DOTA 2 'The International' tournament surpasses $10 million prize pool

Already ringing in as the largest prize pool in eSports history, DOTA 2's upcoming 'The International' tournament passes $10 million.

@anthony256
Published Sat, Jun 28 2014 11:48 AM CDT   |   Updated Mon, Oct 19 2020 8:15 PM CDT

We've already reported that the upcoming DOTA 2 'The International' tournament had the biggest prize pool in eSports history with $6 million, but now it has burst through the huge ceiling that is $10 million in prize money.

DOTA 2 'The International' tournament surpasses $10 million prize pool | TweakTown.com

The total prize pool for The International sits at $10,045,615 (at the time of writing) and will only increase until the finale. There are stretch goals that Valve has placed, with the 22nd stretch goal at $10 million now met, which will unveil a new "Victory Prediction Taunt" to players. The battle for the champion of the DOTA 2 The International will take place on July 18-21 at the KeyArena at Seattle Center, in Seattle, Washington.

NEWS SOURCE:kotaku.com.au

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