Dota 2 is a free-to-play multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game developed and published by Valve Corporation. It was released in 2013 for the PC.

Dota 2 is a sequel to Defense of the Ancients (DotA), a popular mod for Warcraft III. The game is set in a fantasy world where players take on the role of a powerful hero and compete against each other in teams of five to destroy the opposing team’s ancient, a large structure located in the enemy base.

In Dota 2, players have access to a wide variety of heroes, each with their own unique abilities and playstyles. These heroes are divided into three main categories: strength, agility, and intelligence.

The game features a variety of game modes, including the standard Dota 2 mode, Dota Turbo, and Dota 2 Reborn (which is in beta version) mode, which provides a different experience compared to the standard Dota 2 mode.

Dota 2 is known for its high level of replayability, as well as its intense and strategic gameplay. The game also features a built-in system to track the players progress and rewards them accordingly.

Dota 2 is also a popular choice for esports, with a variety of tournaments and leagues taking place throughout the year, including “The International”, which is the most significant Dota 2 tournament with a huge prize pool and attracts top teams from all over the world.

Overall, Dota 2 is a critically acclaimed and highly popular MOBA game that offers a unique blend of intense and strategic gameplay, with a wide variety of heroes to choose from, and a high level of replayability, making it a favorite among the competitive gaming community.