Why Tech Giants are investing millions in AI that can play video games

Artificial intelligence researchers at Elon Musk’s OpenAI project recently made a big advance by winning a video game. recent AI victories over top human players in the games of Go and poker, this AI breakthrough involved a game that many people haven’t heard of, Dota 2. But to the hundreds of millions of fans of this type of online multiplayer battle game, a computer that can beat a professional player is a big deal.