One of the most popular online games today is without a doubt, Defense of the Ancients 2 or DotA 2. 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. This has been the topic of of many entertainment news for the past 5 years. In this article, we will be discussing more about this online game and why a lot of people are hooked playing it.
DotA 2 is a strategy game that is based on 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 hero you will have to choose from are intelligence heroes, strength heroes, and agility heroes. As the game progresses, you will be earning experience and gold and you will use these to upgrade your hero.
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 the population of DotA 2 players are Asians. Most of the players in Asia live in Thailand and the Philippines. Players from Sweden and other Northern European nations also spend a lot of their time playing DotA 2. Since DotA 2 did not make a lot of noise in North America, a lot of teams disbanded and very few tournaments were held in this country.
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 true, he is still an icon and a key creator of DotA 2.
A lot of updates are still being made despite the fact that DotA 2 has no official support. The game lives because of the dedicated players/ users from all over the world, they share their opinions and suggestions to the game developers in order to make the necessary changes when it comes to heroes and items.
Even today, Defense of the Ancients is still a trending topic for a lot of gaming news. This game has the potential to be the best online game in history and if you have yet to try it, you are missing out on the fun.