Dota 2 Introduces Supporters Clubs, Confirms TI10 Dates
Valve has confirmed that The International 10 will finally take place in Stockholm, Sweden this August with the group stage scheduled to kick off the action on August 5.
Everything culminates in the main event slated for August 10 to 15 where the winning team is set to take home a lion’s share of the $40,018,195 prize pool in addition to immortalizing their achievement on the Aegis of Champions.
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“As we continue to plan the event around the shifting landscape presented by the ongoing global pandemic, our focus remains on finding ways to hold a high-quality tournament in the safest way possible,” said Valve in their latest blog post. “This means we’re waiting to release additional details on attendance options as we gather more information on developments heading into summer.”
More information regarding attendance will be shared sometime in June.
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Complementing the TI10 hype is the introduction of Supporters Clubs which allows fans to support their favorite teams by purchasing bundles of badges and seasonal equippables.
The feature comes in three tiers: Bronze, Silver, and Gold.
Bronze grants a badge of your favorite team, Silver gives custom sprays and emoticons, and Gold includes a special in-game HP-bar badge, loading screens, and voice lines.
As of this posting, 17 teams have content for Supporters Clubs. More teams are expected to provide content in the following days.
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