DOTA has truly come a long method. It started as a third-party mod for WarCraft III: The Frozen Throne, the popular Defense of the Ancients captured the interest of Valve. No longer tied to Blizzard’s home and no longer an acronym, Valve was totally free to take DOTA 2 locations where its predecessor could not even attempt. That obviously includes an animated series that will be premiering on Netflix next month, an honor the very couple of games, even larger ones than DOTA 2, might possess.

DOTA and DOTA 2 can perhaps be credited for creating the popular Multiplayer Online Battle Arena or MOBA, a category that grasped the market for years until it was eventually eclipsed by Fight Royale games like Fortnite. Despite that, MOBAs stay a rewarding market and, conserve for the similarity League of Legends, couple of have increased to the very same eminence as Dota.

Like any other popular game, there are attempts to expand the franchise beyond games and associated product. A complete CG movie is most likely not practical at this point and fans will need to go for whatever Netflix and Studio MIR, credited for The Legend of Korra and Netflix’s Voltron, have actually cooked up.

DOTA: Dragon’s Blood centers around Davion, the Dragon Knight, one of the video game’s numerous heroes. The short Netflix blurb likewise namedrops Mirana, the Princess of the Moon, another playable hero from the video game. Besides that, however, the statement and the trailer below deal little insight into the animated series.

The existence of the anime series comes as a total surprise, though not precisely uncharacteristic of Netflix’s other surprise video game adaptations. Offered how those fared, DOTA 2 fans might feel very carefully delighted about this upcoming series. DOTA: Dragon’s Blood premieres on Netflix on March 25.