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[REQUEST/SUGGESTION] Custom/Private Servers

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  • [REQUEST/SUGGESTION] Custom/Private Servers

    The DotA 2 Custom Game community is clearly not what it could be for a number of reasons. I believe one of the biggest reasons is that the dedicated servers simply do not offer low enough latencies (even when close in proximity to the server location) to entice developers to create the best quality of games.

    You guys have done such a great job adding dedicated servers to as many games as possible, and we're thankful for that. What would be great though is if there was a way to allow us to purchase or host our own private servers to play at a higher level, like many other games do and two big ones that you've created (TF2, CS). I think you would see your custom game community grow rapidly due to the fact that developers would be more rewarded for creating a truly masterful map, whereas right now the best maps are either DotA 2 ladder mods or games that don't rely much on a low ping.

    Thanks for any reply and/or discussion!