Smite Announces Cthulhu as Next Playable God, Arrives June 2020


Hi-Rez Studios have announced that Cthulhu will be the next God added to their mythological MOBA, Smite.

Cthulhu will be added as part of a new Great Old Ones pantheon, based on the famous works of H. P. Lovecraft. More information will be released on May 27th at 3 p.m. ET during a livestream on Smite‘s official Twitch channel.

The end of the teaser trailer reveals the character will be added to the game in June 2020. UPDATE: a press release confirms the character will be added mid-June 2020.

You can find the Cthulu has awakened teaser trailer below.

You can find a rundown of the game (via Steam) below:

Enter the Battleground of the Gods

Join 35+ million players in SMITE, the world’s most popular action multiplayer online battle arena. Become a legend of myth, enter the Battleground of the Gods, and play FREE now!

100+ GODS
Unleash each deity’s unique strategies, legendary weapons, and earth-shattering powers. Rain lightning down upon your foes as Zeus, assassinate from the shadows as Loki, or transform and trick your foes as the Monkey King, Sun Wukong. Which God will you choose?

Unlike other MOBAs, SMITE puts you directly onto the battlefield with a third-person action viewpoint. From blind-side ambushes to aimed shots, a new pantheon of strategic possibilities awaits.

Never played a battle arena before? Don’t worry. Auto-buy, auto-level, and the deathmatch-like Arena mode let you jump right into divine MOBA action. Aspiring pro? Top the ladders, join a competitive team, and you too could be playing at the SMITE World Championship.

Smite is available on Windows PC (via Steam), Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

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Frank was a former Niche Gamer contributor.

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