A bit of information is available regarding the servers of the upcoming DotA 2. PlayDota forums member, Vtor67 found an hidden server of DotA 2 on Steam on an IP Address. The name of hosted server is “Valve DotA Server #2” and the game is “Defense of the Ancients” which is obviously DotA 2. It has 12 slots available which means, 10 slots is for players and rest 2 are for observers. The latency of the server is surprisingly low for a DotA Genre game.
IceFrog approves on his profile comment that this server is being used for DotA 2 Beta testing by the development team.
If you want to see this server by yourself, do the following steps:
- Open Steam Client
- Click View > Servers
- Click the Favorites tab
- Click Add A Server
- Enter the IP address 188.8.131.52 into the text field
- Click Find Games At This Address
This is an exciting news for those who are waiting for DotA 2. We hope the development finishes soon so we can play the Valve’s new masterpiece.