Dota 2 27th August Patch – Content Analysis

Matthew 'Cyborgmatt' Bailey

Front End Changes

New League Passes

Dota Regions

"Dota Regions is a tournament where 16 top semi-pro/pro teams compete for a $1,500 cash prize!"

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MSI Southeast Asian Dragon Battle

"The Southeast Asian Dragon Battle features the best teams in Southeast Asia competing for $3,000!. This event is sponsored by MSI and Adata. "

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Barganizer Online Tournament

"The first online tournament organized by Barganizer for amateur teams to compete from Indonesia!"

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CSPL: Dota 2 League Season 2

"The second season of the CSPL Dota 2 League continues where more than a thousand different players will fight for a prize and the title of champion! "

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ProveYourSkillz Tier 1: South America

"ProveYourSkillz is a free to watch and free to play league where teams compete for prizes."

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Electro Dota 2 League Season 1

"Sixteen teams compete from Russia and CIS countries for 3,200 Rubles!"

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New League Passes - Bundles

Dota 2 Champion's League Season 4

"The Dota 2 Champion's League is back with Season 4! The top teams will compete for $50,000 plus $2.50 from each bundle sold! Bundle also includes the Basim courier and loading screen!"

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Includes the Basim courier and loading screen

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SLTV Star Series Season 10

"This October marks the 10th anniversary of Starladder's original Star Series. In Season 10, the world's strongest teams will face off and compete for the right to mark down their names in the history books as champions. Bundle includes the 'Scarlet Quarry' set for Tiny."

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Includes the Starladder Season X Compendium

The compendium will go live later this week.

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Also Includes the Scarlet Quarry set for Tiny

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Back End Changes

Updated Strings

The armoury expander no longer shows the incorrect amount of slots.

+ "DOTA_BackpackExpander_Confirm" "Are you sure you want to expand your Armory? The Armory expander will be destroyed upon use."

Alternative styles for the Nexon Invoker set.

+ "DOTA_Item_Sinister_Lightning_Style0" "Style One"

+ "DOTA_Item_Sinister_Lightning_Style1" "Style Two"

+ "DOTA_Item_Sinister_Lightning_Style2" "Style Three"

Nexon battle point bonus for their internet cafes.

+ "NEXON_CybercafeBonusNoName" "Earning %s1% bonus Battle Points for playing at cyber café: %s2."

Unreleased Cosmetic Items

Clockwerk's Iron Clock Knight

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Wraith King's Imperishable Spirit of the Lord

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Unreleased Treasure Chests

Treasure of the Fractured Prism

This is a chest for the NEXON Korean players.

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Witch Doctor's Spider of Purple Nightmare set

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Dragon Knight's Fire Dragon of Doom set

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Invoker's Sinister Lightning set

Also includes two alternative styles.

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Potential Additional Bonus Item - Centaur Warrunner's Warlord of Hell set

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Potential Additional Bonus Item - Jumo Courier

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Also includes a Dire version of the courier.

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Other Changes

League Pass Updates

The Excellent Moscow Cup Season 2 tournament has been upgraded to "Premier" tier.

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EG Hud Skin

The spacer now has a version for players who used their HUD flipped.

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Post Match Surveys

An additional match quality survey has been enabled.

Portrait Updates

Portraits have been added for the Basim, Jumo and Dire Jumo couriers.

Predictions For The Next Hero

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