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Dota 2 update adds a much-needed tutorial and more tweaks


2:15 PM on 03.01.2013
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Valve continues on with the updates to Dota 2, with the introduction of a full-fledged quest-based tutorial system.

As any former MOBA beginner will tell you, this is pretty much a must have for new players, and it's a highly appreciated way of growing the community. Guardians of Middle Earth did it, and it was a great way to acclimate people to the relatively overwhelming genre.

Beyond that, a number of tweaks were made, like new animations, updated sounds, new icons, the introduction of the quest system, and a ton of new cosmetic items. In short, it's a massive, massive update.

I'm enjoying Dota 2 right alongside of League of Legends. They're both very different experiences that happen to share the same genre -- give both of them a shot!

Dota 2 February 27 patch [Cyborg Matt via Dota Forums]

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Dota 2 update adds a much-needed tutorial and more tweaks photo
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