RTX 2013, the three-day event where gaming meets the Internet, will host walk-up play and live tournaments for the PC games SMITE and Tribes: Ascend.
Iron Gaming, who is launching their global competitive gaming network, will be showcasing both SMITE and Tribes: Ascend within their booth at RTX. The Iron Gaming network will allow players around the world to know where they rank up against the best gamers globally and establish a new media channel for competitive gaming content. Iron Gaming will also administer and sponsor e-sports competitions with prizes including merchandise and cash.
RTX 2013 will take place July 5th – 7th at the Austin Convention Center.
Weekend events and appearances include:
•Tribes: Ascend floor competition of 2 vs 2 Arena for Game of The Year giveaways and T-shirts
•SMITE floor competition of 5 vs 5 Conquest mode for God Packs and T-shirts
•Meet & greet Hi-Rez Studios community team members including HiRezBart, HiRezAPC, HiRezDuke, and HiRezKelly
•Play With Pros events allowing fans to play with and against professional SMITE players
•“Evolution of eSports” Panel on Saturday July 6th at 2pm
Leading up to the main event:
•A LAN competition between the top two professional SMITE teams within North America, Root vs Snipe, played live on the RTX Central Stage. The winning SMITE team will receive $2500 in cash with the runner-up receiving $1000.