Dota 2 Reborn leaves beta, is now just Dota 2

Dota 2 Reborn

Valve announced Dota 2 Reborn back in June, and released the beta shortly afterwards. Now it's properly, mandatorily here: the Dota 2 account tweeted the news yesterday.

Reborn is a huge update that brings Dota 2 across to the Source 2 engine. Chris will have a more extensive breakdown in Three Lane Highway later on today, but basically it features a new UI, that new engine, and "new ways to play". Don't worry, that latter doesn't mean the game itself is changing, but there's a "Custom Games" feature that gives players the tools to create their own games—or "experiences"—for other people to play.

Tweet aside, it's been an unceremonious un-beta-ing of the beta—the switch mentioned only as part of the blog post announcing the Dota Levels update. For some players, it's also still behaving like a beta. Both framerate drops and unregistered clicks have been reported.


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