Dota 2 finally gets Linux and Mac support

Ubuntu and Apple-powered gamers get a dose of Dota 2

July 12, 2013
Dota 2

After Dota 2 officially launched on 10 July following a lengthy beta period, Valve has added a number of updates to the free-to-play MOBA game, including Linux and Mac support.

Linux and Mac gamers will be pleased to know that they can get their hands dirty with some hero-on-hero battles, and Valve has also listed the minimum requirements for each platform.

Minimum Mac OS X Requirements:

  • OS X Lion 10.7
  • 4GB RAM
  • 4GB Hard drive space
  • nVidia 320M or higher, or Radeon 7000 or higher, or Intel HD 3000 or higher

Minimum Linux System Requirements:

  • Ubuntu 12.04
  • Dual core from Intel or AMD at 2.8 GHz
  • 4GB RAM
  • nVidia GeForce 8600/9600GT
  • ATI/AMD Radeaon HD2600/3600 (Graphic Drivers: nVidia 310, AMD 12.11)
  • OpenGL 2.1
  • 4GB Hard Drive Space
  • OpenAL Compatible Sound Card

To check out the details on the new hero and other tweaks, head over to the Dota 2 dev forums.

Source: Dota 2

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