In a new blog post on the official Dota site, Valve revealed that the company is going to work on a stand-alone version of Dota Auto Chess. Drodo, the creators of DAC, are currently working on their own, non-Dota mobile game. Called Auto Chess, it is currently in beta.
The blog post reveals that Valve and Drodo had come together to discuss a possible partnership but had both arrived at a conclusion that it would not work for a variety of reasons. However, while each company is now working on their own stand-alone version, the teams have agreed to support each other to the fullest.
There will be more information about DAC from Valve in the future.
From the Drodo team:
”We appreciate the great encouragements, support and help that Valve offered on Dota Auto Chess and Drodo’s standalone game. Valve has been a great company, who gave birth to the Steam Platform and open community like Workshop, enabling millions of players to display their talents. Being a fan of Dota2, we have great confidence in Valve’s new game, and expect the next world-class game. In the meantime, with Valve’s support, Drodo will continue updating the DAC mod, and attempt to design new modes and adaptations in our stand-alone game. We endeavor to offer more to you, all the fans that like Auto Chess. Thank you, it’s you that are making this possible. We look forward to growing together!”