Dota 2 is underway to host the highest ever recorded prize pool tournament in history for e-sports. The current prize pool is over $18 million dollars making it a very high stakes game. And with such a prize pool on the line, it’s going to be attracting a lot of eyes. So Dota has teamed up with Valve to release the Dota VR Hub where spectators will be able to view the match in virtual reality. The matches will be viewable live through the VR headsets.
Spectators will be able to see the map in a 360 angle with control of distance. You can spectate from close on the map or zoom out in distance to be able to see the whole spectacle.
How to watch Dota on VR Hub
In order for you to be able to view this spectacle you must download Dota 2 on Steam. After the download is complete you must open the game. A popup will appear prompting you if you want to run the game or the Dota VR Hub. If your running the game in SteamVR, you’ll be auto prompted to boot the Dota VR Hub. Then you’ll be ready to spectate the game in virtual reality.
You’ll be able to catch up on the past matches, the live matches, and other replays. You can jump into the VR theater with up to 15 of your friends and check out the biggest prize pool match in e-sports history.
The Dota 2 tournament will be held from August 8th to August 13th at the Seattle Key Arena. Get ready for the biggest e-sports spectacle!