Dota 2

Release Date:
Prize Money Awarded:
$50,319,677.55 From 483 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$18,429,613.05
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$1,966,903.24
2.United States ppdPeter Dager$1,957,702.82
3.Canada Aui_2000Kurtis Ling$1,881,147.04
4.United States FearClinton Loomis$1,737,492.59
5.China xiao8Zhang, Ning$1,654,762.10
6.Pakistan SumaiLSumail Hassan$1,643,641.94
7.China HaoChen, Zhihao$1,556,505.14
8.China BananaJiao, Wang$1,199,212.32
9.China SanShengWang, Zhaohui$1,196,438.83
10.China MuZhang, Pan$1,189,438.83

Online/LAN Breakdown

LocationPrize Money% of Total
Online Only$2,708,802.585.38%

Top Countries

 Country NamePrize Money
1. China$21,343,685.05
2. United States$6,515,872.20
3. Sweden$3,652,003.10
4. Canada$3,103,490.09
5. Ukraine$3,082,485.26
6. Russian Federation$1,823,124.99
7. Pakistan$1,644,591.94
8. Malaysia$1,512,415.71
9. Singapore$1,177,718.51
10. Germany$1,171,179.20