The feature-length documentary follows 3 professional players from around the world.
Valve’s Dota 2 documentary, Free to Play, is pertaining to Netflix from tomorrow, 19th April.
Up previously, the hour-long movie – which was produced method back throughout 2011’s The International – had actually been offered on Valve’s YouTube channel, and – at the time of composing – is still offered in its totality online (thanks, PCGN).
Free to Play is referred to as a feature-length documentary that follows 3 expert players from worldwide as they complete for a million dollar reward in the very first Dota 2 International Tournament.
“In current years, esports has actually risen in appeal to turn into one of the most widely-practiced types of competitive sport today,” the video description discusses. “A million dollar competition altered the landscape of the video gaming world and for those elite gamers at the top of their craft, absolutely nothing would ever be the very same once again. Produced by Valve, the movie records the difficulties and sacrifices needed of gamers to complete at the greatest level.”
Valve is now trying to make Dota 2 even more beginner-friendly, presenting a number of considerable functions to assist brand-new gamers find out the ropes – together with some tools to assist returning gamers. Oh, and it’s punishing veterans attempting to slip into newbie swimming pools utilizing smurf accounts, too.
It comes simply a couple of weeks after the launch of the Dota: Dragon’s Blood anime on Netflix, which will likely influence a great deal of audiences to attempt their hand at the video game. Valve discussed in a post that “the initial steps of Dota discovery often feel frustrating,” and it wishes to assist with that.