DOTA 2 Stats, Player Counts, Facts & News

Last Updated on: March 12th, 2022

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Every day, millions of players worldwide enter battle as one of over a hundred Dota heroes. And no matter if it’s their 10th hour of play or 1,000th, there’s always something new to discover. With regular updates that ensure a constant evolution of gameplay, features, and heroes, Dota 2 has truly taken on a life of its own.

DOTA 2 Stats and Player Count

Here are a few of the most interesting DOTA 2 stats and facts I was able to dig up including player counts. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

DOTA 2 player count:

10.6 million monthly active players

Last updated 4/16/18

DOTA 2’s peak month for active players:

February 2018

Number of people that have played DOTA (all time):

105 million

Last updated 7/13/17

Amount that DOTA 2’s The Invitational has given out in winnings:

$55 million

Last updated 7/13/17

Peak viewers of the DOTA 2 International 2019 tournament:

1.1 million viewers

Size of the DOTA 2 International 2019 tournament prize pool:

$34 million

Total time spent watching DOTA 2 content across streaming platforms for Q1 2019:

147 million hours

Total time spent watching DOTA 2 content across streaming platforms for Q2 2019:

119 million hours

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