Valve confirmed the large Dota 2 occasion it was planning, with new Arcanas, is delayed to 2024 and gained’t be taking place this 12 months. It’s going to hopefully be within the first few months, so most likely within the first quarter.
The corporate shared the information in a blog post earlier right now, admitting the occasion is taking longer to prepare than it initially thought as a result of it has extra elements to work on than deliberate. The specifics of the occasion haven’t been shared but, however gamers are hoping it would characteristic in style Arcanas from the previous, giving them an opportunity to unlock ones they missed out on.
Whereas this delay is a letdown for followers who’ve been trying ahead to this occasion for months, and who thought it will occur earlier than The Worldwide 2023 in October, there’s some excellent news. A smaller occasion with a festive, vacation theme is on the best way, and it’s arising quickly. The upcoming occasion is Frostivus, and whereas Valve hasn’t shared many particulars but, it did say it would happen in December. It’s going to embody new cosmetics, options, and a few thrilling surprises. Many of those new additions, particularly the cosmetics, will most likely be themed across the festive season.
Regardless that most are disillusioned, there are those who appreciate Valve’s openness and honesty in regards to the delays and what’s arising. However others are less satisfied, feeling like there are at all times delays or issues at any time when the builders are engaged on one thing, whether or not it’s huge or small.
To make issues worse, the weblog submit coincided with the discharge of the newest patch, which was disappointing within the eyes of the neighborhood. They felt it didn’t meet their expectations and solely had minor modifications as a substitute of the huge updates that normally come after The Worldwide. In the long run, gamers had plenty of completely different emotions in regards to the information and content material, however a minimum of they know what to anticipate within the coming weeks and months and nobody has been left at midnight.