SMITE open beta
Hi-Rez Studios has announced that its free-to-play MOBA SMITE has entered its open beta testing phase on Xbox One, players can now access SMITE’s open beta directly via the Xbox Games Store, or by visiting the game’s official Xbox website.
On May 31, 2012, SMITE was announced to be available for the public on the globe for the first time, with its closed beta. The SMITE open beta was launched on January 24, 2013. The official release date of the video game is March 25, 2014. It is inspiring to know this video game has been played by 3 million users around that time. That same year in June, this number reached 4 million. This is so amazing, knowing the facts about the game.
This number reached more than 10 million players in 2015. Hi-Rez, the publisher of the game announced next year in June 2016, that this game has been played by 20 million players. The records of attracted players were going to increase year by year. The game surpassed 30 million players in 2019 with a revenue generation of $300 million. And in April 2020 over 40 million players were reported.
SMITE’s in-game marketplace is already live on Xbox One, and all purchases, progress, and achievements earned in the open beta will transfer when SMITE officially launches on the console later this summer. SMITE players who link their PC and Xbox One accounts will receive a free Zeus Xbox skin for use with both accounts. Players can also take advantage of a one-time account merge option to copy select progress and items from their PC account to Xbox One.
Open beta users will also be able to purchase the SMITE Founder’s Pack for $29.99 through the Xbox Games Store. The Founder’s Pack includes every god currently in the game (65 so far on Xbox One) and all future gods, 400 Gems, the exclusive Ares “Soldier of Fortune” skin, and the limited Ymir “Cacodemon X” skin.
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