Hand of the Gods: SMITE Tactics Enters Closed Beta on the Xbox One

By Dave Horobin, 6 months ago
Hi-Rez Studios has announced that their turn-based strategy card game, Hand of the Gods: SMITE Tactics, will be entering closed beta on the Xbox One today, with Xbox Live Gold members gaining free entry. Players will also receive a promotional bundle that will include a unique Leader Skin, an exclusive Card Back, Player Icon and five Core Packs that will give players a "jump start in building their decks."

Hand of the Gods: SMITE Tactics

Announced for consoles a couple of months ago, Hand of the Gods is a free-to-play, collectible card game that is set in the same mythological universe as SMITE.

Hand of the Gods: SMITE Tactics is a turn-based, one-vs-one strategy game set in the same mythological universe as the hit MOBA, SMITE. Players build decks of cards that spawn units onto a fully 3D battlefield, rendered with Unreal Engine 4. Each pantheon has its own unique leader ability and pantheon specific cards that can be combined with neutral cards to support a variety of playstyles.
A new trailer has been released to celebrate the closed beta's release on console:

You can read more about the Hand of the Gods: SMITE Tactics closed beta at handofthegods.com.
Dave Horobin
Written by Dave Horobin
Dave is the TrueAchievements Social Manager and has been a Newshound since 2010. When he's not chasing developers and publishers for early review copies, he can usually be found on the TrueAchievements social pages discussing all things TA related.