What You Need to Know About DotA 2 Before Playing
Defense of The Ancients 2, also known as DotA 2, is a free-to-play Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) type of game that captured the heart of millions of gamers worldwide. It has roughly 12 million unique registrations per month, and it had roughly a million downloads when it was first released. Many gamers did not have difficulty playing for the first time mainly because its origin, DotA 1, pretty much had the same gameplay as DotA 2. The only difference is that there are several amazing features that were added, such as costumes.
DotA 2, as any other MOBA games, is played in matches of 5 versus 5, wherein each member of a team will choose a hero of their own that they will control in an entire match. The main goal of each team is to destroy the “Ancient” of the opposing team. The team who destroys its opposing team’s Ancient will win the game. Each team must strategize on how to defend their structures, most importantly their Ancient, and strategize on how to destroy the opposing team’s structures and Ancient. Playing with a team is compulsory, though you will be placed with random teammates if you queue on matchmaking alone.