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A Week Of MTG Announcements Summed Up!

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Wizards of the Coast have been making big announcements every day this week and now we can tell you all about each of them via a quick (and hopefully helpful) summary. So sit back and enjoy!

  • Starting in 2018, blocks will be removed from Magic design and all Magic sets will be created as large (249+ cards) stand alone sets, drafted by themselves. Sets may still overlap mechanics and story elements, but will no longer be tied together.
  • Ixalan and its second set: ‘Rivals of Ixalan‘ will be a set based in a jungle world inhabited by Dinosaurs and Pirates. The gorgon planeswalker Vraska is making a return as a Pirate lord, sailing the high seas of the plane!
  • Explorers of Ixalan will be an out-of-the-box multiplayer experience available from November 24th, 2017
  • From the Vault: Transform will be arriving November 24th, 2017, featuring some of the most famous transforming cards in the game (such as double-faced cards).
  • The expansion after the Ixalan block will be returning to Magic’s original setting: Dominaria! Releasing April 28th, 2018!
  • As a part of Magic’s 25th anniversary celebration, there will be special 25th anniversary Masters 25 set launching March 16th, 2018, featuring some of the best cards in Magic’s long 25-year history!
  • The third silver-bordered set is finally coming! Unstable (following on from Unglued and Unhinged) will be launching December 8th, 2017, just in time for Christmas!
  • The general structure of the Pro Tour is being changed for 2018, but most importantly, there will be a 25th anniversary Pro Tour in 2018 which will be a Team Trios event!

That’s certainly a lot to digest! Magic is evolving a lot going into its 25th year, so stay with us here at Manaleak.com throughout it all!

Andrew Quinn

A Week Of MTG Announcements Summed Up! - Manaleak.com Weekly Newsletter
Wizards of the Coast have been making big announcements every day this week and now we can tell you all about each of them. So sit back and enjoy!

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