In a rather fanciful way of announcing Dota 2 for Gamescom this year, Valve is hosting a tournament they call The International to showcase the game in public for the first time. The tournament will have a double-elimination playoff format with the winner taking home a $1 million in prize money. The tournament will contain sixteen of the world’s top Dota teams including teams from Ukraine, China, Vietnam, Singapore and many others as well as, be broadcasted worldwide in four languages.
Yet another thing to be excited as Gamescom approaches. Mark your calenders and be sure to check back here for some Gamescom coverage.