The Compendium update has arrived and with it comes talent autographs as usual, except this year they come with 1 voiceline if you level them up! Find out more inside!

Excitement for Dota 2 The International is already at a fever pitch, and Valve just stoked the fires by releasing surprise update to The Compendium. In a blog post on the Dota 2 website, Valve released details on the Compendium Points rewards, Talent Autographs, and more.

The update started by describing all the ways players could gain Compendium Points. Besides Fantasy, an Player Card rosters, Dota 2 fans can receive points for In-Game predictions. Additionally if you’ve grabbed any of the discounted Supporters Clubs, you’ll receive 200 Compendium points if your supported team wins.

Fans can level up their autograph up to a maximum of level 20. level 5 unlocks a voice line. 50% of the money goes to the talent

Dota 2 Compendium Talent Autographs

But the real star of this Dota 2 Compendium update is the 2021 Talent Autographs. Talent Autographs are Purchasable in-game cards, in the same vein as Player Cards. They’re available at $0.99 for a base price. You can level up the cards at $0.99 per level up to level five, when you’ll receive a chat wheel line from the associated talent.  Level 10 will unlock a silver border and level 20 a gold border.

As per the details on the website, the Autograph, which can be displayed on your profile, is available permanently. The voiceline will last until The International 2022. And, 50% of the Talent Autographs sales go to the talent! Do remember you don’t have to choose talent from only the English talent pool, voice lines have also been added for the Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese and Russian talent as well.

The post also includes details on the new TI10 website, info about the new broadcasts in Spanish and Portuguese, and an update to the embattled Short Film Contest. The latter was said to now have had finalists selected, and you can now vote for them in the client. Winners will bag $25,000.

Read full details about the update here.

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Michael is a UK-based content creator who caught the esports bug in 2010, but took eight years to figure out he should write about it. Throwing away a promising career in marketing and PR, he now specialises in MOBAs, covering League of Legends, Dota 2, and esports in general since 2019. When not glued to tournaments taking place on the other side of the globe, he spends time nurturing an unhealthy addiction to MMOs and gacha games.