First DOTA 2 Trailer Hits the Web

Check out the new cinematic trailer that was prepared for GamesCom. Unfortuantely, no gameplay was shown in the trailer. However, make sure you check out the ingame screens that were leaked if you are anxious to see what it looks like.

Furthermore, you can expect to see more August 17th when the tournament starts at GamesCom.

In anticipation of The International, the inaugural Dota 2 Championships at Gamescom from August 17-21, Valve has released the first Dota 2 trailer today. Experience the world and heroes of Dota 2 through the narrative of its colorful shopkeeper. View the trailer here

The International features the 16 best Dota teams in the world competing in the Dota 2 Championships through a group stage, double elimination playoff format over the course of Cologne’s five-day trade show.

The tournament will be broadcast in four languages (Chinese, German, Russian, and English) free of charge. The winning team will receive $1 million. In addition to the cash prizes awarded by Valve, NVidia is providing all the hardware for the event.

Dota 2 will be available for the PC and Mac later this year.