One of China's Biggest Game Carnivals, TGC, Will Showcase Western SMITE Teams

by Hirez Maria | Nov 11, 2013

Tencent Games Carnival, November 29th-December 1st in Shanghai, will feature Cognitive EU, the European SMITE team that won Gamescom versus Team Dignitas, the North American SMITE team that won PAX Prime.

ATLANTA. November 11, 2013. Hi-Rez Studios today announced that Tencent Games Carnival will host a Chinese e-sports exhibition event between two of the top competitive teams of the online 3D action MOBA game SMITE.

Tencent Games Carnival (TGC) is the biggest game carnival held by a game company in China and will take place between November 29th and December 1st in Shanghai. This year, two top western SMITE teams will be flying to Shanghai for an e-sports exhibition match and to interact with the carnival attendees.

Cognitive EU, the European team that won Gamescom, will be battling Team Dignitas, the North American team that won PAX Prime. The teams will compete in a single Conquest match on November 30th and an Arena and Assault match on December 1 for the glory of international victory in front of the live Chinese crowd.

The game SMITE has just recently been introduced to Asia, with the SMITE Chinese Closed Beta beginning October 31st, less than 3 months after the publishing arrangement was announced on August 21st.

Manco Yang, Deputy General Manager of Cooperative Interactive Entertainment at Tencent Games, as well as Mars Hou, Deputy General Manager of Interactive Entertainment Marketing at Tencent Games have greatly supported this show match. They hope that Chinese users will become more familiar with the charm of the 3D fast action MOBA game SMITE, through the excellent performance of two top teams.

About Hi-Rez Studios

Hi-Rez Studios was established in 2005 to create exceptional online interactive entertainment. In 2010 the company released their first title, the squad-based shooter MMO Global Agenda. In April 2012 the company released the critically acclaimed Tribes: Ascend, billed as the World’s Fastest Shooter. Hi-Rez Studios is now developing the upcoming action 3D MOBA game SMITE.

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