Last year’s champion COGnitive Gaming disbanded some time after its big win, but the team’s entire roster was picked up e-sports organisation Cloud9 for this tournament. They joined the other qualifiers Enemy, Paradigm, Epsilon eSports, Fnatic, AVANT-Garde, paiN Gaming, Isurus Gaming, Oh My God B, and Qiae Gu Reapers in a tense four-day competition. Reveal winner
Interestingly, the 2015 SMITE World Championship actually had a larger prize pool of around $2,612,260 million. Hi-Rez Studios has since decided to cap the prizes for the World Championship at $1,000,000 and disperse the remaining funds throughout the competitive season in an effort to make professional gaming more stable as a career for a larger number of people. If you missed the action this week or just fancy seeing what a million dollars worth of SMITE looks like, head over to the official SMITE Twitch page where all four days of the action are available to watch on demand.