At over $20 million and climbing, the sixth International has the single largest purse in esports history. The International, Dota 2’s premier tournament, is essentially an esports World Cup. Teams gather from around the world to compete for the top prize—almost $9 million this year—and TI6 continues the tournament’s record-breaking tradition. How does Dota 2 developer Valve, and the Dota 2 scene, continue to increase its enormous payout?
Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick apologises for “tone deaf” response to the company’s sexual harassment lawsuit
Kotick's statement, which comes almost a full week after news of the lawsuit broke, takes a remarkably different tone to the first statement put out by the company.