Dota 2 – The International 10 now has highest prize pool in history of esports

Dota 2 – The International 10 now has highest prize pool in history of esports

With only 10 minutes to spare on the clock, The International 10 prize pool managed to cross the mark of $40 million just before it ended on September 10th.

This year’s Battle Pass was undoubtedly the best Battle Pass the Dota community has received till date. With a jaw-dropping rewards line consisting of three Arcanas and two hero personas, fans didn’t hesitate to spend a good chunk from their wallets to get the exclusive items from the Battle Pass.

Besides items, the 2020 Battle Pass also brought with it a number of unique features like the Guilds, Cavern Crawn, or the Aghanim’s Labyrinth game mode which received praise from fans worldwide.

It goes without saying that the Dota 2 community has created history once again, making TI10 not only the tournament with the biggest prize pool of all time, but the first esports tournament with a prize pool of over a whopping $40 million.

For the unaware, The International is the annual Dota 2 tournament and one of the biggest annual tournaments in the entire esports industry. The prize pool of TI is primarily crowdfunded, with 25% of all the Battle Pass sales adding to the base prize pool of $1.6 million by Valve.

Published at Fri, 09 Oct 2020 22:09:12 +0000

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