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Magic: The Gathering Arena TCG Enters Open Beta Testing

Suzie Ford Updated: Sep 27, 2018 12:56 PM Posted: Sep 27, 2018 12:49 PM
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Wizards of the Coast has sent word to let us know that Magic: The Gathering Arena has entered open beta testing in North America, Europe, Australia and South America. PC players can download the game starting today. "Magic: The Gathering Arena is the future of digital Magic," said Jeffrey Steefel, VP of Digital Development at WotC."

Players will find "rich strategy and gameplay of the beloved tabletop game to PC in quick, intense, head-to-head battles". There are Quick and Competitive Play modes using five pre-built decks that all players will earn by playing through the tutorial. Once complete, players can "customize their own decks from an expansive library of current Magic cards". 

  • GUILDS OF RAVNICA  Magic: The Gathering’s latest card set will be available on Sept. 27 at Open Beta release.
  • SPECIAL IN-GAME SINGLETON EVENT – All Open Beta players will have access to a special Singleton constructed event on us (it won’t cost gold or gems to enter) from September 27 through October 1. 
  • SEALED FORMAT – Magic: The Gathering’s format where players build a 40-card deck from six unopened booster packs, is introduced to Magic: The Gathering Arena.
  • REDEEMABLE CODES – Starting with Guilds of Ravnica’s physical release, retail product from the tabletop card set will contain codes redeemable in Magic: The Gathering Arena in select regions.

Learn more on the Magic: The Gathering Arena site.


Suzie Ford

Suzie is the former Associate Editor and News Manager at MMORPG.com. Follow her on Twitter @MMORPGMom