players love to play DotA 2. There are also a lot of players in Sweden and other Northern European nations who are hooked in playing this massive online game. Sadly DotA 2 was not very popular in North America, this is why very few tournaments are held here and most of the teams decided to disband.
A big part of DotA 2’s success is because of it’s amazing map. This map was first created by the very talented Steve Freak but he later on passed the responsibility to Ice Frog (game developer). Even if this is the case, he is a big reason why DotA is very successful until today.
Despite the fact that no big sponsor chose to support DotA 2, updates for this amazing game are still being made regularly. If you are wondering how this is possible, it is because dedicated users/ players from all over the globe post their opinions and suggestions regarding hero and item changes.
Even today, Defense of the Ancients is still a trending topic for a lot of gaming news. This game is undoubtedly one of the greatest games created and if you have yet to play it, you should give it a shot soon.