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My Steam installation is in Danish, which is no problem. But my DOTA 2 installation is in Danish.

How can I change the language from Danish (or any other language) to English in DOTA 2?

It is so annoying, to read spell discriptions and similar in Danish - it looses that coolness, and worst off all, some discriptions are way off when compared.

I cant find the setting for this in DOTA 2.

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I think this is not possible because valve just takes your native language of steam. Thats why I changed my steam native to English aswell to not have to keep playing games in Dutch. –  Lyrion Sep 6 '13 at 8:50
So in order to change the language to English in DOTA 2 I have to change the Steam language to English? –  AtlasEU Sep 6 '13 at 8:57
I think so but then again I don't know for sure since my Steam language is English so Dota2 is in English aswell. –  Lyrion Sep 6 '13 at 9:01

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You can either

  • Change the language of steam in english
  • Force the game to start in English: Right click on the game in your steam library > Properties > Tab "general" > set launch option > type: -language "English"
  • See steam support on language settings, section "Changing the language of individual games "
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I tested the -language option and it works. –  3ventic Sep 6 '13 at 9:07
Note that if using the language tab from the game's Steam properties, "English" will use your Steam language rather than overriding it. –  3ventic Sep 6 '13 at 9:14

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