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Wizards of the Coast celebrated the thirtieth anniversary of Magic: The Gathering at Gen Contoday with the revealing of a slate of Magic video games coming by 2026.
Now a division of Hasbro, Wizards of the Coast returned to the conference the place followers found Magic for the primary time again in 1993. Magic now has greater than 50 million followers in 150 international locations.
To have a good time 30 years, Magic luminaries hosted a panel for Magic followers and gave them an unprecedented look forward at upcoming releases for Magic: The Gathering by 2026. The panel’s attendees have been additionally among the many first to listen to about new particulars for upcoming Universes Past releases, together with Common Footage and Amblin Leisure’s Jurassic World franchise, Murderer’s Creed, Fallout, and Last Fantasy.
Universes Past brings fictional settings and characters from well-liked fandoms and combines them with Magic’s strategic gameplay.
In collaboration with Bethesda Softworks, Wizards of the Coast will carry the long-lasting gaming franchise Fallout to Magic: The Gathering with ready-to-play Fallout-themed Commander Decks.
Launching in March of 2024, Magic gamers and Fallout followers can expertise the post-nuclear, alternate actuality world of Fallout with gangs of bloodthirsty raiders, towering tremendous mutants, irradiated monsters, and lethal retro-futurist robots. These Commander Decks will carry the Wasteland’s many colourful factions to Magic: The Gathering in order that gamers can recreate a few of Fallout’s most well-known – and outlandish – moments.
Wizards of the Coast additionally gave followers an replace about an thrilling collaboration with Sq. Enix, as
Universes Past will carry the beloved Last Fantasy collection to Magic: The Gathering as a tentpole
booster launch in 2025. The Last Fantasy collection is thought for its extremely imaginative worlds, wealthy
tales, and memorable characters.
The set will embody every principal Last Fantasy sport that has been launched so far, from the unique Last Fantasy to the just lately launched Last Fantasy XVI. The set can even be obtainable to play digitally on Magic: The Gathering Area.
“Magic has advanced in quite a few methods within the final thirty years. Our designers proceed to create new and
thematic mechanics, we’ve tailored the sport to help fan-created codecs of play, and we proceed
to welcome new gamers into the Magic neighborhood by our Universes Past collaborations,” mentioned
Invoice Rose, international play lead for Magic: The Gathering at Wizards of the Coast, in a press release. “One factor that has remained fixed all through our 30-year historical past is how a lot our gamers love Magic. As we glance to the long run, one in all our guiding ideas is to proceed to curate new and memorable gameplay experiences, whether or not you’ve been taking part in Magic for a few months, years, a long time, or something in between.”
Magic lined not solely thrilling new partnerships and methods to benefit from the sport, but in addition delved into the
wild worlds of Magic’s personal multiverse all the way in which into 2026.
Wilds of Eldraine (launch date: September 8)
Wilds of Eldraine marks the start of an all-new multiyear story arc inside Magic’s multiverse. The storybook setting may have gamers encounter fairy-tale-inspired characters as they take care of the aftermath of the Phyrexian invasion.
Physician Who (launch date: October 13, 2023)
Wizards of the Coast’s upcoming Universes Past set, Magic: The Gathering – Physician Who options 4
preconstructed Commander decks, overlaying 60 years of that iconic franchise and permitting gamers to
relive their favourite moments from the present and create their very own particular reminiscences.
These decks have been constructed from the highest right down to seize the enjoyable and taste of Physician Who’s iconic
characters and memorable tales. The Tardis Showcase body remedy and thrilling serialized Physician
playing cards obtainable in Collector Boosters add a complete new layer of collectability for the largest Physician Who
followers within the universe.
Misplaced Caverns of Ixalan (launch date: This fall 2023)
After exploring the wilds in Eldraine, gamers will return to Ixalan—the place dinosaurs roam—in The Misplaced
Caverns of Ixalan. This set features a thematically acceptable collaboration with the blockbuster
Jurassic World franchise—additionally celebrating its thirtieth anniversary this 12 months with the discharge of Jurassic Park
in 1993—with playing cards that includes model new art work that showcase iconic characters and scenes spanning
throughout six characteristic size movies within the Jurassic World franchise.
Ravnica Remastered (launch date: Q1 2024)
In 2024, Wizards of the Coast will launch a remastered assortment of playing cards from Ravnica, a airplane that
initially debuted in 2005. Ravnica Remastered contains every little thing followers love in regards to the unique Ravnica
units—like a powerful emphasis on the guilds—and contains playing cards from every Ravnica block.
Murders at Karlov Manor (launch date: Q1 2024)
In Murders at Karlov Manor, gamers will expertise Ravnica by the eyes of its keenest detectives.
A brand new imaginative and prescient of Ravnica, Murders at Karlov Manor is Magic’s tackle the detective style with clues,
secrets and techniques, hidden identities, and mysteries to unravel. It’s a top-down archetypal whodunit homicide
thriller; followers might want to use their sleuthing abilities to unravel an revolutionary puzzle to flee.
Ravnica: Clue Version (launch date: Q1 2024)
Ravnica: Clue Version combines Clue’s timeless, immersive, crime fixing expertise and solid of colourful
suspects with Magic’s strategic depth all throughout the Ravnica setting. A self-contained expertise,
Ravnica: Clue Version is a standalone sport that welcomes followers of Magic and Clue alike to unleash their
internal sleuths and resolve the thriller as Ravnica’s premier detectives.
Magic: The Gathering Fallout Commander Decks (launch date: March 2024)
In collaboration with Bethesda Softworks, Universes Past will carry the long-lasting gaming franchise of
Fallout to Magic: The Gathering with ready-to-play Fallout-themed Commander Decks.
Outlaws of Thunder Junction (launch date: Q2 2024)
In 2024, Magic: The Gathering will carry gamers to a brand new world with Outlaws of Thunder Junction.
That includes a few of Magic’s most infamous villains, Outlaws of Thunder Junction is an action-packed,
frontier fantasy that reimagines the western style.
Murderer’s Creed (launch date: July 2024)
In collaboration with Ubisoft, Universes Past will carry immersive, epic historic adventures from
Murderer’s Creed to Magic: The Gathering. The Murderer’s Creed set options all Murderer’s Creed video games
launched so far, with mechanically distinctive playing cards and reprints that characteristic new art work.
Fashionable Horizons 3 (launch date: 2024)
Fashionable Horizons returns in 2024 with Fashionable Horizons 3. Magic gamers love Fashionable Horizons units for
its rewarding draft format and nostalgic callbacks. Gamers can anticipate all of that and extra with fan-
favourite characters—together with some double face playing cards—and Planeswalkers.
Bloomburrow (launch date: Q3 2024)
Additionally slated for launch in 2024, Magic followers can enterprise to Bloomburrow, a cute and comfy new world in
Magic that doesn’t embody people in any respect, and as an alternative features a daring adventuring social gathering of
anthropomorphic animal mates—like squirrels, frogs, rats, and rabbits—that might want to band collectively
on an essential quest.
Duskmourn: Home of Horror (launch date: This fall 2024)
Releasing late in 2024, Magic: The Gathering explores a extra fashionable theme with Duskmourn: Home of
Horror, which takes place in a haunted mansion and attracts inspiration from Eighties-era horror motion pictures,
video games, and media.
Innistrad Remastered (launch date: 2025)
Innistrad Remastered is one other installment within the Remastered collection. The set will carry every little thing that
Magic followers love in regards to the gothic horror setting of Innistrad into one curated, draftable set.
Last Fantasy (launch date: 2025)
The Last Fantasy collection involves Magic: The Gathering as a tentpole booster launch in 2025. The set will embody every principal sport that has launched so far, from the unique to the just lately launched XVI. The set can even be obtainable to play digitally on Magic: The Gathering Area.
Codename: *Tennis (launch date: Q1 2025)
In 2025, the set at present codenamed as “Tennis” explores the racing style, however with a Magic twist. This set is shaping as much as be Magic’s first multiplanar loss of life race throughout three completely different worlds.
Codename: *Final (launch date: 2025)
Mighty dragons abound within the set codenamed “Final” which will likely be a return to the fan-favorite
airplane of Tarkir.
Codename: *Volleyball (launch date: 2025)
Releasing within the second half of 2025, the set at present codenamed “Volleyball” takes place in house and
immerses gamers right into a science fiction house opera.
Codename: *Wrestling (launch date: 2025)
Magic followers love the airplane of Lorwyn for its goblins, kithkin, faeries, and elves. Magic: The Gathering will
return to Lorwyn within the set codenamed “Wrestling,” on account of launch in 2025.
Codename: *Yachting (launch date: 2026)
The set at present codenamed “Yachting” is a return to Strixhaven on Arcavios, one in all Magic’s just lately
launched planes that options college students, professors, and every little thing else you’d anticipate from a magical
Codename: *Ziplining (launch date: 2026)
Magic followers can anticipate an epic conclusion to the multi-year story arc that started in Wilds of Eldraine–
much like Battle of the Spark or March of the Machine—within the set codenamed “Ziplining” launching in
New Secret Lair Commander Deck
Magic’s Secret Lair staff is at all times pushing the boundaries and delving into new territories. The brand new 100-card Commander Deck, Angels: They’re Simply Like Us however Cooler and with Wings, options playing cards with new artwork, playing cards launched for the primary time in foil, and a mechanically distinctive card that has solely ever been seen within the 2001 Magic: The Gathering online game. This can be a restricted print run product that’s obtainable whereas provides final and can go on sale for $150 on August 10 at 9 a.m. Pacific Time.
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