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cshahzada Oct 1, 2012 @ 4:28am
already download dota 2 but cant play
why cant i play dota 2 it said tahat its on spectator version. so how to solve
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Tak47 Oct 1, 2012 @ 4:40am 
same here....tells me i have dota 2 but ingame its only the spectator client.
i downloaded 4,3gb for spectating......nice trolling.

there should be an info in steam that its only the spectator mode.
cshahzada Oct 1, 2012 @ 4:46am 
true... but my friend download it from here and was able to play it....

does anyone else have the same problem....?
and is there anyone that can play... please help.....
Tomo Boy Oct 1, 2012 @ 9:13am 
You need a key to play. Either get a key or pay £22 or equivalent on Steam. This is the spectator client. "DotA 2 Test" is the actual game.
vmickovski Oct 1, 2012 @ 10:40am 
Be patient :)))))
Annatar Oct 1, 2012 @ 12:54pm 
Actually...Dota 2 Test is not the actual´s a test version..but if it appears in your library you got the full Dota 2.
Bobassauro (Banned) Oct 1, 2012 @ 1:28pm 
B2DMZ.KeNZo. Oct 1, 2012 @ 3:17pm 
*Facepalm* If you check on dota 2 blog, valve announced spectator dota client for international 2. You can watch games but can't play. It's because dota 2 is not officially out yet, and you need invitation key to play the beta.
cshahzada Oct 1, 2012 @ 11:06pm 
thanks for the info.... maybe ill try again or just wait
Pennywise Oct 2, 2012 @ 1:52am 
I hope that Dota 2 is gonna be "free-to-play".
Cerdics Oct 2, 2012 @ 1:58am 
Had this aswell guys, bought a game invite:P
Rockburgh Oct 2, 2012 @ 2:42am 
@Ulysses : DotA 2 will be free-to-play on launch.

In the meantime, you can buy a key for $30 USD or take the survey and wait for an invite. We really ought to have a sticky about that, there are at least one or two "why can't I play" threads daily.
Tak47 Oct 2, 2012 @ 4:10am 
the thing is that when i search in the shop for dota2 steam says"you already have the game" and a "now play" button is on the right side....this is sh..
Pennywise Oct 2, 2012 @ 4:22am 
I've take the Dota 2 survey months ago and now i have this Dota 2 test in my library.
Q: this Dota 2 Test is the full game?
Annatar Oct 2, 2012 @ 4:45am 
You don´t need to download Dota 2 Test...but if it is in your library, Dota 2 itself should be the full game and you should be able to play it.
santa cling Nov 30, 2012 @ 5:13pm 
I don't have Dota 2 Test but I downloaded the game and everything. Still have Spectate Mode, so is it true that i just have to wait?
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Date Posted: Oct 1, 2012 @ 4:28am
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