Exciting news for fans of both Marvel and Magic: The Gathering! Marvel and Hasbro have recently announced a multi-year deal that will bring Marvel characters into the world of Magic: The Gathering. This collaboration will result in the release of multiple collectible products and sets.
The first major set, scheduled to launch worldwide in 2025, will be based on Marvel’s beloved characters and epic stories. To get a glimpse of what’s to come, check out the trailer below.
According to Cynthia Williams, the president of Wizards of the Coast and Hasbro Digital Gaming, “We are extremely proud to collaborate with Marvel to bring its iconic characters to fans around the world in new ways. These tentpole sets will build on the tradition of incorporating beloved fan-favorite characters and elements from world-class brands into Magic: The Gathering.”
Marvel Comics and Franchise President Dan Buckley shared his excitement about the crossover, stating, “Trading cards have always been a part of Marvel’s DNA, but this takes that experience to a whole new level. With the depth that our storytelling and characters bring to the table, we can’t wait for fans to see how the Marvel Universe translates seamlessly into gameplay within these Magic: The Gathering products and sets for years to come.”
In related news, pre-orders for Magic: The Gathering’s Fallout set have recently gone live. Starting from March 8, 2024, fans can get their hands on four Commander decks: Scrappy Survivors, Science!, Hail, Caesar, and Mutant Menace. These decks feature iconic characters like Mothman, Caesar, Dr. Madison Lee, and Dogmeat.
Earlier this year, Magic: The Gathering released a Lord of the Rings set called Tales of Middle-earth, which included a one-of-a-kind One Ring card. The card ultimately sold for $2 million to American musician Post Malone.
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