Valve today confirmed that Dota 2 will be free to play. That’s right. Everyone will be able to download the game free of charge and play it.
Usually with these Free-to-Play (F2P) titles there are some form of micro-transactions to make a profit. It has been rumored that there will be cosmetic gear for heroes to purchase for real money and as well a “twist” to the traditional free to play concept for contributors to the community are rewarded.
Great news for the community and the esport business. Dota 2 will now undoubtedly become huge.
Coming to you free of charge.