Free-To-Play Dota 2 Documentary Hitting Netflix With Release Date Confirmed

Dota 2's Free-To-Play is coming on Netflix! Learn about its release date and what to expect from this amazing documentary!

April 15, 2021

Dota 2’s Free-To-Play documentary inspired a generation of gamers. The story of gaming’s first million-dollar tournament is now coming to Netflix!

Dota 2’s The International was the first million-dollar gaming tournament in the world.

After its incredible success, Valve released a documentary that chronicled the story of 3 veterans of the game which shows their success and failures at the make-or-break tournament.

Read more to find out about when ‘Free-To-Play’, the coming-to-age story of Dota 2 and esports, is releasing on Netflix!

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About Free-To-Play

Free-To-Play is the story of 3 passionate esport athletes who risked everything for their passion and yet, so much more. An ‘old man’ leaves his house to compete in Dota 2 and risk it all. A Singaporean prodigy puts his final exams in university at stake to compete at a million-dollar tournament. And a young and jolly Dota 2 enthusiast fights his inner battles and tastes success.

More than just the larger-than-life stories of 3 Dota enthusiasts who gave up everything for a slim shot at glory, Free-To-Play also gave a new life for a million other Dota enthusiasts. This documentary proved to be a turning point for many to actually look up to Dota as a passion as well as a profession.

Released on 19th March 2014 on YouTube, Valve’s documentary is incredibly well-paced, offers the complete spectrum of emotions to experience, and ultimately leaves the average gamer excited and more in love with the game.

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When Is Dota 2’s Free-To-Play Releasing On Netflix?

Valve’s unofficial community manager, Wykrhm Reddy, announced on Twitter that Free-To-Play was making its way to Netflix. The release date is 19th April. You can set a reminder for yourself on Netflix here.

Image taken from Netflix

This announcement comes after the recent success of Dota 2’s maiden anime ‘Dragon Blood’. The anime was trending on Netflix’s chart which has further provided incentive for Valve to publish more Dota 2 content on the streaming service.

Free-To-Play inspired a generation of Dota 2 gamers, whether it be to just enjoy casual lobbies a little more or taking the game more seriously for the coveted ‘TI’ spot.

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I'm Soham Rane, a digital enthusiast with a soft side for everything esports and gaming. I love exploring competitive games from FPSes to MOBAs while also enjoying the thrill of open-world games

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