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A New Server Down Under

A New Server Down Under

by Cheppy | 3rd January | 15 comments

The first Dota 2 patch of 2013 is now live on the Dota 2 client. This patch includes a new server region much to the delight of the Aussies. Minor fixes, Announcer previewing and smooth replay downloads make up for the rest of the update.


- Added Nightstalker darkness graphic to day/night clock.
- When calculating Net Worth, we no longer include the inventory value of the other Meepos.

- Roshan is no longer pushed by Clockwerk's cogs.

- Added Announcer previewing.
- Fixed backwards day/night indicator.

- Added Australia server region.
- Failed chunks are now retried when downloading replays. This should address the issue with Error 206.

- Bots will now wake up if they're attacked during their initial 15 second slumber.
- Improved decision-making of who should buy wards on a team.
- Fixed Lich bot trolling teammates by using Dark Ritual on creeps that a teammate teleporting to.
- Swapped around Jugg bot's item build (he goes for ring of health and battlefury faster now).
- Carry bots are now allowed to move further from their base laning location when going for last hits.




Juicy_Assassin 5th January

now no more 200 ping for me!

PixeL- 4th January

- Fixed Lich bot trolling teammates by using Dark Ritual on creeps that a teammate teleporting to.

Big Toast 4th January

My money is on Medusa, Troll warlord dual hero release next big patch

CountCrowley 3rd January

soon medusa.... soon

Psychopath 3rd January

Valve should cut out few heroes per patch.

PeyzX 3rd January


JA 3rd January

aand the new hero is coming when...?

mAlaxOr 3rd January

No heroes ?:( ... c`mon

Cheppy 3rd January

That Trolllll LICH !

Cheppy 3rd January

@K3nm: You make valid points :) But in my opinion Valve has done such a flawless job in developing this game. It handled the precarious success of Dota 2 in the best possible way. Free TI2/ Dreamhack viewing, Workshop, Store, Loads of features etc. But you're right too it's been a long time since the Beta release.