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This March, the world's most elite SMITE teams from North America and Europe will gather in Atlanta to celebrate SMITE's official launch and compete to see who is the strongest. An intense three days of double-elimination bracket competition awaits players and spectators alike, culminating into a best-of-five grand finals. Don't miss your chance to watch the action live either in-person at Atlanta's renowned Center Stage Theater or online via the SmiteGame channel on Twitch.
We are sold out of tickets to watch the SMITE Launch tournament live but you can still watch the competition first hand, plus meet your favorite YouTube celebrities at GameVid Expo the first industry and fan conference for video-games and online web content, and will be held that same weekend within walking distance of the main event.* What are you waiting for?
*Entry to GameVid Expo does not include live access to the SMITE Launch Tournament. GameVid Expo will have separate content but will stream the tournament finals live. View the SMITE Launch Attendance Policy here.
Enjoy all the action from the comfort of your home, local pub or elsewhere. The SMITE Launch Tournament will be broadcast on Twitch, with the main stage on the Smite Game Channel and the secondary stage on the Smite Pro Channel. Interact with your fellow community members, vote for your favorite teams, and bear witness to the largest competitive event SMITE has experienced to date!
Ask for tips, take pictures, and socialize with your favorite competitive players from both North America and Europe.
Gain access to exclusive giveaways, merchandise, and other surprises commemorating the SMITE Launch Tournament.
Enjoy creative costumes and elegant designs made by some of the finest cosplay models in the Atlanta area; or, better yet, make your own and enter the SMITE Gods & Goddesses Gala for a chance at taking home your share of the $2500 contest pool.
Join some of Youtube's most popular video-game content producers and celebrate the growth of a tremendous new industry in entertainment at the first ever fan conference dedicated to video-games and online videos. Learn more here.*
*Separate purchase necessary. Entry to the SMITE Launch Tournament does not include entrance to the GameVid Expo.
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Atlanta is one of the fastest growing and most multicultural cities in the nation, with a powerful combination of live entertainment, delicious cuisine, gorgeous parks and recreation, and stunning tourism opportunities. From exploring the World of Coca-Cola to strolling through the Botanical Garden, there are plenty of sights to see. Or, you can drop by the Vortex Bar and Grill to enjoy what Adam Richman from Man v. Food raves are some of the best "mouthwatering" burgers and nachos you will ever have. Plus, there is no shortage of shopping, nightclubs, concerts, pubs, and so much more!
If you've never visited Atlanta before, we encourage you to arrive early and take the time to experience what it has to offer. For more information on things to do in Atlanta, check out the following links:
If you have purchased a ticket you will receive an e-mail containing instructions for picking up your badge and gaining admission to the Tournament.
Probably. The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (“MARTA”) railway runs through Midtown and Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. You can catch either the Red Line or the Gold Line from the South Airport Terminal and there are MARTA stations within walking distance from the W Hotel and other neighborhood hotels. For more information, click here.
There are a variety of food options within close proximity, including favorites such as Sausalito West Coast Grill, Vespucci's Pizza & Pasta, Nan Thai Fine Dining, and many more.
Check out Urbanspoon's recommendations here.
There are a number of hotels near Center Stage Theater, which are the perfect fit for those looking to avoid public transportation. If you're interested in booking a room where the professional players and other special event guests will be staying, we recommend reserving a room at the W in Atlanta's Midtown. Attendees will also receive an event discount at the W if you reserve by February 24, 2014 using this link.
There is a parking deck attached to the venue, which is operated by a third party. The cost is $10 per vehicle, and is not included in the price of your ticket. For more information on parking, please click here.
Most likely. Not only will we be broadcasting the event live on our official Twitch channels, but we will be recording footage for use in later productions.
Absolutely! The SMITE Launch Tournament is a public event, and we encourage attendees to share their experiences with family, friends, social media, and the like.
The SMITE Launch Tournament isn't just about celebrating the game, it's an opportunity to meet your fellow community members, build new friendships, and have tons of fun! We encourage bringing your handheld game system, favorite CCG, minis, or tabletop game for enjoyment at the hotels.