The International 2023 tickets: Where to buy, sales start dates, prices

The anticipation is building as the annual Dota 2 world championship draws near.

For those planning to witness one of the biggest esports events of the year, it’s time to mark your calendars and find out when you can get The International 2023 tickets.

TI12 will take place in Seattle, Washington, and the tournament will feature the best Dota 2 teams in the world competing for the prestigious Aegis of Champions.

Here’s all you need to know about the ticket sales and event schedule.

7.34b brings Sand King, Witch Doctor, and Invoker back down to earth

Valve drops Dota 2 7.34 patch notes — entirely in emojis

TI12’s event date details

Credit: Valve

The International 2023 adopts a new format this year, so make sure you check all the phases of the event if you’re looking to attend TI12.

The tournament has been split into two distinct phases spread across three weekends.

The Road to the International is the first phase, which will include the group stage and playoffs. The Group Stage will occur from October 12 to 15, while the playoffs will be on October 20 to 22.

The International is the second phase and the climax of the tournament. The remaining teams at the event will compete from October 27 to 29.

Fans can purchase Playoffs and The International tickets to watch the matches live.

READ MORE DOTA 2 GUIDESThe Dota 2 hero tier list (August 2023)The 5 best heroes for beginnersThe complete beginner’s guide to watching Dota 2 esportsHow to use Hero Chat WheelA beginner’s guide to Dota 2: How to play and get started

The International 2023 tickets sales start dates

Credit: Valve

Tickets for the first phase will be available on Monday, August 28, at 10 a.m. PT | 5 p.m. GMT | Tuesday, August 29, at 1 a.m. GMT.

Tickets for the second phase will be available on Friday, August 25, at 10 a.m. PT | 5 p.m. GMT | Saturday, August 26, at 1 a.m. GMT.

Attendees who bind their Steam account to their pass will also be granted one Treasure of the Crimson Witness 2023. Those who have tickets to attend the second phase will get chances to win more in-game Dota 2 items throughout the event.

PHASEDATESARENAThe Road to the International (group stage and playoffs)October 20 to 22Seattle Convention Center’s Summit BuildingThe InternationalOctober 27 to 29Climate Pledge Arena

The International 2023 tickets and their prices

Tickets for the Seattle Convention Center’s Summit Building will be sold individually for each of the three days of the playoffs, and they will be priced at US$99, plus additional fees per ticket.

Tickets for the Climate Pledge Arena will be sold as a three-day pass for the entire second phase, priced at US$699, plus additional fees per pass.

READ MORE TI STORIESThe International 12 will not have a Battle PassValve is making significant changes to The International format with TI12The International: All TI winners throughout the yearsThe 3 best Gabe Newell openings at The International of all timeWhy players are choosing to go bald — and its impact on The International

Where to buy TI12 tickets

Dota 2 fans can purchase their tickets on the Ticketmaster website.

Log in to your Ticketmaster account.

Visit the TI12 ticket page on Ticketmaster.

Pick the phases or specific dates you want to attend.

Click “Checkout” to proceed with payment.