LAN Event Tournaments Announced for SMITE
Hi-Rez Studios has big plans for SMITE.
Hi-Rez Studios today announced the next two scheduled LAN event tournaments for SMITE.
The first event will take place at the Gamescom ESL stage on Friday, August 23 with four invited European teams competing for a prize pool of €15,000.
Following that, the North American event tournament will take place at PAX Prime in Seattle between August 30 and September 2 with four invited North American teams competing for a prize pool of $20,000.
Both events will be played via LAN, viewed by a live audience of thousands, and broadcast to the world via TwitchTV.
Participating teams will be selected and invited based upon their performance in the SMITE Tournament Series. The SMITE Tournament Series is a weekly online competition between the best professional SMITE Teams. North American weekly tournaments occur every Saturday at 12:00 EST and the European weekly tournaments occur every Sunday at 2pm GMT/3pm CET. These tournaments are live-streamed and can be viewed on Twitch.
Further details about the SMITE Tournament Series can be found here.