Red Bull Guardians, Dota 2 tournament features “unique” game mode

Red Bull Guardians, an exciting new Dota 2 tournament, will take place from October 19th – 20th at the Red Bull Gaming Sphere in London. Red Bull Guardians have added a unique twist to the traditional Dota 2 game mode with a new draft phase enabling teams to pick three extra heroes, which can be substituted in for existing heroes, throughout the game.

Teams confirmed to compete at Red Bull Guardians include Dota 2 Asia Championships 2018 (DAC 2018) winners Mineski, and recently reformed Brazilian team paiN Gaming. The two remaining world class Dota 2 teams set to join the roster will be revealed soon.

Red Bull Guardians is a double elimination knockout tournament inviting teams to compete across two days at the largest public esports studio in the UK, the Red Bull Gaming Sphere. The new 5V5 game mode, exclusive to the Sphere, will open up new and strategic options for teams. Heroes can be substituted throughout the game, with the incoming hero retaining the same items and experience as the outgoing hero.

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