Magic: The Gathering Arena – Beloved tabletop strategy card game goes live on Windows PC

[Play now] Wizards of the Coast has announced that its new digital game, Magic: The Gathering Arena, has entered Open Beta. Today all players in North America, Europe, Australia, and South America can download the legendary collectible card game and play the all-new Magic experience on Windows PC. Developed in-house by Wizards of the Coast’s Digital Games Studio, Magic: The Gathering Arena brings the same rich strategy and gameplay of the beloved tabletop game to PC in quick, intense, head to head battles.

In Magic: The Gathering Arena, players can jump right into Quick and Competitive Play using one of the five carefully crafted pre-built decks earned in the tutorial and can customize their own decks from an expansive library of current Magic cards. The game is free to download and lets players battle for rewards including in-game currency, cards, and booster packs. Players can also earn five extra pre-built decks by completing daily quests.

At the start of Open Beta players can look forward to the following features and events:

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.