Hi-Rez Studios announced today that the 2017 SMITE World Championship will be taking place during the brand new Hi-Rez Expo event, in Atlanta, USA on January 5 – 8, 2017.

The Hi-Rez Expo will feature the annual SMITE World Championship, as well as the first ever Paladins Invitational tournament. The event will also feature the latest announcements and gameplay from all of Hi-Rez Studios’ games.

Full information on the Hi-Rez Expo 2017 can be found on the special standalone website here. Tickets are on sale now.

Hi-Rez Expo will host the SMITE World Championship, once again featuring the top professional SMITE teams from around the world, including Xbox One pro players, all competing for a prize pool of over $1 million dollars. Recently launched on PlayStation 4, SMITE is one of the top action games available on current generation consoles and PC, having reached 20 million players worldwide and continuing to grow. Alongside the 2017 SMITE World Championships, the first ever Paladins Invitational will feature the best Paladins teams from the upcoming team shooter, currently in closed beta.