New to DotA 2? Here’s a quick reference guide on how to get started:
- Download and install Steam (click to download)
- Log in to Steam, or sign up if you don’t have an account yet
- Go to the Store tab and search for “Dota 2”
- Click on the green “Play” button (it’s free)
- Download time may vary. It’s a BIG game
- Once the DotA 2 download is complete, play the game!
There are tutorials in the game itself, which awards you a complete, cosmetic equipment set for a hero. Yeah!