​A Dota 2 new patch, something fans have wanted for quite some time now, is out now!


Dota 2 players can rejoice because balance update 7.21 is on its way. When is the next Dota 2 patch coming out? Here's what we know about Dota 2 Patch 7.21 and its release date.

Dota 2 Patch 7.21 Release Date

​Do​ta 2 balance update 7.21 went live Tuesday, four days after Valve pledged it would come "next week." The patch includes a new ranked season, as announced by the official Dota 2 Twitter account. Valve also plans on releasing new hero, Mars, "sometime between the end of February and early March."


The last major Dota 2 update, ​Frostivus included 16 new treasures for players to unlock during the event. Before that, ​Dota 2 patch 7.20 released on Nov. 19, 2018


7.20 was a major update in the Dota 2 realm but fans hope 7.21 can breathe even more life into Dota 2 currently. 


Now that the official 7.21 waiting room is open, it's time to hop into the Mars waiting room as well.


UPDATE (Jan. 29, 3:33 p.m. ET): Valve released the ​Dota 2 7.21 patch notes.


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