626,122 Players Online
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The number of active players you see above is the closest estimate of how many people are playing Dota 2 all over the world in real time; this figure is estimated using our Gohost Network Protocol technology, otherwise known as GNP.
About Dota 2
As a multiplayer online battle arena known as 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 separate bases on the game map. Each player independently controls a powerful “hero” character with unique abilities and different play styles.
The game was highly acclaimed for its gameplay style, quality of production, and commitment to the original predecessor had some players and gaming news outlets calling it one of the greatest video games of all time.
Teams from across the world play the game professionally in various leagues and tournaments, with prizes and awards given to top players. Peak viewership numbers have 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%