How Many People Play Dota 2
The community of this game might be a bit tough for newcomers and intolerant to others’ mistakes, but still, the Dota 2 player base is absolutely great – you need to feel it for enjoying the game to the max.
Moreover, you can’t just play Dota 2 without all those thousands of people online, that’s the core of multiplayer battles.
The greatness of the fan base is not only in the community spirit but also in the impressive number of Dota 2 concurrent players. You don’t have to wait long for the match to begin – there are lots and lots of other players online, ready to take their heroes and destroy those Ancients.
It’s enough to look at the graph in this post to get confirmation – it shows the Dota 2 player count for the whole previous year.
The reasons why people spend hundreds of hours in the game vary. The gameplay, the quantity of heroes, abilities, and items, the variety of potential strategies, and huge Esports tournaments with amazing prizes – these and other aspects successfully support Dota 2 popularity.
Also, let’s not forget about the possibility to sell Dota 2 items on DMarket for real money! Have you tried to get revenue from your playing time?
Dota 2 Number of Players for the Last Year
The chart below demonstrates how many people play Dota 2. That’s dynamic information, so it’s updating automatically.
Dota 2 has a rather high entry level for new players. Many hours in the game are needed just for understanding the basic principles and for feeling the real power of this MOBA.
Dota 2 Steam charts show that for good playing style you should invest lots of time in the game. To make the process more efficient, delve into the game theory with our Dota 2 Ultimate Guide. This will help you to become more successful.
Amazing Records of Dota 2 Monthly Players
The number of Dota 2 active players in this game doesn’t remain stable throughout the year – usually, Dota player count jumps around such tournaments as The International. Sometimes, these jumps create astonishing records in the Dota 2 playerbase.
Here is the list of months of the last 5 years when the number of Dota 2 players were skyrocketing:
- April 2020 - 801 121
- March 2019 - 1 033 925
- May 2018 - 844 713
- February 2017 - 1 040 877
- March 2016 - 1 291 328
For dedicated players, we have collected a nice set of Dota 2 Wallpapers.
Seeing how many people play Dota 2, Valve Corporation has decided to ride the wave of success and release the Dota 2 card game Artifact.
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