Cosmetics

Want to spend your hard-earned money on the ugliest Dota 2 cosmetics money can buy? We're here to help.

The Ugliest Dota 2 Cosmetics Ever Made

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Since Valve relies on Dota 2's microtransactions to make money off of the free-to-play game, you'd think the cosmetics would all be beautifully rendered, lore-enhancing masterpieces. This isn't always the case. Someone pointed out that Morphling wearing any sets breaks the...
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Why Is the StatTrak Music Kit Even a Thing?

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Overwatch Anniversary Event: New Maps, Skins, and Game Modes

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Blizzard's dev team is taking gamers on a belated honeymoon trip. Between May 23d and June 12, Overwatch players can enjoy the latest bit of Seasonal DLC, for the low price of absolutely zero dollars. It tells you lots...
While many players buy Dota cosmetics, Valve's management of the marketplace and the items themselves leaves much to be desired.

The Declining Value of Dota Cosmetics

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The sale of Dota cosmetics is an essential part of Valve's free-to-play business model. Unlike League and Heroes of the Storm, Dota doesn't require any money to unlock characters, and unlike Overwatch, the game is free to install. At...