The SMITE World Championships are well under way and that means it’s time to start getting ready for the next season. During the opening ceremony of the Hi-Rez Expo yesterday, the developer announced a variety of changes players can expect this time around.

Among the changes is the introduction of the first god in SMITE’s newest pantheon — the Celtic goddess The Morrigan. A mage that can take the form of any god on the battleground, The Morrigan has the ability to turn the enemy’s strategy on its head. You can see this new god in action in the video above.

Another addition to the game is the new Egyptian clash map. This update to Clash rethemes the map around the Egyptian Pantheon, featuring a backdrop complete with the Pyramids. The update also removes both the Fire Giant and Gold Fury from the map and adds new walls sending players to the center of the map to face Apophis.

A new type of consumable is being added as well. Rituals are rather expensive, so players will need to use them well, but the trade-off is powerful effects during the late-game.

As always, players can also expect improvements to the ranked system, item updates, and other various adjustments designed to improve gameplay. These changes will roll out throughout the season as some components are still being worked on.

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  1. Sith on January 8, 2017

    Good ole’ Trionisshit. copy paste blah blah. In this case I agree. Hi Rez is one of the if not the worst gaming companies on the planet. although Trionisshit. shoud never be taken seriously……except this time LOL

    • Memme on January 8, 2017

      Why is it one of the worst gaming companies on the planet? Can you people just not get over Tribes? Looking like f*** kids holding a grudge. Hi-Rez is one of the best free to play companies. Their games don’t have a single trace of P2W. Smite is one of the most innovative games to come out in this decade. They are extremely close to the community and always listen to their players. Just kinda gets me salty seeing these kids that never played a single game from Hi-Rez talk shit without knowing anything.

    • ZMemme on January 8, 2017

      Why is it one of the worst gaming companies on the planet? Can you people just not get over Tribes? Looking like kids holding a grudge. Hi-Rez is one of the best free to play companies. Their games don’t have a single trace of P2W. Smite is one of the most innovative games to come out in this decade. They are extremely close to the community and always listen to their players. Just kinda gets me salty seeing these kids that never played a single game from Hi-Rez talk shit without knowing anything.

      • . on January 9, 2017

        Is there are possibility to upvote your comment (Zmemme)?Totally agree with you.

      • Nub on January 17, 2017

        Hirez @ss licker

  2. zabi on January 8, 2017

    This game has terrible servers.

  3. trionisshit on January 7, 2017

    SHIT GAMEs !Global agenda was good, everytheng else is copy paste poop for brainless degenerates who like to pay and play one map over and over and over and over!

  4. SlightlyMad on January 7, 2017

    lol what you know about gaming sis? you think you can writte about gaming cause your english teacher told you you writte good, and you met spunkify in a gaming expo? you know shit about gaming sis, go back to barbies.

    • LAMBDA471 on January 7, 2017

      Funny how she writes shitty articles and gets paid and you write shitty comments and stay broke. xD

      • SlightlyMad on January 7, 2017

        funny how money qualifies people. she is a good writter cause she get payed. she is superior the me cause she get payed. btw, isnt that kinda racist you piece of shiit?

        • LAMBDA471 on January 7, 2017

          How can you be racist to an income? xD xD

      • SlightlyMad on January 7, 2017

        anyway, at least i writte what goes in my head honestely. i writte what my heart tells me, i writte what i feel. i writte about the justice, honor, dignity and respect real cash economy brings to gamers. i writte freely of any attachments. i use freedom of speech, like all internet should be. i dont writte what people wanna hear to get payed like all these hipocrit people bro. mount that.

  5. SlightlyMad on January 7, 2017

    but i would like to question alll these pro revierws, they are so confident of their own shiit, so happy, so fun. i wanna ask, how can people without money survive commiting themselfs fully to a game you genious people? or do you think eveyrbody is like magicman and his friends that are smart guys that dont spend money in subscriptions, but only in f2p games? liar insuspicious, hipocrit liars!

  6. SlightlyMad on January 7, 2017

    POWER TO GAMERS! REAL CASH ECONOMY FOR ALL ONLINE VIDEO-GAMES!

    • Mysterion™ on January 7, 2017

      How is a real cash economy power to all gamers?

      • SlightlyMad on January 7, 2017

        cause no matter if you are rich or poor, you will be able to be a dedicated gamer in your life. like all the rich growned up children are.

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