August 29, 2013 - RENTON, WA -- Wizards of the Coast today announced that the Magic 2014 - Duels of the Planeswalkers Expansion will release on September 18, 2013*. Adding depth to the latest installment of the wildly popular Duels of the Planeswalkers franchise, the Magic 2014 Expansion will give players the opportunity to explore new planes, fight new enemies and face new challenges. Available on Xbox LIVE® Arcade, PC via Steam®, PlayStation® Network, iPad®, and AndroidTM via Google Play and the Amazon App Store, fans will be able to check out the expansion for the first time this weekend at PAX Prime (August 30 – Sept 2) in the Magic booth (#1642).
The Magic 2014 Expansion will also include the following new features:
Five New Playable Decks
- Unlock 280 unique cards over multiple battles.
New Campaign Levels
- Battle through six new single-player campaign levels, exploring the planes of Ravnica and Kamigawa.
Five New Challenges
- Fiendish puzzles to test strategic thinking.
- Unlock new persona portraits, achievements and trophies, and more.
With an easy to use tutorial, Duels of the Planeswalkers is the best way for new players to learn how to play Magic: The Gathering. Players that are already familiar with Magic will enjoy the newly introduced Sealed Play game mode in Magic 2014, as well as the introduction of Sliver creature cards into the Duels of the Planeswalkers franchise. Please visit MagicTheGathering.com for the latest news and updates and follow Magic on Facebook and Twitter.
*Launch timing may vary by platform and region.
About Magic: The Gathering
Magic: The Gathering is the first and most widely played trading card game. Players take on the role of Planeswalkers – powerful mages who battle others for glory, knowledge and conquest. Their weapons include spells, creatures, and artifacts gathered from a vast Multiverse of unique fantasy worlds. With more than 12 million players and fans worldwide, Magic is printed in 11 languages and played in more than 70 countries. For more information about Magic 2014, visit www.magicthegathering.com.
About Wizards of the Coast
Wizards of the Coast LLC, a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS), is the leader in entertaining the lifestyle gamer. Wizards' players and fans are members of a global community bound together by their love of both digital gaming and in-person play. The company brings to market a range of gaming experiences under powerful brand names such as MAGIC: THE GATHERING, DUNGEONS & DRAGONS, and KAIJUDO. Wizards is also a publisher of fantasy series fiction with numerous New York Times best-sellers. For more information about our world renowned brands, visit the Wizards of the Coast Web site at www.wizards.com.