Dota 2 “Abandon” Bug Allegedly Ruins But One other Dota 2 Official Sport

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The Dota 2 “Abandon” bug, which causes gamers to unintentionally give up an ongoing recreation, nonetheless exists within the recreation regardless of quite a few studies of it prior to now.

On account of this bug, Yuma Benjamin Langlet “Yuma” Muckenhirn of the D2 Hustlers, couldn’t reconnect to the sport after he had disconnected, so his staff referred to as ‘GG’ at 18 minutes.

Within the wake of this recurrent bug, D2 Hustlers’ participant, Cedric “Davai Lama” Deckmyn then took to Twitter to lambast Valve for his or her incapacity to repair it.


The Dota 2 “Abandon” bug, which causes gamers to unintentionally give up an ongoing recreation, nonetheless exists within the recreation regardless of quite a few studies of it prior to now. Not too long ago, the incident allegedly came about throughout BTS Professional Collection S8: Americas’ recreation two between D2 Hustlers and 4Gringos. On account of this bug, Yuma Benjamin Langlet “Yuma” Muckenhirn of the D2 Hustlers, couldn’t reconnect to the sport after he had disconnected, so his staff referred to as ‘GG’ at 18 minutes although the networth was equal between the 2 groups. Within the wake of this recurrent bug, D2 Hustlers’ participant, Cedric “Davai Lama” Deckmyn then took to Twitter to lambast Valve for its incapacity to repair it.

D2 Hustlers gamers’ allegedly abandon video games in BTS Professional Collection S8 due to the “Abandon” bug

Davai Lama tweeted that his staff, D2 Hustlers, was having issues due to this “Abandon” bug. Exasperated, he requested Valve to repair it earlier than it ruins extra video games.

Davai Lama’s tweets on the “Abandon” bug

Within the recreation towards 4Gringos, the admin said that they’d no selection however to proceed the sport after D2 Hustlers’ pause time would finish. A remake was not attainable. D2 Hustlers most well-liked to not proceed with the 4v5 match at that time and typed ‘GG’ to finish it.

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Typically, gamers might expertise the “Abandon” bug when disconnecting from a recreation after which making an attempt to restart it afterward. When you click on the “Crimson Energy” possibility within the prime proper nook of the display after you’ve gotten disconnected from a recreation, you need to ideally see the “Give up Sport” possibility, permitting you to shut the sport window. Nevertheless, in case you are unfortunate sufficient to come across this bug, as an alternative of the “Give up Sport” possibility, you will note the “Sure, Abandon Sport” possibility. Gamers are likely to click on on it rapidly out of behavior, forcing them to give up the sport.

Earlier situations of the “Abandon Bug”

The bug dates again to April 2021, greater than a yr in the past. Dota 2 commentator and streamer, Troels “syndereN” Nielsen, had been a sufferer of this bug then.

The bug has additionally been cited as the rationale Rodrigo “Lelis” Santos of Quincy Crew deserted a recreation towards CR4ZY in August 2020 and Albert “eine” Garaev of Gambit Esports deserted a recreation towards Ninjas in Pyjamas in November 2020.

Janne “Gorgc” Stefanovski, a preferred Dota 2 streamer, encountered this bug a few occasions throughout his Twitch livestream in July 2021. Though he had fallen sufferer to it the primary time, he was extra cautious the second time and averted abandoning the sport.

It’s intriguing to see Valve’s incapacity to deal with a bug over such a prolonged time frame. Many in the neighborhood have highlighted a case the place this bug would seem in a The Worldwide (TI) match and create a whole lot of points.