SMITE World Championships 2016: Where, When, & How to Watch
It's been an exciting season in the SMITE competitive circuit. From the very first Xbox One tournaments to several unexpected upsets in the regular season and the Super Regionals and the MLG Pro League, the road to the World Championships has been a long and hard one. But now the best of the best are gathering at the Cobb Energy Center in Atlanta, GA to battle it out for the World Champion title.
Starting tomorrow, January 7, Hi-Rez is kicking off the biggest event of the SMITE season. The tournament will run all weekend, ending on Sunday, January 10.
The schedule for the World Championship is broken down as follows:
- Thursday (January 7)
- 11:30 AM - 7:00 PM: Placement Rounds
- 7:30 PM: Xbox One Invitational Semi-Final #1 (Bo3)
- Friday (January 8)
- 11:15 AM: Quarter Final #1 (Bo3)
- 2:15 PM: Quarter Final #2 (Bo3)
- 5:15 PM: Quarter Final #3 (Bo3)
- 8:15 PM: Quarter Final #4 (Bo3)
- Saturday (January 9)
- 11:15 AM: Semi-Final #1 (Bo5)
- 3:45 PM: Semi-Final #2 (Bo5)
- 8:15 PM: Xbox One Invitational Semi-Final #2 (Bo3)
- Sunday (January 10)
- 11:15 AM: Xbox One Invitational Grand Finals (Bo5)
- 3:45 PM: Grand Finals (Bo5)
Teams from all over the world will be taking the stage during this tournament. We'll be seeing the standard North American, European, and Asian teams. But we'll also be seeing some brand new faces from the Latin American and Oceanic circuits, including teams from Brazil, Australia, and New Zealand.
Here are the brackets thus far:
Where to Watch
The SWC has been sold out for weeks, but you can keep up with all the action on the official SmiteGame Twitch channel. You can also follow @SmitePro for live updates if you aren't able to sit in front of the stream.
GameSkinny will be catching all the action live, so make sure to stay tuned for updates, highlights, and daily event coverage as we see who comes out on top at the SMITE World Championship 2016.