Hold onto your bandwidth, folks: Dota 2‘s 6.85 patch is due out shortly.
This news comes from the Dota 2 Twitter account which, 12 minutes ago (at the time of writing), posted that “the 6.85 gameplay update” will be released to “the main client shortly.”
We are releasing the 6.85 gameplay update to the main client shortly.
— DOTA 2 (@DOTA2) September 24, 2015
I don’t have much to say because we’ve still got no patch notes, sadly. I’m expecting significant changes to hero balance, but no new items/heroes/mechanics. Nerfs to TI5’s most picked/banned heroes are pretty much a dead cert, but I wouldn’t expect any bigger changes based on what Valve said about the patch earlier.
I’ll let you know once it goes live – which, based on that Twitter post, I’d guess at being within the next hour or so – and I’ll probably post up some sort of idiotic initial thoughts soon after that.