566,719 Players Online
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The amount of active players you see above is the closest estimate of how many people are playing Dota 2 at this moment all over the world in real-time, this figure is as estimated using our Gohost Network Protocol technology, otherwise known as GNP.
About Dota 2
As a a multiplayer online battle arena known as a MOBA for short, the game is a sequel to Defense of the Ancients, a community-created mod for Blizzard Entertainment’s Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos and the accompanying Frozen Throne expansion pack.
Ten players divided into two teams are tasked with occupying and defending their own separate base on the game map. Each of the players have independent controls of a powerful “hero” character, who all have unique abilities and different play styles.
The game was highly acclaimed for its gameplay style, quality of production, and commitment to the original predecessor that had some players and gaming news outlets calling it one of the greatest video games of all time.
Teams from across the world are playing the game professionally in various leagues and tournaments with prizes and awards given to top players. Peak viewership numbers has run in the millions of players on average. More About Dota 2.
Top Countries Playing Dota 2
Below you will find stats on the top five countries by active daily participation.
United States – 12.51%
Russia – 10.33%
Brazil – 5.09%
Germany – 4.44%
Vietnam – 3.90%