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2021 Major Championship

CS:GO’s next Major Championship will be hosted by PGL, and will take place in Stockholm at the Ericsson Globe, October 23rd-November 7th, provided it is safe to hold live competitive events by that time.

Join us in Sweden, or watch all of the matches online with the CS:GO Major’s first 4K 60fps stream!

Twenty-four teams will battle for their share of a $2,000,000 prize pool. Those teams will be identified through a series of Regional Major Ranking (RMR) events throughout the year, initially taking place online and culminating in at least one offline RMR per region prior to the Major. We’ll provide more detail about 2021 RMR events soon.

It has been a long stretch since CS:GO last crowned a Major Champion. Who will rise to the top and claim the title?

Patch Notes – Adventurer Season 12 Update (Jan.14.2021)

Dear Adventurers,

Welcome to the latest official patch notes for Ring of Elysium. Here are the full details:

Please note:
Ring of Elysium’s live servers will go down for maintenance for approximately three hours at:
● Pacific Time: January 13th, 23:00 to January 14th, 2:00
● UTC/GMT: January 14th, 7:00-10:00

During the maintenance period, the game will not be available and ongoing games will be interrupted directly. Please be sure to finish all matches before the above time to avoid any issues. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Adventurer Season 12- DISGUISE
  • Adventurer Season 12 officially kicks off! Unlock the Adventure Pass for brand-new Adventurer Characters, play to rank up your Tiers, unlock more than 100 rewards, and earn 1500 E-Points back!
  • The Adventurer Pass spans over the 10-week season and is a way for players to earn exclusive in-game rewards. By playing the game and ranking up the seasonal Adventurer Tiers, players will unlock various rewards, including:
    • E-points: The S12 Adventurer Pass rewards include a total of 1500 E-points! Players can spend 950 E-points to unlock the Pass and earn 1500 E-points back when they reach tier 97
    • Adventurer Characters (does not affect game balance)
      • There will be three Adventurer Characters in this season. All characters have a variety of unlockable styles, and will gradually unlock as the player’s Tier increases their Adventurer Pass
        • Fox (Base Character Preview)
        • Dan (Base Character Preview)
        • Joyner (Preview to be revealed)
      • Portraits
      • Traversal equipment appearances
      • Lobby music
      • Loading screens
      • and more!
    • The Pass is separated into two parts:
      • The Free Pass – all players can obtain rewards by ranking up their Adventurer Tiers without any payment
      • The Adventurer Pass, which is available for 950 E-Points. E-Points are a premium in-game currency obtained with real-world money via Steam payment (1000 E-Points is equivalent to $9.99 USD)
    • As always, none of the rewards in the Adventurer Pass affects game balance, and all unlocked rewards stay forever


Normal Mode Map Adjusted
  • Adjustment period: January 14th to February 18th, 2021
  • According to the results of the Community Map Vote event in game, Normal Mode’s map has been adjusted to Europa Island

  • Added vehicles: Viper Truck and Viper SUV to Europa Island

Limited-Time Modes
  • Changed each Friday and Saturday’s Metal Mayhem mode to Mt. Dione

  • Optimized the lobby UI’s lower bottom section, redesigned the code redeem button

Coin Store
  • Added two brand-new boxes in the “Coin Store”
    • S12 Weapon Skin Supply Box
      • Priced at 588 coins, open to claim a random reward inside the box, including Epic weapon skin LVOA-C “Fox Hunter”, MPX-SD “Mechanic”, PKM “War Correspondent”, double Exp. cards, E-Points, and more
    • Fox Hunter Box
      • Priced at 16500 coins, open to claim all rewards inside the box, including a set of Fox Hunter-themed traversal equipment appearances, and a Fox Hunter accessory

S12 Supporter Rewards
  • Introducing “Supporter rewards”! Purchase any amount of E-Points during Season 12 to claim a supporter reward pack at the Event Center, rewards include an Epic “Year of the Ox” Famas weapon skin, an accessory, and a portrait

Daily Limit Supply Box
  • Updated the rewards in the Daily Limit Supply Box with 6 weapon skins, 2 new vehicle appearances, and a set of new traversal appearances

Adventurer Pass Owner Exclusive Supply Box
  • Adventurer Pass Owners will be able to claim a FREE chest every day at the EP Store, which contains random rewards including E-Points, weapon skins, traversal appearances, portraits, and more

First Blood Box
  • Updated the rewards in the daily First Blood Box with different amounts of coins (from 100 coins to 10000 coins)

Leaderboard and statistics reset
  • With the launch of Season 12, we have reset the leaderboards, player ratings, and all personal statistics. This will continue to happen at the start of every new season

Battle Buddy- Season 12 Update
  • With the launch of Season 12, Battle Buddy relationships have been reset. Players are welcomed to continue recruiting new Battle Buddies in the new season to join your adventures


Update 10.2 – Now Live!

: You can find the details for this event on the announcement page [url=]here[/url].

Update 10.2 – Now Live!

10.2, our first update of the year, is now live and giving you new ways to travel in style, view the upcoming PGI.S esports event, and more.

First up, we’ve got a brand new vehicle hitting the Battlegrounds! The Coupe RB is a vintage two-seater with a need for speed. This zippy little vehicle won’t help much with squad transport but it’ll certainly get you and your passenger where you need to go, and fast! As the fastest Battlegrounds vehicle on four wheels, the Coupe can reach speeds up to 150 km/h. If you wanna go fast and furious, pick up the new Coupe RB on Erangel, Miramar, or Sanhok!

For a little added fun on two wheels, there are now a selection of vehicle emotes for the Dirt Bike available at the press of a button! Simply left click (default on PC) while in the air on the Dirt Bike and style your way across the Battlegrounds.

Up next, we’re bringing all the action of PGI.S to you in more ways than ever, including in your own Battlegrounds! You can now watch the PGI.S matches in the PUBG client or even while in your own matches on one of several display screens located throughout the maps. Don’t worry, we’re not going to spam your game with PGI.S tournament sounds, these displays will be visual only.

Speaking of PGI.S, the esports tab has once again been unlocked in preparation for the tournament. Navigate over and read up on all the participating teams to get yourself ready for the next Pick’em Challenge. As always, there are plenty of great skins available for those who participate and choose the winners correctly! More information on the PGI.S Pick’em Challenge will be out soon.

There’s plenty more in the patch, so be sure to check out the full patch notes[] to get all the details. A new year and Update 10.2 are both here, so drop in and check out everything new!

PUBG Labs: Arena Mode

: You can find the details for this event on the announcement page [url=]here[/url].

PUBG Labs: Arena Mode

Hello Survivors!

Last September, we introduced Arena Mode, our take on the classic arena shooter game mode where teams face off across several rounds, purchasing their gear with earned currency and fight to survive as long as possible.

We received a ton of great feedback on this mode and are now happy to roll out the upgraded version for everyone to try out. One of the major issues we saw was that it became quite difficult to mount any sort of comeback once your team had lost a round and all their items. In fact, your chances of winning the overall game sharply dropped with even one loss. We’ve taken some steps to make losing a match a little less punishing while also rewarding teams who are able to make it through without losing at all. We hope this helps strike a fair balance and makes the Arena a more exciting place.

Let’s take a look at what Arena Mode the 2nd Iteration has in store.

Arena Mode – 2nd Iteration Changes

Since the last test, we have been receiving requests for a TPP version of Arena Mode. For this test, we’ll be trying out TPP to see what different gameplay patterns it brings out and the different experience it can provide.

  • Perspective – TPP
    • Only available in TPP.
  • Changes in default pistol
    • Changed default pistol to P18C.
    • For the first Arena Mode, we received feedback that players with the default P1911 pistol did not stand a chance against players with purchased weapons. As such, we’ve replaced it with the P18C, which comes with an auto fire mode.

  • Loadout store improvements
    • Adjusted the amount of ammo given when purchasing a weapon.
    • Increased helmet price, which is now higher than the vest.
    • Starting from Round Four, weapons purchased from the loadout store will include attachments.
    • Players on a winning streak will earn bonus rewards accordingly and the teams who don’t lose any chances before the final round will be rewarded with an upgraded loadout store which has the following items:
      • Care Package items.
      • Special consumables like Adrenaline Syringe and the First Aid Kits.
    • Pistols and shotguns can now be found under the same category.
  • Loadout point balance adjustment
    • Reduced points earned for a kill from 150 to 100.
    • Reduced end of round points earned (both win/lose).
    • Since squads with fewer players are at a disadvantage, they will earn more kill points depending on their squad size.
    • Considering player feedback on how hard it is to win the next round after losing your items upon defeat, you’ll now get a small bonus to help you rebuy the gear you need.

  • UX improvements
    • To help reduce confusion during combat, we’re disabling kill feed messages from the other arenas, so now only events within your current arena will be shown.
    • There were quite a few players leaving the game after losing their first chance, thinking the game was over. We’ve added a message to let players know they’re still in it!
    • When starting a new round, map features such as zoom option and markers will revert to default.
  • Addition of the reporting system
    • Players in spectate mode can now report other players for cheating or behavior that goes against our Rules of Conduct.

January 13 – January 18 4pm KST 2021
January 12 – January 17 11pm PST
January 13 – January 18 8am CET

January 21 – January 25 4pm KST 2021
January 20 – January 24 11pm PST
January 21 – January 25 8am CET

For more details on the rules of Arena Mode, you can check out our Previous Announcement[].

We hope these changes will make for a more fun and rewarding Arena Mode experience, but are excited to hear what you think as well! Drop into the new Arena Mode and give it a try. Afterwards, let us know what you think so we can continue to improve it!

Best of luck and we’ll see you in the Arena!

PUBG Team.

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

An update to Team Fortress 2 has been released. The update will be applied automatically when you restart Team Fortress 2. The major changes include:

  • Updated pl_pier
    • Added additional exits to forward spawns
    • Added windows to RED final spawn
    • Added small platform to the first beach
    • Improved general clipping
    • Players can no longer build on the tables in RED spawn

Dota 2 Update – January 7th, 2021

• Fixed Greater Bash not working when drafted.
• Fixed Io Spirits In/Out ability replacing other drafted abilities. This should fix any 0 second cool-down exploits with other abilities.
• Fixed Fire Spirits not working with Shard.
• Fixed being unable to cast Reverse Timewalk with Timewalk Shard.
• Fixed Holy Persuasion not converting ancient creeps with Scepter.
• Fixed Grave Keeper’s Cloak not working with Shard.
• Fixed Epicenter not getting the Shard upgrade.
• Fixed Fissure Shard upgrade not working.
• Pulse Nova Scepter upgrade now grants Nihilism.
• Mana Void Scepter upgrade now grants Blink Fragment.
• Macropyre Shard upgrade now grants Liquid Ice.
• Fixed Spirit Form not granting Recall and Blinding Light when active.
• Fixed heroes getting Spirit Form if Illuminate was drafted and a Scepter was gained.
• Fixed Ransack not getting the Geostrike upgrade with Shard.
• Summon Familiars Scepter upgrade now grants Silent as the Grave.
• Skeleton archers now have a minimum attack range of 500 even when Burning Army is cast by melee heroes.
• Take Aim and the Shadow Realm active now provide bonus range to melee heroes.
• Spirit Bear now displays on the left side of the screen as an owned unit as well as in the post-game scoreboard. It’s inventory will also be included in the net worth calculations of the owner hero.
• Swashbuckle now splinters the attacks if Marksmanship is drafted and Scepter is active.
• Poison Sting now only applies to the primary target when used with multi-target attacks.
• Poison Sting no longer applies to attacks coming from any wards other than Plague Wards (Serpent Wards, Death Ward)
• Fixed Infernal Blade applying damage and burn to buildings if you switch targets before the projectile lands.
• Stifling Dagger now applies Infernal Blade if it is set to auto-cast.
• Fixed Bash of the Deep triggering multiple times when ranged units had high attack speed.
• Fixed Sacred Arrow launching from different positions depending on the hero. Will now always launch from center point of the hero.
• Fixed Acorn Shot missing bounce targets for melee heroes.
• Fixed Echo Stomp doing double the damage if Astral Spirit was also drafted. Note: Echo Stomp will still do both physical and magical damage values regardless of Astral Spirit being drafted.
• Fixed some heroes getting stuck in looping animations (Ember Spirit, Magnus, Pangolier, Void Spirit).
• Fixed giving Scepters to teammates (with Greevil’s greed) removing your Shard granted ability.
• Fixed attack abilities with a cost, spending that cost on multi-target attacks that don’t proc modifiers (Split Shot, Flak Cannon).
• Fixed Lil’ Shredder stacks being consumed too quickly when using Medusa’s Split Shot.
• Fixed Bash of the Deep counting up from Marksmanship Splintered attacks.
• Fixed Walrus Punch FX sometimes getting stuck on targets for the duration of the game.
• Fixed Duel ending early if Berserker’s Call was on the target.
• Fixed Invoker & Hoodwink not getting access to the talents when they drafted their own spells.
• Fixed talents missing from Wraith King, Omniknight & Beastmaster.
• Fixed being unable to click anything for the first few seconds of the game.
• Fixed Coaches crashing during drafting stage.
• Fixed private lobbies crashing after the draft if there wasn’t 10 players.
• Fixed various inaccurate scepter/shard markers on draft screen as well as missing or wrong Aghanim’s tooltips.

Update 10.2 – Now on the Test Server

Are you ready for the new PGI.S? The PUBG Global Invitational.S sets teams from around the world against each other in a weeks long tournament.

Teams will battle for placements in weekly tournaments and rack up prize money as the overall tournament goes on. You can follow along all the action with our new livestream displays in-game as you play! Displays will be setup in various spots around Erangel and Miramar, showing live PGI action in your own games. There’s a new Pick’em Challenge available as well, giving you a chance to earn sweet PGI.S gear for predicting the winners.

This will be a tournament unlike any other, so tune in, pick’em, and win! Visit for more information.

Livestream Screens

  • 10 digital screens have been constructed across Erangel and Miramar to display LIVE esports events.
    • PGI.S will be the first event live streamed directly onto these displays while in-game and in the lobby (main menu).
    • When the stream is offline, the screens will display PGI.S trailers.
    • You can choose to turn off the livestreams in Settings > Gameplay > Functions.

PGI.S Lobby Update
  • The lobby has been updated and is now PGI.S themed for normal matches, along with some kickass BGM. PGI.S themed lobby has been updated for the normal match with kickass BGM.
  • A livestream display as been added and is displayed in the lobby. It functions the same as those now found across multiple Battlegrounds.
Other PGI.S related updates
  • PGI.S logo graffiti has been painted around buildings on Erangel and Miramar.
  • The starting plane is now flying PGI.S promo banners on Erangel, Miramar, Sanhok, Vikendi and Karakin
  • New PGI.S loading screen splash art has been added
New Vehicle: Coupe RB

There’s a new roadrunner in town. Introducing the Coupe RB, a vintage sportscar with a blazing top speed of 150 km/h, making it second (on land) in speed only to the Motorbike. The Coupe RB won’t carry your whole squad, but it will get you to where you need to go fast. Try out the Coupe RB on Erangel, Miramar, and Sanhok!

  • Max capacity: 2 (Driver, Passenger)
  • Max speed: 150km/h
  • Spawns only on Erangel, Miramar and Sanhok
New Feature: Reputation System

Keeping in-game interactions healthy is important to us. We know passions can run high on the Battlegrounds, but toxic behavior is never justified. To help keep things more civil while you kill each other, we’re introducing a new Reputation System to PUBG. This system will assign you a Reputation Level from 0-5 depending on how you treat your fellow players. Your Reputation Level will be displayed in the Team Finder, giving players searching for a group an idea of what kind of teammate you’ll be. Your Reputation Level will naturally increase as you play games, as long as you are not exhibiting toxic or otherwise disruptive behavior. We hope this helps everyone have a better time on the Battlegrounds!

  • Reputation level will be displayed in the Team Finder and team member list next to player’s names.
  • Reputation levels are indicative of perceived player behavior. Are you friendly, or are you toxic? Let’s hope the former.
  • Reputation levels range from 0 to 5, for a total of 6 levels.

Reputation level is affected by the following factors:

  • Player’s reputation level will naturally increase through normal gameplay in Normal and Ranked Mode Battle Royale matches.
  • Leaving matches repeatedly and failing to return may lead to your reputation level decreasing.
  • Reports received for certain negative behavior (obstructing gameplay, verbal abuse, team killing, etc.) may lead to your reputation level decreasing.
  • Being reported for the suspected use of cheats does not affect reputation level. With that said, reputation levels will be affected greatly after receiving actual bans.
Ranked Mode Update

We’re updating Ranked Mode leaver penalties to allow players some leeway to leave without punishment in certain situations. You can check out all the details around the system and how it works below.

Leaver penalties should be waived for players who are still ALIVE and leave within 5 minutes after the plane takes off if the player :

  • (1) Queued for Squads, requesting matchmaking find them additional teammates AND
  • (2) the plane then takes off with an incomplete team (team of less than 4 players in Ranked Squad Mode), AND
  • (3) a member of the player’s premade team hasn’t left the match before the plane leaves.

If a player qualifies to have their leaver penalty waived by leaving the match, then the match is considered to be competitively invalid for that player. This means:

  • No stats are recorded on their Career page
  • No change is made to their RP
  • No matchmaking penalties are issued
  • Players will be granted any Pass XP and BP they would have earned as normal

Stunt Emotes

And you thought flips were cool. Now you can trigger random stunts while mid-air on the Dirt Bike to really style on your enemies. There are a total of 6 new stunts available and best of all, they’re easy to perform. Simply hold down LMB while in the air on a Dirt Bike and watch how cool you are.

  • New Stunt emotes exclusive for the Dirt Bike have been added.
  • 6 new default stunt emotes can be used.
  • The Stunt Emotes are triggerable only mid-air wile on a Dirt Bike – and when the player is not about to hit something.
    • Hold LMB to trigger a random stunt emote
    • Release LMB to stop emote
  • Please note that the Horn functionality has been replaced with the Stunt Emotes for the Dirt Bike.
  • Adjusted the reload animations of M416, Scar-L, QBZ, G36C to better match the reload speeds.
  • The reload animations adjustments are a follow-up to the Balance tweaks to the 556 guns in the 9.2 November update
QoL Improvements

Alarm System

  • Click on the top right notification center icon to see stacked notifications.
  • When acquiring an item or a currency from out-game event etc. will toggle an notification

  • A message will be shown in the notification center to let you know if an item or currency is soon to expire.

Store QoL Improvements

  • Opening crates upon purchase
    • Players now can open purchased crates (Set, crate, random rate items) right way in the “Purchase complete” pop-up screen.
  • 'Move to store’ button has been added when browsing an empty item category in the Customize Tab.

Lobby Chat system QoL Improvement

  • Some cases of reports has been received that when using certain language input in our lobby chat system, client would minimize preventing the use of chat system.
    • We have added a new message to guide players to change their display settings to Windowed or Borderless mode in order to use IME.

Discord x PUBG Party Invite Feature

We know that many of our players use Discord as their main source of communication and so we’ve implemented Discord’s party feature, making your experience smoother overall.  Team up with other players in your favorite Discord server much quicker and more convenient way!

Read more details from Discord on integrated game invites and rich presence here[].


Q. I’m running Discord in a browser and party invite feature doesn’t work!
A. The party invite feature is only available for use in Discord App.

Q. I sent a ‘Ask to Join’ request to my friend currently in-game but I cannot join the party!
A. Try refreshing your lobby once your friend exits to the game lobby.

Q. I cannot re-join the party I’ve just left!
A. Try refreshing your lobby after accepting the invite.

Q. A player I’ve just banned from the party is requesting to join the party via Discord party invite.
A. Banning a player from a party only prevents them from sending you in-game invites via the PUBG system, we recommend blocking any users on Discord you find disruptive.

  • Improved CPU performance by reducing physics calculation costs of invisible physics actors (vehicles, characters)
  • Improved cases of hitching and FPS drops occurring when loading maps (and when entering and maneuvering the world)
  • Reduced hitches occurring when updating a character.
Skins & Items
  • Graffiti themed skin: 4 set items, 12 individual items (Sales period: 2021-1-13 Live server maintenance ~ 2022-1-12 Live server maintenance)

  • Lunar New Year – King and Royal Bodyguard: 6 Set items, 13 individual items (Sales period: 2021-2-3 Live server maintenance ~ 2022-3-3 Live server maintenance)

Bug Fixes


  • Fixed the issue where some pass missions could not be completed on Haven.
  • Fixed the issue where player could respawn in TDM with a Ghillie Suit equipped.
  • Fixed an issue which caused foliage to clip through vehicles on certain maps while in FPP mode.
  • Fixed the case where character’s body equipping a ghillie suit could be invisible to others.
  • Fixed the issue where player could change perspective to TPP when spectating other players in FPP game mode.
  • Fixed the awkward POV when viewing a Death Cam of a character equipped with a Ghille suit.


  • Fixed the UMP-45 audio sounding strange when heard from a distance.
  • Fixed the duplicate click sound played when pressing on the preview button in the customize screen.


  • Fixed the issue where players could clip through a certain building in Abbey on Vikendi.


  • Fixed the issue where incorrect RP changes were displayed in the match history section during placement matches.
  • Fixed the issue where starting plane’s seat UI were sometimes displayed as empty.
  • Fixed the issue where some pages of the store page not be loaded when entering store page after restarting the lobby.
  • Fixed the issue where profiles of players located in ‘Unassigned’ ‘Observer’ section of custom match session cannot be loaded.
  • Fixed the issue where the center screen pointer was not displayed in replays.

Skins & Items

  • Fixed the issue where the visor of Mad’s Motorcycle – Helmet (Level 1) was not displayed when equipped by a male character.
  • Fixed the issue where the nose of the Killer Clown Mask could clip through face coverings.

PUBG LABS: Thermal Scope Mode

Hello Survivors,

Our first LABS experiment of the year is coming soon! To kick things off, we’re dropping a new attachment into the game and bringing back a special weather setting to show it off in! Introducing the Thermal Scope!

Unlike existing telescopic sights, the Thermal Scope detects infrared rays emitted by objects and makes them stand out against their backgrounds. Thanks to this new equipment, players are now able to better detect enemies obscured by darkness, smoke, or trees and bushes, which can be difficult with the existing scopes.

Since the Thermal Scope is best utilized in areas of low light, we’re bringing back Moonlight Mode on Vikendi for this test! Full details on the mode can be found below.

LABS: Thermal Scope Mode

  • The new Thermal Scope will be world-spawned loot.

  • The Thermal Scope uses heat signatures to help you find obscured enemies more easily.
  • This includes enemies hiding in smoke, darkness, brush, etc.

Service schedule

  • January 7, 14:00 KST – January 11, 16:00 KST / January 7, 05:00 UTC – January 11, 07:00 UTC
  • LABS: Thermal Scope Mode will be available for both PC/Console during the service schedule stated above.


  • Vikendi – Moonlight
  • BR Rules of the existing world will be applied.
  • FPP or TPP, Squad mode
  • 1-man Squad mode is also available.
  • Maximum number of players: 100
  • If a session lacks players after a certain amount of time, it will start to fill remaining slots with bots.

Notes when playing in LABS

  • LABS games do not provide BP or XP for gameplay rewards.
  • LABS gameplay will not be applied to Career.
  • LABS gameplay will not count for your Survivor Pass missions.

As always PUBG LABS lets you try out experimental game modes or features in various states of development, none of which are guaranteed to make their way into the full game.

Drop into PUBG LABS and try out the new Thermal Scope on Moonlit Vikendi today!

See you on the Battlegrounds!

The 2021 Dota Pro Circuit

As we start a new year amidst positive news regarding the vaccine for COVID-19, we wanted to share with you our plans for the Dota Pro Circuit season 2021. 

This year’s competition is slated to start on January 18th, and will consist of 2 seasons, leading up to The International 10. As previously announced, each season, will consist of a six week League portion leading up to a Major. After two seasons, there will be qualifiers for the remaining slots for The International 10 happening in Stockholm in August. The calendar for the two seasons is as follows:

Season 1: January 18th – February 28th. (March 14th for China with a break in the middle)
Major 1: March 25th – April 4th

Season 2: April 13th  – May 23rd
Major 2: June 2nd – June 13th

Given that several teams experienced a lot of roster changes throughout the year and performance has varied among teams from the previous DPC season, we will not be using previous season’s DPC points as a way to seed teams into the leagues but rather selecting the top 4 teams in best form from each region to be directly qualified to the Upper division, while a series of qualifiers, closed and open, will determine the remaining 12 teams in both divisions.

At the end of the league, the top teams from each region’s upper division will qualify to the Major. For the first major, the distribution of the 18 slots will be as follows:

EU: Top 4
China: Top 4
SEA: Top 3
CIS: Top 3
NA: Top 2
SA: Top 2

The bottom two teams of the Upper Division in each Region will be relegated to the Lower Division, while the top two teams of the Lower Division will be promoted. The bottom two teams of the lower division will be eliminated from the league and open qualifiers will decide which are the two teams that will occupy those slots on the next season.

Due to feedback from fans and players, the schedule has been revisited to make sure all match times fit the regions play and watch times as best as possible. The new schedule is as follows (All times Pacific Time):


Upper Division
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
12AM China SEA China SEA China
3AM China SEA SEA SEA China
9AM Europe Europe CIS CIS Europe CIS
12PM Europe SA NA SA Europe NA
Lower Division
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
12PM China SEA
6AM CIS Europe Europe CIS Europe
9AM Europe SA SA SA
12PM SA NA Europe SA NA
9PM China SEA SEA China SEA China China

The six regional leagues will be operated by the following tournament organizers, who will in the following days share more information on qualifiers, broadcasting, show and talent information:

Europe: Dreamhack
China: Perfect World
SA: Dotapit

In an upcoming update, by the end of January, the DPC circuit will become integrated with the client, featureing Standings, Schedule and Tournament Information, as well as making it easy for people to follow their favorite teams and support them through purchasing seasonal Fan Support bundles.

Patch Notes – Community Map Vote Round 2 (Dec.31.2020)

Dear Adventurers,
Welcome to the latest official patch notes for Ring of Elysium. Here are the full details:

Community Map Vote Event
  • Event period: December 31st, 2020 to February 18th, 2021
  • Event details:
    • The second round of Community Map Vote event is here! Players can vote between Europa Island, Mt. Dione, and Vera. Voting will last for two weeks, and the map with the most votes will become the main map of the game (Normal Mode) from January 14 to February 18, 2021
    • The voting UI can be found in the game lobby’s “Event Center”, each vote costs 100 coins, and each account can cast up to 20 votes per day (votes reset at 12AM PDT / 8AM UTC)
    • After each vote, players will get a “Vote Participation Box”, open it for random rewards include exclusive timed Weapon Skins, E-Points, Coins, Experience, and more
    • Please note: The 100 coin cost per vote refers to the credits earned by playing the game for free, not E-Points which is purchased with real-life currency

Thanks for playing,

Patch Notes – Pinnacle Challenge returns, Miss Christmas arrives (Dec.24.2020)

Dear Adventurers,
Welcome to the latest official patch notes for Ring of Elysium. Here are the full details:


  • The following items are available for a limited time only (Dec. 24 to Jan. 13)
  • New items in EP Store: Permanent Character-Miss Christmas, Christmas exclusive SCAR-H weapon skin. Players can also choose to buy them in a bundle called “2020 Christmas Chest”. (Please note: since permanent characters cannot be stacked, please do not purchase the character itself and the bundle at the same time, if there are repeated purchases, we will issue a refund of E-Points corresponding to the cost of the character to related accounts at the end of the event.)
  • New item in Coin Store: “2020 Christmas Box”, open it for random rewards including Limited-time Character-Miss Christmas, Limited-time SCAR-H weapon skin, E-Points, Coins, and more.

Pinnacle Challenges

  • Pinnacle Challenges are back! Complete 7 challenges for a FREE Season 12 Adventurer Pass valued at 950 E-Points, as well as other exclusive rewards!

Thanks for playing,

Dota 2 Update – December 22nd, 2020

– Diretide has ended. Diretide Point rewards will no longer be available.
– There will be opportunities to obtain The Hallowed Chest of the Diretide through playtime starting sometime in January.
– Fixed Orb of Venom slow stacking with Orb of Corrosion
– Fixed Cloak of Flames not doing less damage when carried by Illusions (now does 30)
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