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Dota 2: The International returns for a third year

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Dota 2: The International returns for a third year

"The International" is returning yet another year. Valve's annual Dota 2 tournament will be held in Seattle on August 7th, a few weeks before PAX Prime.

No prize pool has been announced on Dota 2's official website, but the winning team at last year's tourney took home $1 million.

Read more: Qualifying tournament coming soon »

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Join Dota 2 with Early Access Bundle

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Join Dota 2 with Early Access Bundle

Like so many games that are "free-to-play," Valve's planning on selling quite a bit of content through Dota 2. In fact, the Dota 2 store is opening for business, so players can begin customizing their heroes ASAP.

Unlike in League of Legends, all heroes will be available free of charge. "We believe restricting player access to heroes could be destructive to game design, so it's something we plan to avoid," Valve explained. Instead, the Dota 2 store will feature official Valve-designed items, and fan created items via Steam Workshop integration.

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