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Release date: March 25, 2014
Rating: Teen
Wield the powers of gods in this free-to-play MOBA. Strategize with your team and conquer the mythical battleground in intense 5v5 matches.

About the game

Smite, developed by Hi-Rez Studios, is a free-to-play, third-person multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game that distinguishes itself by featuring a mythological theme. Players choose from an extensive roster of 100+ gods and mythological figures, each with unique abilities and playstyles. Smite's immersive third-person perspective offers an engaging, action-packed experience compared to traditional top-down MOBA games. With various game modes, including Conquest, Arena, and Joust, Smite caters to diverse player preferences. The game's cross-platform compatibility promotes a vast, dedicated player base, ensuring dynamic competition. Smite combines intense combat, strategic depth, and rich mythology to create a thrilling and unique MOBA experience.

Reasons to play

  • Unique Perspective: Smite's third-person perspective sets it apart from traditional top-down MOBA games, offering a more immersive and action-oriented experience that appeals to a wider audience.
  • Mythological Theme: With a diverse roster of 100+ gods and mythological figures, Smite provides a rich and captivating experience for players interested in mythology, blending gaming with a unique cultural exploration.
  • Varied Game Modes: Smite offers multiple game modes, such as Conquest, Arena, and Joust, catering to different player preferences and ensuring a fresh and engaging experience each time they play.

Reasons not to play

  • MOBA Learning Curve: As with most MOBAs, Smite can be challenging for newcomers to master, with complex mechanics and strategy potentially causing initial frustration.
  • Time Commitment: Matches in Smite, particularly in Conquest mode, can be lengthy, requiring a significant time investment that may not suit casual gamers or those with limited availability.
  • Toxic Community: While not unique to Smite, MOBA communities can sometimes be toxic, which may deter players who prefer a more supportive and friendly gaming environment.


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