Dota 2 players have been fighting with their greatest foe – the
in-game coordinator. In case you’re experiencing the problem, the
fault is not on your end.
If you’ve tried to play Dota 2 during the last few days you’ve probably encountered some difficulties. Players are experiencing problems with the in-game coordinator and many won’t be able to even queue for a game. Others might have ping issues or random disconnections. So what’s the root of it all? Valve were kind enough to let players know it’s on their end.
This was back on Wednesday. The Dota 2 Twitter isn’t one of the most active ones and it’s sad we see posts mainly when there’s some sort of technical issue. The devs continued with another post.
The latest update came today and unfortunately, it still persists.
Needless to say, players aren't too happy with the results so far. This isn't the first time Valve are having problems with the game coordinator. While a lot of people might be thinking it's due to the influx of players it probably isn't. Dota 2 has always had issues with the coordinator and they usually tend to happen around the Battle Pass. Naturally, a lot of players started poking at Valve to grant them some extra levels on their Battle Passes as being unable to play, directly prevents them from earning battle points. It also prevents players from spending extra cash on levels, which in turn will affect the TI 10 prize pool. Valve are no doubt working to resolve the problem asap as they have no interest in complicating things further.
Will Valve actually give players some free levels though? It's a possibility since the coordinator troubles have already lasted for a few days and still remain unresolved. In the meantime players exchanged some of the usual banter, urging Valve to buy better servers. Others noted that the source of the problem might lie in some custom lobbies.
Whether that's the reason for it remains to be seen.