Dota 2 Is Now Available For Testing On Linux
Written by Michael Larabel in Gaming on 10 July 2013 at 11:03 PM EDT. 25 Comments
Dota 2, the popular game out of Valve Software that was just talked about earlier today for being soon on its way for a Linux release, is now available for testing.

Less than 24 hours after reading, "The Mac and Linux builds are currently in testing and will be available soon", the test game client is now available on Steam for Linux. I've heard from Phoronix readers (e.g.) that as of tonight they are seeing the Dota 2 test client available.

Dota 2 is the multiplayer online battle arena game sequel to Defense of the Ancients and under Windows has proven to be a highly popular title. Dota 2 is powered by Valve's Source Engine.
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