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Sorenix Jul 10, 2013 @ 2:59pm
Waiting to download!
Hey guys! I'm really excited that DOTA 2 finally launched! However, it says they will email me once I can download the client. It says I'm 2984 in queue! I completely understand what's going on, all I need to know is how long more or less will it take? Is it a process that will take hours, days, weeks? Just wondering!

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Akane Jul 10, 2013 @ 3:00pm 
One day or two probably.
Sorenix Jul 10, 2013 @ 3:03pm 
Thanks! I've been waiting since last night! :3

Also, I just told a friend about the release and he did the same thing and he made the 2694! What does that mean? I entered the queue last night, and he did like an hour ago.
Akane Jul 10, 2013 @ 3:06pm 
You probably got lower on the queue but your stat didn't decrease because there was no changes made on the servers yet, check the other thread about queue and you will some people made it in already.
D Trumples Jul 10, 2013 @ 3:06pm 
that sucks i got 12th last night and i got it around midnight i hope you get it soon
Sorenix Jul 10, 2013 @ 3:12pm 
Thanks guys! Your help was appreciated! If someone knows anything else, let me know!
Someone that was 3k, said it took him 2 hours. Another at 1.3k said he's been waiting 5 hours. I don't understand their number system, but it seems that:
There's a hidden group number. Each group has a certain number of people, and that is the number shown. These groups are let in slowly from 1-xxxx. Pause to check server stability. Queue in next group.
Sorenix Jul 10, 2013 @ 4:01pm 
The friend I talked about earlier is now able to download DOTA 2! And he applied like 2 hours ago? I applied last night. Hmm, weird queue system.
Vanir Jul 10, 2013 @ 4:21pm 
I got the email but I can't find where to download it. I click "play now" and it rediect me to the community page. It also don't show up in my library which the email told me to find it in. This reminds me why I have unstall steam 3rd time on my computer already. Sigh, if not DotA 2 required steam I would never come back.

Edit: the email was send 3 hours ago.
Edit: Solved. I restarted steam again then it appeared in the libaray. Weird that it did not work the first time I restarted it.
Last edited by Vanir; Jul 10, 2013 @ 4:52pm
Nutella Jul 10, 2013 @ 4:41pm 
I am 7 in queue since yesterday and still didn't move or receive the e-mail, really weird system
Annatar Jul 10, 2013 @ 4:44pm 
I think it also depends on where you live. If there are many people trying to download Dota 2 in your area it will take longer.
I eat ass Jul 10, 2013 @ 4:45pm 
Welcome to dota 2,if you are russian dont even try to MM for europe only,because wherever you MM you will get team full of russian!♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥
CustodialArtist Jul 10, 2013 @ 4:49pm 
714 ?
Sorenix Jul 10, 2013 @ 4:58pm 
Hmm it must definetely be by area. It makes sense.
Asuna- Jul 10, 2013 @ 4:59pm 
You are currently 1573 in the Launch Queue
what does this mean?
how long will it take take to download it?
K208 Jul 13, 2013 @ 7:37am 
You are currently 137 in the Launch Queue
and I already waited for 2days...what's going on.
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Date Posted: Jul 10, 2013 @ 2:59pm
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