Smite: Battleground of the Gods is a “different” type of MOBA game that was released back in 2014. This game is completely free-to-play, and the developers of this masterwork are the same people who are responsible for another brilliant free-to-play title, Paladins. This game has managed to remain relevant for many years now, thanks to the constant updates by the developers. Today, in my Smite review, we are going to take a closer look at all the different aspects of this game that make it stand out in the competitive genre of MOBA games.
The gameplay of this game is simple and brilliant at the same time! Smite plays out just like any other popular MOBA title. However, there is just a small twist. Instead of a bird’s-eye view, Smite lets you enjoy the gameplay with a third-person perspective. You are able to control your character just like an RPG title. This means that unlike other MOBA titles, you don’t just need strategic skills in order to become a good player in this game. You will also need to get good at attacking and defending as fast as possible.
All the characters in Smite are pretty balanced, so you can easily choose your favourite character for all your battles. The best thing about the characters in Smite is that they level up as you keep on playing.
As I mentioned in the title of this Smite review, the characters are based on Greek mythology. All of the characters have been implemented into the game in a very exciting and fun way. The developers at Hi-Rez Studios have tried their best to closely follow the Greek Mythology whilst also giving every character their own unique spin. I already explained how these characters are perfect from a gameplay perspective as well. So, the characters in this game are perfect, and new ones get added into the game constantly.
Yes, the visuals of this game are not very impressive, but they have still aged pretty nicely. The visuals of Smite have a cartoonish look that seems timeless. This game is able to captivate everyone with its well-designed characters. The UI of the game used to look pretty outdated, but the developers have improved it with time. One thing that I really like regarding the visuals of this game is the fact that the simple visuals of Smite allow it to run on every low-end PC.
Smite is the perfect game for someone who is new to the genre of MOBA games. Like I mentioned at the start of my Smite review, this game adds a twist to the genre to stand out in the crowd. Smite is completely free-to-play! Hence, I believe that every fan of the MOBA genre should give it a shot. Sadly, the player-base of this game is quite small compared to some other MOBA titles like Dota 2 and League of Legends. This means that you might find the matchmaking process a little annoying.