The International 2015 is far behind us; and Dota will finally be evolving to the brand-new Source 2 engine.
Today, the main client will received the Reborn update measuring a 5.8GB file to download. Making the former playable beta mode of the Reborn become the main client of Dota 2.
We expect that there would be a couple more updates before it finally settles on a stable Dota 2 under the Source 2 engine. Dota 2 and Valve staff will be ironing out issues concerning this transition before shifting their attention on the finer details like in-game UI, and plans to redesign the HUD and fix other in-game features.
Some key features that is included on the new update are:
- Added full support for the 64-bit Dota client
- Improved input processing latency
- Started rolling out community related custom games on Valve dedicated servers
- All Source 1 content is now in Soruce 2
- Added additional Open Mic voice options in the Settings panel
- Improved hero loading speed in various game modes
- Fixed various crashes
- Workshop tools are now an optional DLC
- And many more…
The whole 5.8GB update log is listed here.