Bots just beat human pros at ‘Dota 2’ and it wasn’t even much of a contest

OpenAI Dota 2 Bots

The research initiative co-founded by Elon Musk has successfully trained AI bots to trounce professional human players of the popular arena battle game Dota 2, a big step up from the bots in June being good enough to beat casual players.

The bots have only gotten better from there, sharpening their game-playing skills even to the point of being able to crush players who've been competing at Dota 2 since its beginning. Next up? The so-called OpenAI Five bots will challenges top players later this month at the Dota 2 tournament The International, described as the biggest annual event on the e-sports calendar.

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