Dota 2 – USD 18million prize pool for The International 2016 breaks record

With over 2 weeks to go before the flagship tournament for Dota 2, The International 2016, begins in Seattle’s Key Arena, the current prize pool has already broken last year’s record. Standing at over USD 18,661,259.00 at the point of writing, only USD 1.6 million is provided by developer Valve as the foundation amount, with the rest being crowdfunded by fans through purchasing Battle Pass.

Dota 2 The International 2016 prize pool