Fresh from the discharge of Dota: Dragon’s Blood, Netflix goes to host a Dota 2 documentary. Dota 2 Free To Play, a movie on the esports scene surrounding the multiplayer game, can be viewable on the streaming platform from this subsequent week.

The film was produced by Valve throughout The International 2011, the primary match surrounding the MOBA game price a million US {dollars}. It follows three professionals, Danil ‘Dendi’ Ishutin, Benedict Lim ‘hyhy’ Han Yong, and Clinton ‘Fear’ Loomis, on their journey to the competitors, chronicling their highs and lows. Like most sports activities films, it’s much less concerning the sport, and extra concerning the private drama.

You can already watch it on Valve’s YouTube channel, the place it got here out in 2014, however now a complete different viewers, one whose first publicity to the fantasy sport is Dragon’s Blood, can get a take a look at it. The doc serves as a good time capsule of what was then a nascent neighborhood, and a decade on, it’s sure to be intriguing to a few of Netflix’s documentary-hungry viewers. Dota 2 has a wealthy historical past already, and it’s cool to see components of that legacy being pushed to potential new followers.

Here’s the documentary on YouTube:

We’ve contacted Valve to ask if Free To Play will stay accessible on YouTube after it goes up on Netflix. You’ll have the opportunity to watch it on the streamer Monday, April 19. If any of this has you tempted to give Dota 2 a go, we have now a beginner’s guide to get you began.