It’s patch day for Dota 2 players. Valve’s latest update makes a number of tweaks to the in-game UI, matchmaking, and gameplay along with a few bug fixes. The big ticket item for the update is the release of Mac & Linux support for the competitive title. The system spec requirements are as follows:

Dota 2 Mac OS X Minimum System Requirements:

Mac OS X Lion 10.7


8GB Hard drive space

nVidia 320M or higher, or Radeon 7000 or higher, or Intel HD 3000 or higher

Dota 2 Linux Minimum System Requirements:

Ubuntu 12.04

Dual core from Intel or AMD at 2.8 GHz


8GB Hard Drive Space,

nVidia GeForce 8600/9600GT, ATI/AMD Radeaon HD2600/3600 (Graphic Drivers: nVidia 310, AMD 12.11), OpenGL 2.1

OpenAL Compatible Sound Card

You can download Dota 2 on Steam and check out the official patch notes for a full list of the latest changes.

Source: Dota 2 Patch Notes

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Last Updated: Mar 14, 2016

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