There are a plethora of class's that open up upon leveling to the second level, once one is chosen the others will be gone for that game session. This means that a different playthrough will be needed to explore what all the different classes offer, making for quite a lot of playtime.
This means that there will be some retreading of areas once a save is loaded as the character will not be in the same place as where they were left off. This will waste time and can be frustrating having to do this every time a game is loaded.
Because Smite is young game, updates are really often, new gods, maps, balance-path, etc. Expect to receive patches in a biweekly manner, alternating between god release, balances and skins, then god release.
SMITE, by far, has the best graphics and art style in the scene, the map design is great, Hi-Rez studios tries their best to keep the gods as mythological lore-like as possible, and the cosmetic skins crushes the other cosmetic skins in other MOBAs. They have these what they call Tier 5 skins, li...