Valve condemned the "harmful" use of racial abuse by Dota 2 team of benefits and warns that they need to enforce "strong penalties" for any offenders in the future.
He follows two events of the Dota 2 advantages using racial cans against Chinese teams. The first, as stated on ResetEra, included the Andrei "skem" Tagalog player. His team compLexity Gaming said they had announced listen to "a formal reprimand, as well as a maximum fine" for the "inappropriate attention", made earlier this month.
Following other tests using the racial ride a few days later – this time Carlo's Review "Kuku" Palad of TNC Pro Team-Dota 2 was shot on Steam, with most of negative reviews indicate a lack of appropriate penalty for both skem and Kuku. Together on November 7 and 8, the game had almost 4,000 negative reviews.
A Chinese pro-player and coach Xu "BurNIng" Zhilei contributed an e-mail to the events that appeared by Falik Erik Johnson. In the e-mail exchange, translated by the Reddit user, WhoIsEarthshaker, Johnson said that the comments of pro players were "very scared and inappropriate", and Valve would step in if a team did not make a penalty for A program that makes racist comments. He would also contact TNC about Kuku's comments, he said.
He did not respond directly to the BurNing call for "clear rules" that govern penalties for racial launch.
However, Valve wrote a post on the Dota 2 blog yesterday where he said racist language between pro players "was very harmful to the whole community of Dota.
"They bend supporters against each other, permeate and argue whole groups and make them feel that they are not so important. As we move on, we expect all team participating in our tournaments to capture his players are accountable, and be prepared to follow strongly punish when players represent Dota and their community poorly. "
The valve did not explain what would happen if teams did not disappear "strong penalties" for racial abuse, or say their opinions were a strong penalty. He continued:
"We've always had a way of allowing the players to be themselves, and to express themselves freely. That's how it has been for a long time for a while. However, we also expect players to understand that they are represent the Dota community regardless of words Words mean a lot of meaning.
"Some people may not agree or understand why some words are damaging, but it does not make it so less for those who are at the end of acceptance. language used by multiple players over the past week has caused a lot of pain fans and our behavior we do not approve. "
You can read a full Valve statement here.