Mortality eSports SMITE Team had a busy week in the Hirez Studios' SMITE Pro League (SPL). For those unaware, the SPL is Hi-Rez's version of the LCS from the MOBA League of Legends. In its own style, the SPL puts 6 professional level teams from the North American and EU regions in a multi-month season which leads up to a play-offs, and subsequently, the SMITE World Championships (SWC). The SWC crowd-funding campaigns have already been successful in reaching the $1,000,000 mark while the overall prize pool increases daily. For more information on the recent reach of the $1,000,000 goals, check out our sister company, SMITECentral's article.
For Mortality SMITE this week's schedule included four matches against some of the biggest names in eSports' SMITE teams, and after all was said and done, Mortality has taken two losses while prevailing in two games, leaving them in the number two spot in Europe with a 13-8 record. This concludes the first season of the SPL. Mortality SMITE will now prepare for the EU Regional Championships with their eyes set on earning a SMITE World Championships birth.
On 8 October, in the 1st match of the week, Mortality SMITE faced Team Solo Mid. (WIN 1-0) Watch
On 9 October, in the 2nd match of the week, Mortality SMITE faced SK Gaming. (LOSS 0-1) Watch
On 12 October, in their 3rd match of the week, Mortality SMITE faced Exposed Secrets. (LOSS 0-1) Watch
Also on 12 October, in a their season ending tie-breaker for 2nd place, Mortality SMITE faced Team Solo Mid. (WIN 1-0) Watch
For a look at the Mortality team page on Hirez Studios eSports Pro Site, check it out here.
Have you gotten a chance to watch any Mortality SMITE streams lately? Psiyo, iRaffer, Frezzyy, and sometimes M0eX have been streaming daily on the Mortality eSports Team Page.
Special Note: Psiyo Fans, Check out the Psiyo inspired fan tee-shirt that we've showcased at the bottom of the page and in our Teespring store front.
This past weekend, Rico Suave competed at The Fall Classic (TFC). TFC is one of the east coast's premier fighting game events held every year in Raleigh, North Carolina. Rico finished Top 8 in KI, Top 12 in USF4, and Top 16 in Injustice. Check out the various brackets from TFC at Challonge. Also, Season 2 of Killer Instinct is here, so make sure to watch Rico Suave's stream daily to see more on Season 2.
Call of Duty
Mortality COD and COD Academy are anxiously awaiting the release of Advanced Warfare. In the meantime, many players from Mortality COD have taken to streaming on their Twitch.tv channels.
Super Smash Bros.
On 10 October, ChuDat entered Shell Shocked XVI hosted at the University of Maryland in College Park, MD. Out of the 32 competitors for Project M and 64 for Melee, ChuDat was able to secure 2nd in Melee and 7th in Project M. Check out the brackets and more about Shell Shocked at Smashboards.
Axe did not compete at any tournaments the past week, but he will be streaming on Twitch.tv on Wednesday and Friday, so check out him and the rest of the Mortality eSports team here!
Spotlight: Official Psiyo Tee
Psiyo, the solo-laner from Mortality SMITE has launched his own tee-shirt via our sponsor Teespring. The shirt and all of it's sales directly support Psiyo and we'll be used to upgrade his streaming equipment. Check It Out: http://teespring.com/psiyo
Spotlight: Samzorz hits 50k!
Our streamer/marketing assistant and former member of Mortality COD, Sam 'Samzorz' Hall recently his the 50k follower mark on Twitch.tv and here is his video tribute to that moment:
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