Over the past few weeks, Dota 2 developers, Valve, have received a flurry of criticism. Fans of the mob accuse the company of excessive passivity and inert behavior. On September 4, Valve
Main theses of the appeal
- TI 10 will take place in August 2021 in Stockholm.
- The next DPC season will begin in January-February 2021. Valve promise to make every effort to host a full LAN event.
- Until the end of this year, teams will continue to compete in commercial tournaments and leagues. It is noteworthy that Valve will be looking for additional options to help tournament operators primarily financially.
- Streamers will be obliged to use the merchandise of the tournament sponsors they broadcast. Otherwise, "pirated" broadcasts can be blocked by tournament operators.
The Dota 2 community reacted extremely positively to Valve's position. Some points are still questionable, but the fact that the company hears fans is already a positive sign.