Connect with us

Smite Guide: How to Get Started with Smite


Smite Guide: How to Get Started with Smite

Get started in Smite with these handy tips for new players.

Getting Started on Smite


Recently, the internet has been taken up into something of a storm by this event called SWC. You’d be forgiven for thinking this meant the South West College of Northern Ireland but sadly, you’d be wrong. From Jan. 9 to Jan. 11, thousands of Smite fans around the world tuned into to watch professional e-sports teams play against one another in pursuit of a $2.6 million prize fund. This is likely why you’re here right now, reading the words of a guide to get started in Smite and wondering why the author is caterwauling along writing about some contest?

Well, the recent championship has given Smite something of a PR boost. More and more new players are downloading Smite, and it’s likely that you’ll be one of them. If you aren’t, then here’s a handy little rundown.

Smite is an online action game in which players battle alongside their teammates against the opposing force in a MOBA with a difference. Traditionally, and in the genetic vein of the original DOTA, a MOBA is played from a top down view point that is itself a long-established feature of strategy games. Smite, however, plays out from a closer angle, giving it a much more visceral and in-your-face feel. In a world where League of Legends and DOTA 2 dominate the world of e-sports and free-to-play MOBAs, Smite stands out as something a little special.

This little something special does mean that for some Smite can be a little bit too different to the norm. So here’s a handy guide to get you started in Hi-Rez Studios’s third person MOBA whether you’re a veteran of the genre or writing MOBA into your Google search bar right now.

Continue Reading
To Top