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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),' and is a popular MOBA game in the games category. 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, Vainglory, Heroes of Newerth and Mobile Legends: Bang bang.

Dota 2 alternatives are mainly MOBA Games but may also be RTS Games. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Dota 2.
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  1. Heroes of the Storm icon

    Heroes of the Storm

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Wine
    • Lutris
    • Battle.net App

    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

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • PlayOnLinux (PlayOnMac)
    • Wine

    League of Legends is an MOBA game (Multiplayer Online Battle Arena), inspired by the popular Defense of the Ancients ( Dota 2 ) map that was made for Warcraft III : The Frozen Throne.

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    Vainglory

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    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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    Vainglory vs Dota 2 opinions
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    Very good at being like dota on mobile and also has the same concept of game-play.

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    Heroes of Newerth

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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    Mobile Legends: Bang bang

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    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!

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    The map is exactly like from dota 2 but the mobile legend is easier to play

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    Smite

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Epic Games Store
    • Steam
    • Playstation
    • Xbox

    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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    Arena of Valor

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    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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    Ember Conflict

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Ember Conflict is an action-packed real-time multiplayer strategy game.

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    Panzar

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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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    Prime World

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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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