Dota 2 is a competitive game of action and strategy, played both professionally and casually by millions of passionate fans worldwide. On July 9, Dota 2 ended its long beta release and this coming September 23, 2013, the game will be releasing an update which Valve called it The First Blood Update. Be sure to check your dota 2 client as early as possible on September 23, 2013 so that it won’t be an hindrance to your game session. Lets all hope everything will be smooth after the update. Here are the things included in the update.
Local Play – Dota 2 players can now create a local lobby and play with family and friends using your home or icafe network. You can just simply shout to other players since its within the reach of your voice. The real fun starts with this feature.
Captain’s Draft – This is how Valve describe this feature. Gather a team, choose a captain, and face off against your opponents in a test of wits to assemble a squad from a randomized pool of twenty-four heroes. Each team takes turns banning two of the available heroes from the match while picking and counter-picking to compose their lineup before charging into battle.
Improved Armory – You can organize your weapons according to item type, quality, rarity or even usage by creating the so called filter.
Portal Pack – From the official page it was decribe as the acerbic wit of Portal’s GLaDOS finally makes her Dota 2 announcer pack debut! The sarcastic A.I. will be only too happy to tell you when your barracks or towers have fallen. Included in the pack are the new Aperture Science Wardcores as well as the Portal HUD skin, both of which are only available through purchase of the Portal Pack.