Dota 2 Crownfall Update Drops

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Dota 2 Crownfall Update Drops

The much-awaited Dota 2 Crownfall update is finally here.

The Dota 2 Crownfall update has been released and it came with some surprises. A new metagame beyond core gameplay takes center stage in the latest patch. Vengeful Spirit and Skywrath Mage Arcanas come to the game in the first Crownfall update, with more releases expected to arrive over the coming months. 

What is Dota 2 Crownfall?

Crownfall is a new metagame that you can now find on the main menu of the game. Each Dota match you play earns you tokens, the currency for unlocking exciting rewards.

As you explore the map, you'll encounter unique mini-games, delve deeper into the captivating story between Skywrath Mage and Vengeful Spirit, and unearth a treasure trove of cosmetic items, taunts, creeps, emoticons, and even brand new Arcana sets for the two main characters.

Dota 2 Crownfall offers a wealth of rewards and cosmetics to unlock through its engaging gameplay. While the mini-games, like the intriguing bass fishing glimpsed in the trailer, promise a lot of fun, the overall experience might feel less substantial compared to past events like the expansive Aghanim's Labyrinth.

At first impression, Crownfall resembles a more elaborate version of the familiar Cavern Crawl mechanic used in previous battle passes.

Dota 2 Crownfall Update Drops

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You must play the game to unlock Crownfall map routes. Different heroes you choose might grant you specific tokens for faster progress. Your journey will lead you to a treasure trove of rewards. Earn Crownfall Coins for valuable discounts in the in-game store, including Arcana purchases!

Rest assured, all core story rewards are free to obtain. However, an optional paid expansion awaits those seeking even more content, which can also be discounted using your hard-earned Coins.

Crownfall Release Schedule

Dota 2 Crownfall Update Drops

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Crownfall is an epic Dota 2 saga, set to be released in four acts. Each of them will introduce a new chapter to the story. Act One, aptly named “The Markets of Midgate,” is here now, with the first batch of Dota 2 Crownfall offerings. 

The next Crownfall patch will take us to the scorching sands of “The Deserts of Druud” in mid-May! The final two acts are yet to be named and they are expected to go live in the final months of the year. 

Dota 2 Crownfall Items

Adding to the excitement of the Crownfall patch are the highly anticipated arcana sets for Skywrath Mage and Vengeful Spirit. These intricately linked sets, inspired by the recent Crownfall comic, transform the heroes into powerful new incarnations. 

No need to grind for battle passes! Crownfall introduces the first directly purchasable Arcana sets in recent memory. Grab the Skywrath Mage and Vengeful Spirit sets for $34.99 each.

A bounty of new cosmetic sets for various heroes arrives alongside fresh treasure chests. Dive into these treasures to unlock stylish options and personalize your favorite heroes. It's been a while since we've seen such a diverse cosmetic drop, so get ready to deck out your heroes in style!

What Upsets Us

While Crownfall introduces a compelling narrative-driven metagame, core Dota gameplay remains unchanged. The latest letter patch didn't bring significant alterations, and the promised new hero, Ringmaster, is currently absent. However, details point towards a potential gameplay patch arriving in mid-May, which could introduce Ringmaster and other adjustments.

Dota 2 Crownfall Update Drops
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