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Magic: Legends, Perfect World's Magic: The Gathering MMO Finally Shown At The Game Awards

By Joseph Bradford on December 12, 2019 | News | 0

We finally have a glimpse at the MMO being made in the Magic: The Gathering universe thanks to a new trailer unveiled at The Game Awards 2019. Magic: Legends from Perfect World puts players in the role of the universe's Planeswalkers in this Action MMO.

While not much information has been announced, Perfect World did drop a few details about the upcoming MMO on their website.

In Magic: Legends, become immersed in the acclaimed fictional Magic multiverse as a powerful, spell-wielding Planeswalker. Over the last 25 years, Wizards of the Coast’s strategic card game has transformed into a global phenomenon, with over 20 million players across 70 countries. More official details and game features for Magic: Legends will be revealed in January 2020. If you’re interested in being the very first to experience this epic MMO Action RPG, sign up for the game’s first Beta test at https://www.PlayMagicLegends.com.

Among the longtime fans of Magic: The Gathering is the development team at Cryptic Studios, who have been working on the game behind-the-scenes since 2017. Development of this MMO Action RPG is an extension of a licensing partnership between Wizards of the Coast and Cryptic Studios following the success of Neverwinter, the critically acclaimed MMO based on the tabletop adventure, Dungeons & Dragons. The team currently developing Magic: Legends is helmed by executive producer, Stephen Ricossa, former executive producer behind the popular MMORPG, Star Trek Online.

You can check out the full trailer below, and sign up for the beta on the Magic: Legends website


Joseph Bradford

Joseph has been writing or podcasting about games in some form since about 2012. Having written for multiple major outlets such as IGN, Playboy, and more, Joseph started writing for MMORPG in 2015. When he's not writing or talking about games, you can typically find him hanging out with his 10-year old or playing Magic: The Gathering with his family. Also, don't get him started on why Balrogs *don't* have wings. You can find him on Twitter @LotrLore