The world event of Dota 2 The International Tournament Award Sets A New Record, the largest eSports game on planet Earth, is taking place this week in Vancouver. The groups of places will compete for the largest prize group in the historical past of aggressive games. The prize pool this year is around $ 24 .80 million, which surpasses the record of $ 20.77 for the final year.
The two main occasions around the world, in 2011 and 2012, had established pools of prizes of $ 1.6 million. In 2013, Valve launched a merchandise that people can buy, a “Compendium”, with a portion of the proceeds destined to increase the prize pool. This proved to be a profitable concept since the prize pool grew annually because the Compendium was added. This year, Valve promotes Battle Cross ($ 10), with 25% of all revenue added to the prize pool.
Dota 2’s The International Tournament Award paid $ 38 million in all its events in 2017, which included $ 20.7 million from The International 2017. That figure is destined to be destroyed by Epic, which is paying $ 100 million for all the Fortnite. Competitive game tournaments in the 2018-2019 season.