Dota 2 Sets Another Record in Esports History
Apart from creating world records for the biggest prize pool in esports history, Dota 2 did not just stop there. Dota 2 has been influencing the minds of millions of gamers around the world, and that can be seen with the love the community has given to the game. With the biggest event of the year in Dota 2 already started, the game has still not fell short of amusing us in many ways.
The news for having the biggest prize pool has already spread like fire for the humongous $17,795,140 and counting prize pool. However, that’s not the only record Dota 2 has right now.
Dota 2 currently has broken a 400 million hour mark in the history of esports, outrunning all steam games. The picture below shows a chart with the number of hours played by people on Dota 2 and how much ahead the game already is with any other. Counter Strike: Global Offensive being the second most played game is still 140 million below the MOBA Giant.
Currently hosting the largest Dota 2 event of the year, almost every Dota 2 fan would be tuned in to their favorite game to watch the biggest teams in Dota 2 fight for a life changing prize. Based on the current following for Dota 2 The International 2015, the number of viewers for the game would eventually also be creating history.