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Hi-Rez Studios and FACEIT.com announced in a press release that they have partnered. MOBA game Smite: Battleground of the Gods is now featured on the site’s competitive scene, which also includes other games such as League of Legends, Dota 2, CS: GO, and World of Tanks Europe.
FACEIT will allow players who play Smite to join daily and weekly online tournaments and give players a chance to win prizes as they play. Prizes include in game currency gems, exclusive chests, exclusive skins, brand new hardware and other unannounced prizes! After going through months of open beta testing Smite on FACEIT for North American and European players on PC and Xbox. Unfortunately for PS4 users, support has yet to be announced.
Viewing the FACEIT site you can see that tournaments, ladders, leagues and versus matches are available for participation. Players of all skills are all welcomed as leagues can be created in tiers such as Bronze, Silver and Gold. Players can also create their own tournaments and even sync their twitch stream with the FACEIT site. FACEIT points that you can earn and win when playing games which you can use to redeem for exclusive prizes.
“The team has been working hard during the open beta to gather community feedback and improve the game integration. We are excited to be finally able to release the game on our platform to the whole community and are eager to work with Hi-Rez over the next year to grow their competitive community,” – Niccolo Maisto, CEO of FACEIT.
“FACEIT is the now official platform to play competitive SMITE on and hone your skills. The integration is the first milestone and part of a series of grassroots activities we will be creating together, bringing more competitions and exciting opportunities for SMITE players. Stay tuned for more information!” – Stew Chisam, President of Hi-Rez Studios.
Smite is the online Battleground of the Gods, a mythology-themed action game for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Since launching in Europe and North America in March 2014, Smite has quickly established itself as one of the Top 3 games in the rapidly growing MOBA genre, with over 20 million players. Themed around gods of mythology and offering a third-person camera and more game modes than any other leading game in its genre, the game provides a unique, action-packed experience that puts the player in the thick of the action. Smite is free-to-play on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Mac.