Hi-Rez Studios brings esports and community events to gamescom 2016

Hi-Rez Studios will be attending gamescom this August 17th through 21st and they’re bringing plenty of activities with them. Among those, each evening, the Hi-Rez team will be featured at the Meltdown Esports Bar in Cologne, with a SMITE god quiz, 3v3 SMITE games on PC, giveaways, and photos booth sessions with cosplayers (Shinju, Shappi). Fans and gamescom attendees are invited to meet the Hi-Rez team, including HiRezAmanda, HiRezDavid, HiRezTodesberg, HiRezKarma, and HiRezKaostic.

During the day, the Hi-Rez US and EU community teams will be traveling the halls of gamescom, handing out swag for SMITE and Paladins, cosplaying SMITE and Paladins characters and taking photos with fans. The 20th of August to 22th, Hi-Rez are providing support to members of the games industry on the 5th annual GamesAid Bike Ride, all the way from Cologne, Germany to Brighton, UK. You can find out more and contribute to the charitable cause here, and a special video highlighting Hi-Rez’s gamescom attendance can be watched here.

As part of GDC Europe, Hi-Rez Studios COO and Co-Founder Todd Harris will be speaking on the Hi-Rez Studios’ livestream channel, HiRezTV, about how scheduled programming can be used to successfully build an audience for esports and community updates. Todd’s talk, titled “SMITE & HiRezTV: Going All in on Video and esports for Community Growth and Retention” will be on Tuesday August 16th at 5:00 pm (CEST). Watch on HiRezTV.

For the latest details on Hi-Rez Studios’ gamescom activities, keep an eye on SMITE’s Twitter @smitegame

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