Hand of the Gods: SMITE Tactics coming to consoles

Posted on August 12, 2017

Hi-Rez Studios announced today that Hand of the Gods: SMITE Tactics is coming soon to Xbox One and PlayStation 4. The game which is a turn-based strategy collectible card game, set in the mythological world of the hit MOBA SMITE, was originally announced back in October 2016, and entered open beta on PC early last month.

Scott Lussier, Lead Designer on Hand of the Gods has said that “With the help of our community, we’ve created a unique blend of action and strategy supported by amazing visuals that set Hand of the Gods apart from any other game in the genre, We are now ready to move forward with testing on consoles, and we invite players to join us in bringing Hand of the Gods to Xbox One and PlayStation 4.”

So how do you get involved? Signups for the Hand of the Gods Console Closed Alpha are now open, which means interested gamers can register for the Xbox One Closed Alpha here and the PlayStation 4 Closed Alpha here.

For those wanting to know a little more, Hand of the Gods: Smite Tactics is a divine blend of a CCG (collectible card games) and the tactics found in turn-based strategy games. Set in SMITE’s rich world of ancient mythology, Hand of the Gods lets you build your deck based on one of six mythological pantheons brimming full of almighty Gods, powerful spells, and savage beasts. Each pantheon deck is led by a unique leader, ranging from the battle-tested Odin, Norse All-Father, to the terrifying Ah Puch, Mayan God of Horrific Decay.

For all of our international readers, Hi-Rez Studios has announced that the game will be playable at PAX West, Sep. 1-4, 2017 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle. Till then the rest of us can enjoy the trailer below and sign up for the closed alpha!