• ‘DotA 2' now requires unique phone number for ranked play to curb trolls

    2 days ago - By Digital Trends

    Valve is looking to clean up ranked play in DotA 2 by introducing a number of new measures to curb trolling and feeding. The most prominent is the requirement of a unique phone number to play ranked matches.
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  • Valve aims to improve Dota 2 matchmaking by tying phone numbers to accounts

    Valve aims to improve Dota 2 matchmaking by tying phone numbers to accounts

    2 days ago - By Gamasutra

    Valve hopes to cut down on the number of people that use multiple accounts by requiring players to register a phone number prior to joining ranked queue. ...
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