Update: The URL for the beta closure is back online.
At around midnight GMT, Valve announced the Dota 2 beta as over. However, the announcement has now been compeletely taken down, with all evidence removed. Here’s an image posted in the announcement before removal.
Who knows what Valve are up to? The URL for the announcement could be found at http://blog.dota2.com/2013/07/the-beta-is-over/, but it has since been removed [It is now back up!]. Regardless of whatever is happening behind the scenes, this can only point to the imminent full release of Valve’s popular MOBA.