SMITE enters open beta on Xbox One today

smiteSMITE, the popular MOBA leaves closed beta and enters open beta one Xbox One today. This means that everyone who currently has Xbox Live Gold can play the game for free without the use of a beta key.

Up until today a beta key was required to play the game. It’s free to play and grants certain gods to play with for free, however, by purchasing the Founder’s Pack you can unlock every all 65 gods that are currently in the game, as well as all future gods, 400 Gems (the game’s virtual currency), an “exclusive” Ares skin, and the Ymir “Cacodemon X” skin.

Gods can also be purchased by using in game favour, which can be gained by participating in co-op or pvp games. New gods will be added about a week after they get added on PC. Each god comes from one of 7 pantheons. Chinese, Roman, Greek, Norse, Hindu, Egyptian and Mayan.

There are a few different modes to choose from. Conquest is the one that most people will be familiar with and features three lanes and jungle camps. There is also an Arena mode; Joust featuring one lane, neutral camps and 3v3, Assault which is one lane 5v5 and random gods and Siege with two lanes and camps.

SMITE is currently available for download from the Xbox One Marketplace. Check out the trailer below. Will you be giving SMITE a go? Let us know!

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