Magic: The Gathering Arena is currently in open beta and PC players can start downloading the game starting today.
Highlights of the Open Beta:
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.
Additionally, participants from the previous Closed Beta will receive a code that allows them to redeem the trio of Masterpiece Planeswalker cards.
Magic: The Gathering Arena is the first game developed in-house by Wizards of the Coast’s new Digital Games Studio. The studio is creating a Magic experience with the full rules and ongoing content support for new card sets, just like the revered tabletop game. The game is designed and built for digital gamers without compromising Magic’s core gameplay. Every element of the game design is focused on an engaging and dynamic experience, true to authentic Magic, to provide players and viewers fast-paced, exciting, and easy-to-follow matches.