eSports Patches and Add-ons What makes today’s games so good? The possibility to evolve. Almost all of the biggest eSports disciplines, especially the ones with developed competitive scenes, rely heavily on Patches and Add-ons to make the games more and more entertaining and fun to play. These changes can have a huge impact on the gaming scene and also competitive gaming overall. That’s why pro gamers have to adapt to those eSports Patches and Add-ons in order to stay competitive. CS:GO Patches & Add-ons Release: 2012 Publisher: VALVE Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, PS3, Mac Official Website: http://blog.counter-strike.net/ About: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) is a multiplayer first-person shooter video game developed by Hidden Path Entertainment and Valve Corporation. It is the fourth game in the main Counter-Strike franchise. Add-Ons: Most of the Add-Ons in Counter-Strike Global Offensive are different types of maps, created by users in Workshop. They can be training map, where you are able to train your aim, retakes, jumps etc, or fun maps like zombies chase, football and so. Updates in Counter-Strike do not follow a specific scheme or time schedule. Usually there is a new update initiated 4-5 times in a month. PatchChangesDownload Release Notes for 022/06/2020– Bomb defusal progress will now reset if the defusing player turns too rapidly while defusing. – Translucent surfaces are now ineligible for applying graffiti. League of Legends (LoL) Patches & Add-ons Release: 2009 Publisher: Riot Games Platforms: PC Official Website: http://na.leagueoflegends.com/ About: League of Legends has more than 70 million players and is certainly the most beloved eSports discipline worldwide. League of Legends (LoL) is a multiplayer online battle arena video game developed and published by Riot Games. It was inspired by the Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne mod, Defense of the Ancients and is free to play. Add-Ons: League of Legends Add-Ons are changes in the HUD of the game, game skins or different game modes. The publisher of League of Legends Riot, has some pretty rough politics against illegal skin programs. The use of such programs could lead to a permanent ban. The developers of League of Legends launch new patches every two weeks. Most of them are rather small, fixing some champion and in-game bugs. Before the start of a new season or right before the biggest events like Worlds for example, the publishers from Riot usually introduce a more complex patch, which changes the meta of the game. PatchChangesDownload Patch 10.12 This patch, we dipped our toe in the usual pool, adjusting some champions that have been standing out, some of whom have been in a rough spot (Akali, Brand, Viktor, Xayah). We're also carefully dialing down a few pro outliers, like Trundle and Varus, to a fairer middle ground in the scope of the game. Finally, we're pushing a few changes and smoothing out a couple bugs to our epic savage of a bear. Oh, and URF is back! Make sure you’re on this ultra rapidly, and we’ll see you there! Take this portal if you're looking for TFT's patch notes! Dota2 Patches & Add-onsRelease: 2013 Publisher: Valve Corporation Platforms: PC Official Website: http://blog.dota2.com/ About: Dota 2 is a free-to-play multiplayer online battle arena video game. Developed and published by Valve Corporation, Dota 2 is the stand-alone sequel to Defense of the Ancients (Dota), which was a community-created mod for Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos and its expansion pack, The Frozen Throne. Add-Ons: Similarly to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Add-ons in Dota 2 can be found in the Valve Workshop. From different maps to changes in the structure of the game like Tooltip Formating, Script Functions etc. Everything can be tested in a Custom game of Dota 2. The situation with Dota 2 is similar to League of Legends. Valve updates their games almost every day, but the biggest changes are performed only once or twice a month. PatchChangesDownload Dota 2 Update - 22 June - Turbo: instant banning is back - Turbo: neutral item times reflected in HUD- Guild contract battle point rewards are now increased by 100% - Sideshop gold for Recycling is increased by 65% - Sideshop gold for Guild contracts and upgrades are increased by 100% Starcraft 2 Patches & Add-onsRelease: 2010 Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment Platforms: PC Official Website: http://us.battle.net/sc2/en/ About: StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty is a military science fiction real-time strategy video game developed and released by Blizzard Entertainment. The sequel of StarCraft is split into three installments. First one is the base game with the subtitle Wings of Liberty. Second is an expansion pack, Heart of the Swarm, and the last is a stand-alone expansion pack called Legacy of the Void. Add-Ons: Modifying the game files in Starcraft 2 is considered as cheating and player could get a ban for it. For Starcraft 2 there is a patch usually once a month or even once in a two months. If the Patch is bigger, it is most commonly followed by two or more smaller patches in a short period. PatchChangesDownload Patch 4.12.1 Versus Bug Fixes Hearthstone Patches & Add-onsRelease: 2014 Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment Platforms: PC, Mobile platforms Official Website: http://us.battle.net/hearthstone/en/ About: Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft is a free-to-play online collectible card video game. It was released in March 2011 by its developer Blizzard Entertainment. Hearthstone builds upon the lore of the Warcraft series, using characters, creatures, and relics from this series. The game is played by two players, using constructed decks of thirty cards along with a selected hero with a unique power. Add-Ons: Hearthstone Add-Ons are usually related to trackers of the cards or different arena helpers. You can check some awesome Add-Ons which will help you improve your skill. Blizzard updates the game every month. The biggest patches usually consist of an introducing of a new Adventure, for example One Night in Kharazan PatchChangesDownload Patch 17.4.1The free five-chapter Trial by Felfire Story Adventure is NOW LIVE! Follow the story of Aranna Starseeker (Elise Starseeker’s crafty younger sister) as she embarks on a thrilling journey of self-discovery, assembling a motley crew of outcasts and teaming up with Illidan to take on the mad architect of the Rusted Legion itself: MECHA-JARAXXUS! Complete the Trial by Felfire and you’ll earn the Rusted Legion Card Back! GET UP TO $350 IN FREE BETS & BONUSES! Claim Now New Customers Only | 18+ | T&Cs Apply Latest Patches and Add-Ons Upcoming Leauge of Legends Season 9 Kirill | 2018-11-23The dust has settled on the season 8 of League of Legends. Now Riot is focusing its attention on the changes for the upcoming season. Upcoming League of Legends Updates Kirill | 2018-11-18After the dust has settled on Worlds, Riot Games has been making cosmetic changes to its champions. We provide you with an overview of what's been going on. Top 5 Hero Buff Wishes for Patch 7.20 Kirill | 2018-10-29These are the five heroes that we really miss in Dota 2. They are there in the game but just fail to make an impact in the current meta. CS:GO News: New FBI Skins Coming Up! Kirill | 2018-10-20Valve's development teams are constantly working on their titles. So in the latest update, they decided to integrate new FBI skins.