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Dota 2 is a free-to-play multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) video game developed and published by Valve Corporation. Dota 2 is played in matches between two teams that consist of five players, with both teams occupying their own separate base on the map.

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  • Sign in (21.05%)
  • Matchmaking (21.05%)
  • Glitches (5.26%)

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  • tobangga
    wirangga (@tobangga) reported

    DoTA's 7.20 patch is broken #2018In5Words

  • DullTwig
    finals stress nap (@DullTwig) reported

    @violetdeer66 Oh that's super weird, I don't think I've run into that issue but like dota has a lot of jank so the reinstall should fix it lol, and audio jank does happen a lot with like buying items/locking in heroes/like anything with sound in the pre-game screen tho jsyk

  • violetdeer66
    An Outcry (@violetdeer66) reported

    @DullTwig It's only happening in dota so it's not an issue with the computer I don't think

  • Inso_
    Inso (@Inso_) reported

    I dont deal w/ SFV so I cant speak on other things they have planned but regarding internal ads, as long as it's SFV related content and not intrusive I dont see a problem. Dota2 has been doing it for skins and compendiums since forever so I dont know why capcom waited until now

  • Bayuarief12
    Bayu arief (@Bayuarief12) reported

    Pls fix my internet 2 day no dota :( @FirstMediaCares

  • Fanus09171447
    Fanus (@Fanus09171447) reported

    @KheZzu_ @DOTA2 @IceFrog All their staff moved over to @PlayArtifact to try save it,so Dotas very extensive bug list will just remain as such since theres no proper management and they dont have money to employ more people so.Also no one there knows how to fix bugs in source2 since they just keep coming.

  • lrncegnzls
    Laurence Gonzales (@lrncegnzls) reported

    @gr8diZaster @PlayArtifact @wykrhm @DOTA2 Meanwhile dota 2 cant even provide a decent update time and cant even reply to issues about the china drama asap. Lmao

  • Sad_Pancake
    Steven Daniel McKenna (@Sad_Pancake) reported

    @bradshoemaker @dannyodwyer I feel like we can give a pass to a game like Dota that is Basically a live service and constantly evolving

  • BeingKrennic
    Director Krennic (@BeingKrennic) reported

    Well, I can say that #Steam works perfectly on #Linux so far. Successfully installed #DOTA2 and tried that out. Going through the tutorial, which has its problems, but glad I am, because the control arrangement isn't what I'm used to.

  • SafwanIskandar_
    _Bangwan (@SafwanIskandar_) reported

    @Hoii_Mijan Maybe router or maybe nak kena call unifi maki, tapi dota okay je.. dia bila connect phone je problem i dont know ******* why defuck kan

  • TheRealRaxyz
    Raxyz (@TheRealRaxyz) reported

    @Nerfnow So yeah, it's no DotA, but it seemed to have paid off enough to make it worthwhile. We'll see it if they ever issues an official statement on it

  • Skizzors
    Skizzors (@Skizzors) reported

    In other news Dota went okay tonight, Rocket League was okay, and Smash was legit as always. Wanted to stream but something else now isn't working that I'm going to need to try and fix today >_>. Stay tuned for more news on that.

  • SwagLordH
    Hatem Hammad (@SwagLordH) reported

    @DOTA2 umm... RIKI BASE DAMAGE BUFFED BY 3, THIS WILL SURELY MAKE HIM RELEVANT COMPARED TO ALL THE OVERBUFFED HEROES THAT ARE CONSTANTLY GETTING FIXED :) HAHA. MEMEZ! KEK! EKS DEE... I dont think buffing a hero that relies on his passive for damage is relevant, fix his kit.

  • daibzer
    daibzer (@daibzer) reported

    @EpheyDota @DOTA2 they think es still broken, you have to see the bug as a passive nerf

  • kyledegez
    Kyle Monsale (@kyledegez) reported

    @DOTA2 Dota is broken

  • ansar_Az
    ansar (@ansar_Az) reported

    Celcom please have a good internet service, ik stress out trying to release with playing some dota

  • Viccroy
    Viccroy (@Viccroy) reported

    @HavokCryptic @FortniteGame @DOTA2 Those are broken systems then. I don't doubt that @EpicGames is capable of implementing this system without any issues.

  • AntoDioto
    AntoDio (@AntoDioto) reported

    @i99dota @DOTA2 I also had that issue

  • satasd31
    Space (@satasd31) reported

    @DOTA2 Yo ********, can you fix the ranked match-making. The allocation of players into teams is worst I have ever seen. I've been playing this ******* game for 6 years and nothing changed. Start to fix the ******* RMM system you shittards or make the game "pay to play"!

  • Paulygonn
    ☃️🎁🎄🎮Paulygonn🎮🎄🎁☃️ (@Paulygonn) reported

    Man @DOTA2 is in a rough place right now. Five patches for the patch already & still the game is broken as shit, not to mention a complete hero imbalance. Yeah time for a long #DOTA2 break, have tons of other things I want to play anyway.

  • william_vergara
    William Vergara (@william_vergara) reported

    @DOTA2 when are you going to nerf pangolier. He is broken!

  • SWORD666
    Strings (@SWORD666) reported

    @Purificationone in my opinion , fight fire with fire just make all the champions equally broken that would be a real balance instead of trying to get the same champions on the same Level of power , that is what Dota2 have done basically

  • holtalanm
    Alan Holt (@holtalanm) reported

    @Loving_Angel77 @Slasher @Cylints i agree with you. one of the underlying problems is the insane negative consequences there are for leaving a game sometimes. like, in some of the more popular games that i love you get perma banned for leaving too many games *cough* LoL *cough* DotA. it is stupid.

  • Bro_Im_Slow
    Virgil Caine (@Bro_Im_Slow) reported

    Everyone I know who played/plays dota2 that isnt Asian comes from a broken home or was molested

  • Scarecrow720
    Viktor (@Scarecrow720) reported

    @garbagebcn @DisguisedToast As a player I don't care how the game is watched, because i'm playing it xD. I Dota for example but it's too complex for me so that's why I dont play it. The problem is that a lot of people like me dont want to pay for a game that we may don't like

  • frendazoned
    lanlingwangfan1995 (@frendazoned) reported

    Like i actually would love to know what ******** is going on at the valve offices that dota is in such a terrible just technical state so much shit is just Not Working

  • JavierFlores006
    Javier Flores (@JavierFlores006) reported

    Fix crash when launching game please @DOTA2 @wykrhm

  • ProfClockwork
    Admiral Clockwork (@ProfClockwork) reported

    I should be happy that its not distracting me, but Dota 2 is straight up broken on my end. Can't connect to the game coordinator upon starting up, and when it does connect the game crashes. @DOTA2

  • Fire_Badger
    Howard Lovecraft Pet Naming Services LLC (@Fire_Badger) reported

    @RLewisReports my only problem is a lower threshold on my strangling quota than the king alpha. you turned that dota player into a ****** washcloth my dude. i need a father figure

  • daryzy_
    大瑞 (@daryzy_) reported from Taichung City, Taiwan

    dota is broken now

  • DotaMemes2
    Dota_Memes (@DotaMemes2) reported

    @EpheyDota Bug fix only available for Battle Pass or DotA Plus owners

  • MaidBore
    Aleuzi|A|izeulA (@MaidBore) reported

    Playing Artifact in dota is hard with lack luster arrangement of cards. Gonna have to do this trail an error to see if I have something manageable

  • titas_p
    Anurag Pramanik (@titas_p) reported

    @DOTA2 people are using hacks these days too much! plz fix

  • tryskinsru
    TRYSKINS (@tryskinsru) reported

    DECEMBER 2018: [DOTA]:Added roulette WTFSKINS + deposit prices + unstables + overstocks; [DOTA]:Added exchanger CSDEALS + deposit prices + unstables + overstocks; [DOTA]:Added service BS(LS) - last sale price, date.

  • nnua_
    🍀 (@nnua_) reported

    This only happens to Dota. PC has no problems, neither is the Internet. This only happens mysteriously on Dota 2 only. And it's really annoying.

  • AhmMhd_Says
    Abdul Hakeem Mahmood (@AhmMhd_Says) reported

    @Sumair_Khaliq Dota took longer to complete but it never lags in gameplay, so im assumming CS wont lag either during gameplay.

  • milfgaardian
    Jill Valentine almost @ Convictus (@milfgaardian) reported

    A ddos is just the authentic Aussie DOTA tournament experience to be honest

  • Unreal_Dota
    Sirus (@Unreal_Dota) reported

    @MericGaming @DOTA2 Valve is one of the largest game developers not doing well as game updates. I don't know what is their issue.

  • remilinn
    rauf (@remilinn) reported

    Praying new patch fix dota please

  • snehalsingh9
    Snehal Singh (@snehalsingh9) reported

    @DOTA2 hii .... I just wanted to inform you that due to the recent update realesed DOTA interface has gone to default and we r not able to change it .... So if u could look into the problem with a solution that would be helpful ... Thank uou

  • 1stFuriosa
    Furiosa (@1stFuriosa) reported

    @DOTA2 Audio/Visual Items on armory not working, cant select, please fix

  • remilinn
    rauf (@remilinn) reported

    Dear @DOTA2, I can't open dota. everytime I run it crashes before getting into main menu in today's update. Hope you'll fix it

  • FireCulex
    Matthew M. Dean (@FireCulex) reported

    @skippy0330 @TwLandsbytossen @SatisfactoryAF Competition is good. As a consumer I go out of my way to support Valve exclusively. Issue of trust, reliability. ie. branding. Played Half-Life in highschool. Love Dota 2. Steam came out in 2003. Other then Unreal Tournament 2004 I haven't played any Epic games not incl Fornite.

  • Calliethulhu
    Female-Presenting Shoggoth ⚢⚧💜🐙 (@Calliethulhu) reported

    @Jaesnek Idk, I feel like Dota has a lot of problems with this actually

  • BoYanNoSmoke
    Chu Bo Yan (@BoYanNoSmoke) reported

    @LodaBerg i mean this problem is caused by the fact that the playerbase for league is higher than dota more than anything. so need to focus on getting more players in rather than ti imo

  • 2b_doto
    Noah 2B Schwarz (@2b_doto) reported

    1-Locate C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\dota 2 beta\game\dota\cfg 2-Open machine.vcfg with any text editor (I used Notepad++) 3-Set "speaker_config" to 0 (mine used to be 7) 4-Launch game if you cannot launch dota, fixed my start up crash.

  • photosaurusrap
    Rap (@photosaurusrap) reported

    @DOTA2 fix your game. It crashes

  • Fubarrossi21
    Fubarrossi (@Fubarrossi21) reported

    @DOTA2 your latest update made the game crash every 30sec or so, well played gentlemen

  • SatyrevV
    Ferariu Alexandru (@SatyrevV) reported

    @DOTA2 Yo volvo, you ruined arcade mode with last update, fix pls, ty.

  • VillenMillenion
    VillenMillenion (@VillenMillenion) reported

    @HattonGames @csgo_dev i uninstalled it and went back to dota, cause of the toxic community that is back and the bugs, lots to fix

  • _Ghillie_
    _Ghillie (@_Ghillie_) reported

    @BananaGamingCS sad thing is we could have more than dota 2 if @csgo_dev just fixed the intel problem

  • Succinct_Punchy
    Punchy (@Succinct_Punchy) reported

    i'd like to hold GDQ responsible to some extent but I can't really because even Valve has had issues with immigration going "lol look at this non-white person trying to come over, denied" when trying to get DOTA2 pros over for the International.

  • GamerKinXell
    GKX (@GamerKinXell) reported

    @DOTA2 The community itself is a problem. Toxicity runs deep in dota, perhaps it's time to take better care of the community than spitting lazy answers. Just in case anyone took it wrongly, I'm not defending kuku nor Valve

  • math_hob
    Math_hob (@math_hob) reported

    @epicentergg fix this lag on the dota 2 eng stream!

  • N0DaddyTRM
    z3r0f4th3r (@N0DaddyTRM) reported

    Introduction of BR is good for the growth of CSGO and won't really impact the competitive aspect too much. This is not the worst move Valve had done for CS. Dota2 is already F2P and cheaters isn't the biggest problem. Every online game will have cheaters despite prices.

  • yvnnyrby
    C/Eng'r. Lamberte (@yvnnyrby) reported

    @DOTA2 NEED TO FIX PA CRIT PLIS MATCH ID: 4258722888

  • purplehexed
    [X] (@purplehexed) reported

    My experience with Dota 2 has led me believe that cooperation is not a viable solution to any problems.

  • HyperionPlays
    @hyperion@multicast.social (@HyperionPlays) reported

    *saves major dota 2 event from crippling ddos attacks* All in a days work.

  • de_shortdust
    Josh (@de_shortdust) reported

    @szym__ Valve is just chasing after your money at this point. First, you need passes for missions in CSGO or TF2, then DotA 2 got a subscription service, then Valve released a card game and to top it off, theres BR now. I'm waiting for Valve to make an open world game like RDR2 or FO76

  • ajkfreak
    Aaron J. Girton (@ajkfreak) reported

    f2p bins a portion of revenue for valve, which inherently means they'll attempt to source other mediums of $$, most likely crowdfunding for events in a similar fashion to dota like compendiums etc, too many people on here are thinking small picture, it's stuff to build on and fix