Hi-Rez founds e-sports production company Skillshot, preps Chernobog for SMITE

Hi-Rez is going all in on e-sports, founding its own e-sports production outfit called Skillshot Media and lending longtime COO Todd Harris to oversee it. According to GIbiz, the fledgling company opens tomorrowday with 35 employees already.

“Our goal has always been to foster community through esports and video content,” Harris writes on the new website. “By organizing ourselves as a separate entity focused only on esports and content, we’re excited to bring even more dedicated esports attention to SMITE and Paladins, and to also explore partnerships with new games and additional game publishers and developers.”

Meanwhile, in the studio’s flagship MOBA SMITE itself, Chernobog, Lord of Darkness, cometh. Specifically, he’s live and playable on the PTS right now.

“He is the incarnation of the inevitable evil that persists in the world. He is Chernobog, Lord of Darkness. Learn the lore of our newest Slavic God entering the Battleground in Update 5.8!”

Source: Skillshot via GIbiz, Twitter
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Until they do GA2, fook Hi-Rez and their piss poor games.