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The International 10 awards have reached an amazing milestone



The International 10 awards have reached an amazing milestone


It’s not a question of the record breaking again – the only question is when.

Every year since 2012, the prize pool for the annual Dota 2 World Championship, The International, has grown, with more than $ 34 million already distributed among the teams last year, up from an initial $ 1.6 million. And this line will most certainly continue for The International 10, as the total has exceeded the magical 40 million mark.

Why is the prize pool still growing? Because Battle Entrants purchased for the game are constantly increasing it: 25 percent of the value of every Battle Pass purchased goes into reward. This year’s World Cup would have originally been held in Stockholm at the end of August, but has been postponed until 2021 due to the coronavirus epidemic – the exact date is not yet known.

However, the Battle Pass itself can still be purchased, so the prize pool is sure to grow for a while, making the current Dota 2 World Cup the highest-paying e-sports tournament of all time. The only question is when to manage to keep …