Dota 2

Release Date:
Prize Money Awarded:
$49,843,832.17 From 460 Tournaments
Recorded Date Range:
2011-08-17 to

Dota 2 is a multiplayer online battle arena game developed by Valve Corporation. It's a stand-alone sequel to the WarCraft III custom map Defense of the Ancients: All-Stars (DotA). Development of Dota 2 began in 2009, when the developer of the DotA mod, IceFrog, was hired by Valve as lead designer. Dota 2 was released as a free-to-play title.

The International is Valve's annual tournament for Dota 2, where the best Dota 2 players compete for a crowd-funded, multi-million dollar prize pool.

Top Tournaments

 Tournament NamePrize Money
1.The International 2015$18,416,970.00
2.The International 2014$10,931,103.00
3.DAC 2015$3,057,521.00
4.The International 2013$2,874,407.00
5.The International 2011$1,600,000.00
6.The International 2012$1,600,000.00
7.WCA 2014 (Dota 2)$472,410.00
8.i-league Season 3 (Dota 2)$420,251.38
9.The Summit 2$313,589.00
10.i-League Season 1$308,200.00

Top Players

 Player IDPlayer NameTotal (Game)
1.United States UNiVeRsESaahil Arora$1,963,128.34
2.United States ppdPeter Dager$1,953,927.92
3.Canada Aui_2000Kurtis Ling$1,879,836.74
4.United States FearClinton Loomis$1,733,717.69
5.China xiao8Zhang, Ning$1,654,458.67
6.Pakistan SumaiLSumail Hassan$1,639,867.04
7.China HaoChen, Zhihao$1,556,290.21
8.China BananaJiao, Wang$1,199,204.73
9.China SanShengWang, Zhaohui$1,196,431.24
10.China MuZhang, Pan$1,189,431.24

Online/LAN Breakdown

LocationPrize Money% of Total
Online Only$2,563,584.415.14%

Top Countries

 Country NamePrize Money
1. China$21,286,940.18
2. United States$6,524,829.15
3. Sweden$3,607,149.07
4. Canada$3,072,811.32
5. Ukraine$2,993,526.94
6. Russian Federation$1,756,305.89
7. Pakistan$1,640,417.04
8. Malaysia$1,491,221.22
9. Singapore$1,173,489.79
10. Germany$1,165,370.47