Throughout the years Valve’s biggest Dota 2 event The International brings out the best of the best. From the birth of Dota 2 during the first International, to OG’s dominance at the International 9. These tournaments gave us games to remember and gave us reason to love the game even more. Now that The International 10 is here, we rank the Dota 2 International’s from least to most entertaining according to our staff! 9. The International 4 Date: July 18-21, 2014Location: Key Arena, Seattle, Washington, USAPrize pool: $10,923,977 USDWinner: NewbeeRunner up: ViCi Gaming The lowest rated International. The International 4
The esports industry has grown tremendously over the years, in terms of both revenue and viewership. The growing viewership is one of the main factors to the scene’s revenue boom – and it’s not as simple as that because those viewers are generating revenue. Brands and personalities are now investing in esports, seeing the potential of a large and engaged audience.
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