Dota 2 (Series) Alternatives

    Dota 2 is described as 'multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) video game developed and published by Valve Corporation. The game is a sequel to Defense of the Ancients (DotA),'. There are more than 10 games similar to Dota 2 for a variety of platforms, including Windows, iPhone, iPad, Mac and Android. The best alternative is Heroes of the Storm, which is free. Other Dota 2 like games are League of Legends (Freemium), Vainglory (Freemium), Heroes of Newerth (Free) and Smite (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jul 21, 2021

    1. Heroes of the Storm is a raucous online team brawler starring your favorite Blizzard characters. Build and customize heroes from across every Blizzard universe to suit your play style.
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      Almost everyone thinks Heroes of the Storm is a great alternative to Dota 2.
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      League of Legends is an action RTS game, inspired by the popular Defense of the Ancients ( Dota 2 ) map that was made for Warcraft III : The Frozen Throne.
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    2. Vainglory is a multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) video game by Super Evil Megacorp for iOS and Android. Designed for mobile platforms, it is a simplified version of the PC-based genre wherein two opposing teams of three players.
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      Yeehawlerz101 Very good at being like dota on mobile and also has the same concept of game-play.
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    3. A game imitating the look of DOTA, now with a dedicated server and ratings saved in your history to make matches equally fighting for both parts.
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      SMITE is an online battleground between gods. Players choose from a selection of gods, join session-based arena combat and use custom powers and team tactics against other players and minions.
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    4. Choose your favorite heroes and build the perfect team with your comrades-in-arms! 10-second matchmaking, 10-minute battles. Laning, jungling, tower rushing, team battles, all the fun of PC MOBAs and action games in the palm of your hand! Features:
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      Mobile Legends: Bang bang vs Dota 2 opinions
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      The map is exactly like from dota 2 but the mobile legend is easier to play
      Positive comment about 4 years ago

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      Call on your teammates to join you in the jungle! Crush your enemies in classic 5v5 combat in real time! Draw first blood, carry your team, and become legendary in the arena!
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    5. Ember Conflict is an action-packed real-time multiplayer strategy game. Command unique forces using fast and intuitive controls. Team up with an ally or lead the fight alone, the choice is yours. GAME FEATURES
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    6. Panzar is a free-to-play, team-based, online action game, with spectacular CryEngine3 powered graphics. Claim your destiny at Panzar.com!
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    7. Prime World – more than a MOBA. A unique universe combines fierce session battles with the development of your own castle. Gather a collection of exclusive talents and create an army of unbeatable heroes.
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