Magic: The Gathering is getting an MMORPG, and the first cinematic trailer has been revealed.
Announced at the 2019 The Game Awards, Wizards of the Coast, Cryptic Studios, and Perfect World are teaming up for Magic: Legends, an MMO action RPG "set across the iconic planes of Magic: The Gathering."
You can watch the reveal trailer above.
“It’s an incredible time to be a Magic: The Gathering fan,” said Perfect World Entertainment CEO Yoon Im in a press release. “As huge fans ourselves, we are excited to once again collaborate with Wizards of the Coast. With its rich, immersive worlds and satisfying spellcasting system, Magic creates the perfect setting for an MMO action RPG spun into an epic fantasy adventure that players will want to continue exploring for years to come.”
“Cryptic Studios is known for making games based on franchises we love and this is no exception," Magic: Legends executive producer Stephen Ricossa added. "We’ve assembled a team of talented developers who are incredibly passionate about Magic: The Gathering and share a collective deep knowledge of the franchise. We’re thrilled to have the opportunity to bring the multiverse to life in a way that fans have never experienced before.”
Beta testing for Magic: Legends begins sometime in 2020, but you can sign up now with your Arc Games account, and look forward to our video that will be uploaded on our MTG YouTube channel once the beta is up. Gameplay details for Magic: Legends will be revealed in January 2020.
It looks like 2020 is going to be another epic year for MTG.