Valve makes changes to DOTA 2 to welcome new players - PC Invasion (blog)

Starting out in DOTA 2 is daunting and Valve realise this can be a problem when it comes to introducing new players to the MOBA. Valve has decided to make a few changes to make life easier and more pleasant for newbies. Today's DOTA 2 update changes ...

Dota 2 Update Looks to Help New Players - NZGamer.com

Developer Valve announced some new features for Dota 2, aimed at welcoming new players to their hit MOBA. “Some of the most satisfying moments in Dota are found in the first stages of learning the game, as you begin to see intricate strategies take ...

Valve are trying to make Dota 2 better for new players - PCGamesN

Valve are stepping in to try to make new players' journeys into Dota 2 as painless as possible. In a blog post, Valve acknowledge that “there have also been some issues that caused unnecessary challenges for new players in the past,” and are taking two ...

Dota 2 Update Makes the Game More Accessible to Newcomers - GosuNoob.com (satire) (press release) (blog)

Valve is introducing some key new features to Dota 2. They want to make the game more accessible to newcomer players. The first change is that new players will get access to a pre-approved list of twenty characters for their first twenty-five games ...

Dota 2 is getting more newbie friendly - Newburgh Gazette

Unfortunately, it's elitist community is another part of obstacle you'd have to put up with. Top Dota 2 players from all over the world are now gathering in Seattle to compete in the biggest esports event in the world: The International. Fortunately ...

Dota 2 update will make it more newbie-friendly - Stuff

Valve's Dota 2 is still king of the MOBAs but with competition in the online gaming arena, a new update is coming to entice new players into the game. Easier learning curve. New players will be restricted to a curated roster of 25 heroes - but it's not ...