SteelSeries partners with Torte de Lini’s Dota 2 Hero Guides


The following was sent to Inven Global as press release.


AMSTERDAM – June 16, 2021 – SteelSeries and Michael Yossef “Torte de Lini” Cohen-Palacios are proud to announce their official partnership. SteelSeries will join Torte de Lini in continuing to help new players learn and enjoy Dota 2 through his in-game Dota 2 guides! In addition, Torte de Lini and SteelSeries will partner to provide key content including video tutorials, event coverage and game analysis.


Torte de Lini’s Hero Guides currently assists over 450+ Million subscribers and have been used over 2.5 billion times since February 2013. Approximately 90% of all daily Dota 2 matches are influenced by any of the 163 Torte de Lini guides that are available directly in-game. For over 8 years, Torte de Lini’s guides have gained over 50 million new subscriptions and are used approximately 654 million times a year.



For more information on Torte de Lini, follow him on Twitter: @TorteDeLini or Twitch:



About Michael Yossef “Torte de Lini” Cohen-Palacios:  Michael “Torte de Lini” Cohen is a French-Canadian, American, Swiss, Egyptian, Spanish, Latino esports veteran with over 11 years of start-up and media experience. Since 2013, Torte de Lini has been providing in-game Dota 2 hero guides for the playing community based on analytical data and play-testing. For more information about his project, check out his latest Year-in-Review:


About SteelSeries: SteelSeries is a leader in gaming peripherals focused on quality, innovation and functionality, and the fastest growing major PC gaming headset brand in the US. Founded in 2001, SteelSeries improves performance through first-to-market innovations and technologies that enable gamers to play harder, train longer, and rise to the challenge. SteelSeries is a pioneer supporter of competitive gaming tournaments and esports and connects gamers to each other, fostering a sense of community and purpose. SteelSeries’ team of professional and gaming enthusiasts help design and craft every single accessory and are the driving force behind the company.


To learn more about SteelSeries’ products and esports partnerships, visit or -the conversation on Twitter: @SteelSeries.


About the Dota 2 Hero Guides: Hero Guides are an in-game assistant system for player to learn on how to play the game’s 119 different characters (“heroes”). These guides suggest in what order a hero’s ability should be skilled up in power, which items and in what order should be bought. The hero guides can include suggested tool-tips to give contextual value on how best to use a hero’s set of items or abilities throughout the game. This 2013 integrated feature has been useful for many new players along with other Valve-released tools including the ‘coaching’ feature and a robust tutorial system.

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