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Patch Notes


  • Made hero loadout model preview bigger in the main menu.
  • Added practice lobby button to swap Radiant and Dire teams.
  • Limited number of selectable matchmaking regions to six.
  • New users are able to watch live games before completing the tutorials.
  • Wins and level are now hidden for players that aren't friends and don't have 'Share Match History' in the options enabled
  • Fixed keybindings not being saved properly for Xbox controllers
  • Added Dire courier icons to minimap for Spectators
  • Fixed a crash when selecting all units while spectating
  • Fixed dota_embers convar value being forgotten when the game is restarted
  • Spectators can select wards to see their vision or truesight radius.
  • Added Xbox controller support for Dota TV
    • Left / right bumper = Cycle back or forward through the heroes on the field
    • Start button = Pause (Replay only)
    • Back button = Rewind (Replay only)
    • D-Pad up / down = Cycle through stats dropdown menu
    • D-Pad left / right = Slow down or speed up replay speed
    • Y button = Show gold graph
    • X button = Show XP graph
    • B button = Dismiss open graphs, reset playback speed, revert camera to previous mode (after cycling heroes)


  • Reduced average wait time and reduced incidence of extremely long wait times


  • Added further explanation of International Fantasy Challenge rules.
  • Exposed the roles of players in International Fantasy Challenge Bench slots.
  • Completing the creation of an International Fantasy Challenge team now grants you the Mammoth mount for your Smeevil.
  • Completing all the Main Event Predictions now grants you the Bird mount for your Smeevil.


  • Made the chat wheel work
  • Added intro movie for new users, fixed black screen displaying for new users
  • Fixed bugs with some tooltips missing text on what abilities do
  • Fixed outline color of target units to match what Windows shows
  • Fixed some rendering issues
  • Fixed some crashes
  • A variety of performance improvements
  • Fixes to audio (silence, crashes)
  • Mac: More robust mouse grab
  • Mac: Allow setting "Unit Speech" to "All" in audio settings.
  • Linux: Fixed hang when pasting from the clipboard under certain conditions


  • Fixed some issues with base attack sound modifier (e.g. Tiny's Scepter attacks)
  • Adjusted limits on Chen ult target sounds


  • Added new couriers:
  • Added new ward:
  • Added new tournament items:
  • Gave the International courier a model