Perfect World to operate Dota 2 in China
Perfect World and Valve announce exclusive agreement
Posted by Alex 'SpectralShock' V on Oct 19, 2012 - 3:14pm EST (Oct 19, 2012 15:14)
Perfect World and Valve today announced an agreement granting Perfect World exclusive rights to operate Dota 2 in mainland China.
"Valve is one of the best developers of online games in the world. We are very excited to partner with Valve in bringing Dota 2 to Chinese gamers," commented Mr. Robert Hong Xiao, Co-CEO of Perfect World.
In development at Valve, with design lead "IceFrog," Dota 2 promises to expand on the mix of action, RTS, and RPG gameplay that has made Dota one of the most popular online games in the world and a leading title at professional e-sport competitions.
Dota 2 is planned to be free to play, and release on Windows PC in the near future.