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DotA 2 gets new update with features designed to welcome new players - GameZone;

DotA 2 gets new update with features designed to welcome new players - GameZone

GameZoneDotA 2 gets new update with features designed to welcome new playersGameZoneDotA 2 is one of Steam's major flagship titles, and for good reason; it's one of the finest MOBAs on the planet. Unfortunately, it's gotten a bit of a bad rap when it comes to its barrier of entry. New players often find it hard to stick with the game ...and more »

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

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

PC Invasion (blog)Valve makes changes to DOTA 2 to welcome new playersPC 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 ...and more »

Valve hopes the latest Dota 2 update will make it more 'welcoming' for new players - PC Gamer;

Valve hopes the latest Dota 2 update will make it more 'welcoming' for new players - PC Gamer

PC GamerValve hopes the latest Dota 2 update will make it more 'welcoming' for new playersPC GamerThe update restricts the number of heroes available to new players, and also the amount of people they can play with. Comments. Shares. The multiplayer online battle arena is not the easiest genre in the world to dip a tentative toe into. There's a lot ...and more »

You're Now Less Likely To Play With Jerks When Starting Out In Dota 2 - GameSpot;

You're Now Less Likely To Play With Jerks When Starting Out In Dota 2 - GameSpot

GameSpotYou're Now Less Likely To Play With Jerks When Starting Out In Dota 2GameSpotDota 2 is notorious for having a steep learning curve and a community that's not always welcoming to newcomers. Recently, however, developer Valve released an update that is designed to help beginners have a better and more encouraging experience ...and more »

August 2017 eSports Calendar: Dota 2 Puts On the Biggest eSports Event Ever - Game Revolution;

August 2017 eSports Calendar: Dota 2 Puts On the Biggest eSports Event Ever - Game Revolution

Game RevolutionAugust 2017 eSports Calendar: Dota 2 Puts On the Biggest eSports Event EverGame RevolutionThe world of eSports is raging on in August 2017, but most of that is coming from the Dota 2 scene, where Valve is putting on their annual and perennially record-breaking Dota 2 International Tournament, and most every other eSport is staying out of ...and more »

The International 7 schedule: Group stage and main event - The Flying Courier;

The International 7 schedule: Group stage and main event - The Flying Courier

The Flying CourierThe International 7 schedule: Group stage and main eventThe Flying CourierThe annual Dota 2 spectacular The International is about to start, and fans of the MOBA—and across esports—are gearing up to catch a glimpse of some of the most talented players in the game. The free-to-watch event for the free-to-play game will be a ...and more »

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

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

NZGamer.comDota 2 Update Looks to Help New PlayersNZGamer.comDeveloper 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 ...and more »

Infographic Breakdown of The International Dota 2 Tournament - Dexerto;

Infographic Breakdown of The International Dota 2 Tournament - Dexerto

DexertoInfographic Breakdown of The International Dota 2 TournamentDexertoWith The International Dota 2 tournament approaching in early August, Ivan Ganev of EsportRat constructed an infographic detailing a history of the annual event. Taking place at the KeyArena in Seattle, Washington, The International, also known as 'TI ...and more »

Dota 2 Patch Streamlines Hero Selection, Removes “Unnecessary Challenges” - GamingBolt;

Dota 2 Patch Streamlines Hero Selection, Removes “Unnecessary Challenges” - GamingBolt

GamingBoltDota 2 Patch Streamlines Hero Selection, Removes “Unnecessary Challenges”GamingBoltValve Corporation has released a new update for its popular MOBA Dota 2 and it's one that should help ease new players in better. The update does several things including limiting the hero selection screen to showing just 20 heroes that the developer ...and more »

How Dota 2 Plans To Bring In New Players - Cinema Blend;

How Dota 2 Plans To Bring In New Players - Cinema Blend

Cinema BlendHow Dota 2 Plans To Bring In New PlayersCinema BlendDota 2 recently received an update designed with new players in mind. Specifically, it makes a pair of changes to the way newcomers will play the game that should help them feel more welcome and less overwhelmed; keeping their hero options limited ...and more »

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

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

PCGamesNValve are trying to make Dota 2 better for new playersPCGamesNValve 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 ...and more »

Valve is changing Dota 2 to make the experience less frustrating for new players - VG247;

Valve is changing Dota 2 to make the experience less frustrating for new players - VG247

VG247Valve is changing Dota 2 to make the experience less frustrating for new playersVG247Dota 2 has received a new update designed to make the game more inviting for new players. The patch brought two features that Valve says will help remove “unnecessary challenges” that faced newcomers in the past. First, the game's hero selection screen ...and more »

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

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

GosuNoob.com (satire) (press release) (blog)Dota 2 Update Makes the Game More Accessible to NewcomersGosuNoob.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 ...and more »

'Dota 2' seeks to help newcomers on their new update - Normangee Star;

'Dota 2' seeks to help newcomers on their new update - Normangee Star

Normangee Star'Dota 2' seeks to help newcomers on their new updateNormangee StarDota 2, like many multiplayer gaming communities, is not always the most friendly to new players. Toxic players are a known-issue in most MOBA games; as such, limiting new players' exposure to them, at least initially, could be a beneficial method of ...and more »

Valve updates Dota 2 to make it easier for new players to get started - eSports Pro;

Valve updates Dota 2 to make it easier for new players to get started - eSports Pro

eSports ProValve updates Dota 2 to make it easier for new players to get startedeSports ProDota 2 have made some changes to the game ahead of The International 2017, which is occurring this week, making the game more welcoming to new players ahead of the influx of rookies that try the game for the first time during Valve's mega-tournament.and more »

Valve makes Dota 2 more welcoming for newcomers - Eurogamer.net;

Valve makes Dota 2 more welcoming for newcomers - Eurogamer.net

Eurogamer.netValve makes Dota 2 more welcoming for newcomersEurogamer.netValve has introduced features to Dota 2 to make the game more welcoming to new players. Writing on the Dota 2 blog, Valve acknowledged there have been problems which previously deterred new players. "Some of the most satisfying moments in Dota are ...and more »

Dota 2 Update Adds Features to Help New Players - IGN Africa;

Dota 2 Update Adds Features to Help New Players - IGN Africa

IGN AfricaDota 2 Update Adds Features to Help New PlayersIGN AfricaValve has pushed out a new Dota 2 update to assist fledgling players as they start their journey into the infamously difficult MOBA. The first and most major change has to do with hero selection. Dota 2 currently features 113 playable heroes, each with ...and more »

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

Dota 2 update will make it more newbie-friendlyStuffValve'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 ...and more »

DOTA 2 Update Aims to Make Things Easier for New Players - AusGamers;

DOTA 2 Update Aims to Make Things Easier for New Players - AusGamers

AusGamersDOTA 2 Update Aims to Make Things Easier for New PlayersAusGamersAs the Invitational draws closer, DOTA 2 has received a new update aimed at newcomers. Which is great news because trying to learn the ropes of an already established and popular MOBA can be quite the daunting task. The update itself sounds great too, ...and more »

Dota 2 Makes Changes To Welcome New Players - Comicbook.com;

Dota 2 Makes Changes To Welcome New Players - Comicbook.com

Comicbook.comDota 2 Makes Changes To Welcome New PlayersComicbook.comSome changes are being made to the popular MOBA Dota 2 that should make the game a bit more approachable for players looking to start out in the PvP action and in MOBAs in general. The update for Valve's hit game launched on Thursday that made ...and more »