Dota 2's most prestigious tournament, The International 2019, crowns its championship team and awards its fifteen million dollar prize.
Online protestors have taken to spamming the DOTA2 International Tournament Twitch chat with support for the protestors in Hong Kong.
Austin Thompson of Utah, known for being part of the DerpTrolling hacking group that attacked various game companies, receives a two year prison sentence for his crimes.
Drodo, the creators of Dota 2 Auto Chess, is going standalone, today announcing that its new game Auto Chess will be exclusive to the Epic Games Store.
FOX's long-running animated television show The Simpsons decides to parody eSports and games such as League of Legends and Dota 2 in an upcoming episode.
The legendary voice of NBA Jam, Tim Kitzrow, reveals plans to create a Dota 2 announcer pack and gamers have the opportunity to make it a reality on the Steam Workshop.
Valve finally confirms that the rumors surrounding DotA 2's Immortal Treasure loot box are true. The box is indeed bugged and item odds don't increase correctly.
Valve announces that Artifact, its Dota 2 themed digital card game, will release on Steam for Linux, Mac and Windows PC this November with a mobile release next year.
Dota 2 is changing up its Battle Pass by introducing Dota Plus, a monthly subscription service that will offer various perks and benefits for a small fee.
Valve drops its support for a $1 million Dota 2 tournament taking place in the Philippines on January 15, apparently due to new drug testing regulations in the country.
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.