GameCharts     Steam    Dota 2
Month Avg. Players Gain % Gain Peak Players
December 2021 380,915 -68,913 -15.32% 565,840
November 2021 449,828 -4,296 -0.95% 749,727
October 2021 454,124 59,995 15.22% 752,482
September 2021 394,129 -35,243 -8.21% 667,488
August 2021 429,372 1,285 0.3% 697,617
July 2021 428,087 2,132 0.5% 707,683
June 2021 425,955 2,661 0.63% 733,858
May 2021 423,294 4,906 1.17% 673,660
April 2021 418,388 21,942 5.53% 705,867
March 2021 396,446 -14,998 -3.65% 649,705
February 2021 411,444 -27,937 -6.36% 654,625
January 2021 439,381 8,163 1.89% 695,214
December 2020 431,218 -4,340 -1% 697,833
November 2020 435,558 18,472 4.43% 716,126
October 2020 417,086 -491 -0.12% 722,803
September 2020 417,577 -21,604 -4.92% 676,484
August 2020 439,181 -18,405 -4.02% 666,563
July 2020 457,586 -11,708 -2.49% 715,551
June 2020 469,294 -28,461 -5.72% 736,147
May 2020 497,755 -17,362 -3.37% 794,090
April 2020 515,117 65,474 14.56% 800,627
March 2020 449,643 34,628 8.34% 747,551
February 2020 415,015 --- --- 667,430

About Dota 2

The most-played game on Steam.
Every day, millions of players worldwide enter battle as one of over a hundred Dota heroes. And no matter if it's their 10th hour of play or 1,000th, there's always something new to discover. With regular updates that ensure a constant evolution of gameplay, features, and heroes, Dota 2 has truly taken on a life of its own.

One Battlefield. Infinite Possibilities.
When it comes to diversity of heroes, abilities, and powerful items, Dota boasts an endless array—no two games are the same. Any hero can fill multiple roles, and there's an abundance of items to help meet the needs of each game. Dota doesn't provide limitations on how to play, it empowers you to express your own style.

All heroes are free.
Competitive balance is Dota's crown jewel, and to ensure everyone is playing on an even field, the core content of the game—like the vast pool of heroes—is available ...