Fans react to Lima Major English Broadcast Talent reveal cover image

Fans react to Lima Major English Broadcast Talent reveal

Just what do the fans and community think of the Dota 2 Lima Major talent announcement!

A Dota 2 Major brings along the echoes of the passionate crowds cheering for their favourite team, boat-loads of excitement, riveting storylines, and a frenzy only few can fathom. Except, of course, for the Dota 2 casters and hosts, who distil this passion down into something we can all understand

The Lima Major 2023, the first of its kind in South America, is due to be packed with the best teams, enthralling talents, and a passionate community creating the hype. But, as we all know, the Dota community loves to voice their opinions, and the English broadcast talent announcement is no exception.

Here’s how the Dota 2 community reacted to the Lima Major talent announcement:

Cap, Dota, and Pogo – The Trifecta!

The Dota community loves Austin “Cap” Walsh – one of the most popular talents. They are glad to see him spring back into action and entertain the spectators. However, banter and Cap go hand-in-hand, and the community thrives on such moments.

(Image via r/Dota2)
(Image via r/Dota2)

Wonder how the Marvel Snap fan is going to feel seeing Cap jump ship to another game?

SVG - "Jesus Christ himself!" at the Lima Major

Can you believe the perennial Avery "SVG" Silverman has fans? Cap doesn’t seem to. But the “dozens” of SVG fans come out to their lord’s rescue. One goes as far as roasting Cap: “I almost tuned into your qualifiers coverage because he was co-casting! Almost!”

(Image via r/Dota2)
(Image via r/Dota2)

However, the best one is a fan making an important declaration on SVG: “Jesus Christ himself.”

(Image via r/Dota2)
(Image via r/Dota2)

We kind of see the resemblance. Especially when he grows his hair out.

No ODPixel on-site. Sadge!

The fans are going through a mixed range of emotions with Owen “ODPixel” Davies casting at the Lima Major but not being there. Confused? Don’t be.

ODPixel is listed as a talent but he’ll be carrying out his duties remotely and not on-site – much to the chagrin of the fans wanting to see the best caster electrifying the crowd.

(Image via r/Dota2)
(Image via r/Dota2)

It's sad to see any casters remote once again, especially after the uproar about the TI11 remote cast from Norway, but it's just part of our new Dota reality it seems like.

No event is complete without the Sunsfan/Synderen duo

Shannon “Sunsfan” Scotten and Troels Lyngholt "syndereN" Nielsen are one of, if not the best, Dota 2 casting duos out there. Any event is incomplete without this goofy pair because they are meme-gods. And Sunsfan has been warning us about something for eternity. Perhaps this was it, all along?

(Image via r/Dota2)
(Image via r/Dota2)

Jenkins being, erm... Jenkins

Andrew "Jenkins" Jenkins currently plays for the Fart Studios. Yes, that's really a team. Anyways, Jenkins’ image on the talent announcement graphic is, for the lack of a better word, "interesting."

Screengrab via Epulze Twitter
Screengrab via Epulze Twitter

Did you spot it?

The fans are thinking along the same lines.

We think the phrase, “a picture speaks louder than words” holds true for this one.

Snare gets ensnared with LOVE!

It’s always pleasant to watch newcomers make their mark on the big stage. Snare finally gets his Major debut and people are nothing but excited to see him go ham.

The journey of Snare has been nothing but inspiring and it serves as a testament to anyone trying to make a mark in the esports industry: perseverance prevails.

Heartwarming to say the least.

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