You’ll have to put in your cellphone quantity if you wish to play Dota 2 Ranked Play, beginning subsequent month

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Very quickly, enjoying ranked matches in Dota 2 would require a cellphone quantity.

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Valve has introduced plenty of key adjustments coming to the matchmaking expertise in Dota 2. The first and most weird must be the requirement for all gamers to have a novel cellphone quantity on file, ought to they ever wish to play Ranked matches.

The firm says it’s doing this as a manner of combating the development of gamers utilizing a number of accounts, as this creates “a negative matchmaking experience at all skill brackets.” Requiring a cellphone quantity ought to scale back this, for the reason that majority of gamers can be compelled to make use of their main accounts for Ranked Play.

You’ll have to this quickly, too. Starting May four, accounts with no registered cellphone quantity will now not be eligible for Ranked Play. What’s extra, if a quantity is faraway from one account, you’ll have to attend three months earlier than it may be added to a brand new account.

You can, nevertheless, add a brand new quantity instantly after eradicating an previous one. “This is to prevent using the same number on multiple accounts. Online services that provide phone numbers are not allowed,” famous Valve in a blog post.

In happier information, Solo Queue is coming again. Solo Queue now permits gamers to enter ranked matchmaking and solely be matched with different solo gamers.