International 2016 Prize Pool Reaches $10 Million

The International Dota 2 Championship 2016, is on it's way to break last year's prize pool numbers.

The International Dota 2Championship 2016, is on it’s way to break last year’s prize poolnumbers.


Last year, The InternationalDota 2 Championships 2015 made history as having the largesteSports with prize pool over $18 million, with Evil Geniuses, beingawarded over $6 million. Valve has always looked to crowdfunding tohelp increase Dota 2 prize pool, this year in just 18 days, thecrowdfunding for Dota 2 International 2016, prize pool has reached$10,250,153.


The tournament will be held inAugust – which means the prize pool will only continue to grow.Last year, fans raised $10 Million in 30 days, this is by far thefastest crowdfunding TI prize pool, especially since Valve releasedthe Collector’s Cache to the Battle Pass over the weekend. The Collector’s Cache is available exclusively toBattle Pass owners for $1.99.


As we are only a few days intoJune, and TI isn’t until August – it looks like fans are going tomake these year International prize pool big the biggest for Dota2.  


The International 2016 mainevent will begin August 8-11 in KeyArena Seattle, WA.  Thoseof you looking to attend the event can purchase tickets at, Ticketmaster.