See ESL One Frankfurt from the perspective of a professional Dota 2 player | PCGamesN

Dota 2

See ESL One Frankfurt from the perspective of a professional Dota 2 player

ESL One Frankfurt Loda

Eight of the biggest Dota 2 teams have been battling this weekend at the Frankfurt stadium in Germany over an ever increasing $200,000 prize pool. With it being held in a football stadium, it’s not surprising that it’s the biggest eSport event ever held, with over 35,000 spectators.

One of the team members of Dota 2 team Alliance, Jonathan "Loda" Berg, took it upon himself to record the event from his perspective to show off the sheer scale of the event.

Here’s the head mounted footage from Loda:

It’s rather astonishing to say the least; something I would've had a hard time believing was possible less than a decade ago. The demand for eSports has come a long way, and it’s showing no signs of slowing down anytime soon.

New to Dota 2 and don't know which heroes to play? Take a gander at our best Dota 2 heroes for beginners guide.

The spectators at ESL One Frankfurt are more than double of what we’ll witness at this years International (17,000), even if the prize pool is astronomically larger with over $10 million dollars up for grabs.

Unfortunately for Loda and Alliance, they were recently knocked out of the tournament earlier this afternoon by Invictus Gaming. Fnatic vs EG is still under way to determine who Invictus Gaming will face in the grand final, which should kick off around 19:00 GMT. You can watch it right now over here.

Login or Register
1
+1
-0
Ocid's picture
223

Shite. I totally forgot this was on this weekend.

1
+1
-0
Nick Wilson's picture
353

Quick, the finals are starting in the next half an hour!

Try these free to play games
?

These are affiliate links - clicking them and playing the games directly supports PCGamesN

Spotlight
?

Our Spotlight units plug content our journalists have made, that our advertisers want to promote. Sometimes the promotion is paid for, but the content they go to is always independent with no client oversight or approval.

Alienware - Game VictoriousTurtle Beach
The best Dota 2 custom games

Dota 2

The best Dota 2 custom games

Dota 2 International 2015 prize pool achieves $15 million dollars; Axe immortal and comic unlocked

Dota 2 International 2015 prize pool achieves $15 million dollars; Axe immortal and comic unlocked

Dota 2 The International invites talent including TobiWan, Capitalist, and Blitz

Dota 2 The International invites talent including TobiWan, Capitalist, and Blitz

Dota 2 Reborn is available right now

Dota 2 Reborn is available right now

Valve details Dota 2 Reborn custom games and developer tools

Valve details Dota 2 Reborn custom games and developer tools

Dota 2 Reborn is Valve's huge new Source 2 engine update

Dota 2 Reborn is Valve's huge new Source 2 engine update

Dota 2 and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive are bigger than Steam was two years ago, and they're still growing...

Dota 2

Dota 2 and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive are bigger than Steam was two years ago, and they're still growing...

Dota 2 International 2015 prize pool soars past $13 million dollars

Dota 2 International 2015 prize pool soars past $13 million dollars

ESL announce ESL One Dota tournament for

ESL announce ESL One Dota tournament for "New York Super Week"

Dota 2 International 2015 prize pool is now the biggest ever in eSports

Dota 2 International 2015 prize pool is now the biggest ever in eSports

Source 2 version of Dota 2 spotted on SteamDB; could debut at The Dota 2 International

Source 2 version of Dota 2 spotted on SteamDB; could debut at The Dota 2 International

The Dota 2 International prize pool has eclipsed $10 million dollars

The Dota 2 International prize pool has eclipsed $10 million dollars

NewBee wins the 2014 Dota 2 International

Dota 2

NewBee wins the 2014 Dota 2 International

Valve's Dota 2 Faceless Rex concept reanimated from extinction as a courier

Valve's Dota 2 Faceless Rex concept reanimated from extinction as a courier

Enter the Dota 2 Short Film Contest and bag yourself a cool $20,000 at the International

Enter the Dota 2 Short Film Contest and bag yourself a cool $20,000 at the International

Dota 2's Compendium expands with new ways to earn points and levels

Dota 2's Compendium expands with new ways to earn points and levels

Tune into the Red Bull Battle Grounds Dota 2 finals: Team Secret vs Invictus Gaming

Tune into the Red Bull Battle Grounds Dota 2 finals: Team Secret vs Invictus Gaming

If you're good enough, you can play at this year's Dota 2 International 2015

If you're good enough, you can play at this year's Dota 2 International 2015

Dota 2 International main event: Day Two

Dota 2

Dota 2 International main event: Day Two

Watch the Red Bull Battle Grounds Dota 2 playoffs live

Watch the Red Bull Battle Grounds Dota 2 playoffs live

The Dota 2 International 2015 prize pool hits $5 million dollars in just over two days

The Dota 2 International 2015 prize pool hits $5 million dollars in just over two days

Valve clarify Dota 2 gifting restrictions;

Valve clarify Dota 2 gifting restrictions; "we didn't have a better solution"

All bets are on: the Dota 2 International 2015 gets its crowdfunding Compendium

All bets are on: the Dota 2 International 2015 gets its crowdfunding Compendium

Watch the Red Bull Battle Grounds NA Dota 2 qualifier today

Watch the Red Bull Battle Grounds NA Dota 2 qualifier today