In an unexpected move, Netflix has actually exposed that it is working together with Valve to produce an animated series. However, this will not be based on Valve works like Half-Life or Portal, rather, the studio’s multiplayer online battle arena video game (MOBA) Dota 2 is deep space that the program will be set in.

Titled DOTA: Dragon’s Blood, the dream anime series will debut on Netflix starting on March 25. The eight-episode series is being animated by Studio Mir, the Korean animation studio that has actually formerly produced Legend of Korra along with other Netflix series like Voltron: Legendary Defender.

Here’s how Netflix described the setting of the show, which should contain some familiar names for Dota 2 fans:

The upcoming dream series informs the story of Davion, a renowned Dragon Knight devoted to wiping the scourge from the face of the world. Following encounters with a powerful, ancient eldwurm as well as the honorable Princess Mirana on a secret objective of her own, Davion ends up being embroiled in events much bigger than he could have ever imagined.

“Fans will like how we have actually imagined the Dota 2 universe and woven together an impressive, psychological, and adult-oriented story about some of their favorite characters,” stated showrunner and executive manufacturer Ashley Edward Miller, who has actually previously composed for Fringe, Thor, X-Men: First Class, Andromeda, and Black Sails, among others.

This is definitely a fascinating advancement for the MOBA franchise that originally started as a modded game mode for Warcraft III before spinning off into a category of its own with multiple games appearing from various studios. Also, this is not the only animated series that has actually spawned out of a MOBA title either, as League of Legends maker Riot is producing a program based on its own universe named Arcane.