Dota 2 Adds Gabe Newell’s Dulcet Tones

Dota 2 Adds Gabe Newell’s Dulcet Tones
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The International is full of high-stakes gameplay. Between the games there’s skits, panel discussions and the occasional announcement. Announcements like a Gabe Newell mega-kills announcer probably doesn’t have anything to say when a Triple Kill happens.

Announced as part of a skit during today’s broadcast, the Gabe Newell mega-kill announcer pack is available to all Dota 2 Battle Pass owners. It is not a perfect announcer.

During the recording process, Newell struggled to come up with anything to say for a Triple Kill. It’s almost as if Valve is self-aware.

The Battle Pass, which costs US$9.99 ($13.58) includes a host of digital treasures to coat your Dota 2 heroes in particle effects. One of those treasures is GabeN’s voice and it will be available in the next update.

Comments

  • During the recording process, Newell struggled to come up with anything to say for a Triple Kill. It’s almost as if Valve is self-aware.

    There are so many meme references in the pack. My favourite is the one that jokes about firing 2GD (the enemy team is an ass and we won’t be working with them again – so good!), a bunch referencing Dota Plus, and I’m pretty sure there’s one that references his cameo in the Joule ad.

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