The International 2015 Dota 2 tournament takes place in August

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 7 January 2015 21:06 GMT

Valve has announced 2015 dates for Dota 2 The International which will take place in Seattle.

The event will include 16 teams and will run for six days: August 3-8.

Ticket availability will be announced through the Dota 2 blog prior to going on sale, and team invitations will will be sent out “shortly” after May 1.

The International 2014 drew over 20 million spectators via livestreams with concurrent viewers peaking at over 2 million.

Sales of the Compendium helped contribute to the $5 million grand prize.

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