Valve, the game developer behind Dota 2, surprised fans yesterday by releasing a new trailer for the game on their official YouTube channel. This is the first trailer for Dota 2 in six years, with the last one being shown prior to The International 2011.
The trailer is simple and showcases some of the game’s well-known heroes, such as Mirana, Dragon Knight, and Huskar, engaging in intense battles. It also includes snippets from professional reviews, similar to movie trailers. At the end, viewers are invited to sign up for Dota 2.
This trailer release comes at a time when the Dota 2 development team is working on speeding up the development of new heroes and improving the user interface. It is possible that Valve is trying to attract new players to the game with both new content and promotional materials.
Overall, this surprise trailer has generated excitement among Dota 2 fans and may bring in a wave of new players.