The Chongqing Majors 2019 is done and Team Secret was crowned champions for the 2nd Major of the year. And its a custom in Dota 2 that after a major, a general update always comes up.
The patch is scheduled earlier today and today’s update unveils a New Ranked Season, gameplay balance update and new additions to Dota Plus including new sets for Monkey King, Medusa, Enchantress and Centaur Warrunner. Also, a new batch of quests are available to complete during this season to experience the challenge of Dota Plus. Players can check out the new Dota Plus Home tab by clicking the shard in the Dota Plus Menu.
Speaking of the new Ranked season, all Rank Medals have been reset and players have a chance to re-calibrate their medals. In this new season, Rank medals now have 7 star tiers unlike the previous season which is 5 star tiers. This is to offer players more rank precision and opportunities to advance on higher tier brackets. As an addition to the new ranked season, players in each Rank tier will also gain access to new emoticons based on their ranks. Also included in the ranked season, players can now see the numerical behavior score in their profile and conduct summaries, allowing insights on how conduct affect’s everyone enjoyment of the game.
And of course, the general update, the 7.21 patch to balance the game is also available. Check out the full list of the changes in the link below:
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