PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds continues to reach new tiers of popularity, now setting the record for concurrent online players on Steam by overtaking Dota 2.
eSports is rapidly growing in 2017, with twelve different games crossing a threshold of $1,000,000 total prize pool across all tournaments and leagues.
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds hits its most impressive milestone to date, briefly leapfrogging Valve’s Dota 2 to become the game with the highest concurrent users on Steam.
Team Liquid wins Dota 2’s biggest tournament of the year, taking home over $10 million of the $24 million prize pool while setting multiple records along the way.
The Olympic Council of Asia makes a formal announcement that eSports will be made official medal sports at the upcoming 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou, China.
An in-depth look at the top performing Steam games of 2016 reveals that games from 2015 have outperformed games from 2016, retaining the top spots yet again.
While many fans of Valve’s Dota 2 MOBA like to refer to major updates as “Dota 3”, this time they aren’t too far off – Update 7.0 is a massive overhaul of the entire game.
Valve is creeping into paid user-generated content once again, though the system in place for DOTA 2 is remarkably different than the failed Skyrim workshop.
Clever gamers uncover hidden maps mistakenly released in a VR performance test, based on Half-Life and Left 4 Dead, as well as a possible Left 4 Dead 3 survivor.
The latest patch for Valve’s extremely popular MOBA game, Dota 2, contains possible evidence confirming the existence of the ever elusive Half-Life 3.
Sports multimedia giant ESPN announces that they will dedicate an episode of their popular E:60 series to The International 5 and winning American team, Evil Geniuses.
For the first time in the Dota 2 tournament’s history, an American team won The International. Evil Geniuses claimed more than $6 million from the prize pool.
Valve announces a major overhaul for the popular MOBA title ‘Dota 2’, complete with a move to a new engine, a new user interface, and guided bot matches.
Sales of the new ‘Dota 2’ Compendium for The International 2015 have already helped raise more than $11 million and could make it the biggest prize pool in history.
In the latest string of ‘Star Wars’-inspired PC gaming mods, Darth Vader and R2-D2 have made their way to ‘DOTA 2’ as skins for the Juggernaut and his healing ward.
A popular ‘League of Legends’ player is calls it quits, ‘Hearthstone’ may be getting a new tournament, and this year’s Dota 2 Compendium is now on sale.
Valve announces plans for the ‘Dota’ championships while dealing with turmoil in the ‘CS:GO’ scene, and Blizzard hands out bans to two prolific ‘Hearthstone’ players and ESPN covers ‘Heroes of the Storm’.