You know how Perfect World and Cryptic have been talking up a new Magic the Gathering MMORPG for like… years? It’s still happening, and at The Game Awards tonight, we finally got a name and some visuals to go along with it. It’s called Magic: Legends, and it looks gorgeous. The studios are calling it a “MMO Action-RPG” at this point; the official website says the game is “coming soon” and is collecting beta signups.
“Tonight, during The Game Awards, Perfect World Entertainment and Cryptic Studios officially announced Magic: Legends, a MMO action RPG set on the iconic planes of Magic: The Gathering. Fans will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the acclaimed fictional multiverse of Magic: The Gathering as a powerful, spell-wielding Planeswalker of their own creation when Magic: Legends begins beta testing in 2020.”[…]
“Among the longtime fans of Magic: The Gathering is the development team at Cryptic Studios, who have been working on the game behind-the-scenes since 2017. Development of this MMO action RPG is an extension of a licensing partnership between Wizards of the Coast and Cryptic Studios following the success of Neverwinter, the critically acclaimed MMO based on the tabletop adventure, Dungeons & Dragons. The team currently developing Magic: Legends is helmed by executive producer, Stephen Ricossa, former executive producer behind the popular MMORPG, Star Trek Online.”
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