Publisher Perfect World Entertainment and developer Cryptic Studios announced massively multiplayer online action RPG Magic: Legends for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC during The Game Awards 2019. Sign-ups are available now for a beta test to be held in 2020.
Magic: Legends is set across the planes of Magic: The Gathering, where players will “become immersed in the acclaimed fictional Magic multiverse as a powerful, spell-wielding Planeswalker.”
“It’s an incredible time to be a Magic: The Gathering fan,” said Perfect World Entertainment CEO Yoon Im in a press release. “As huge fans ourselves, we are excited to once again collaborate with Wizards of the Coast. With its rich, immersive worlds and satisfying spellcasting system, Magic creates the perfect setting for an MMO action RPG spun into an epic fantasy adventure that players will want to continue exploring for years to come.”
Magic: Legends executive producer Stephen Ricossa added, “Cryptic Studios is known for making games based on franchises we love and this is no exception. We’ve assembled a team of talented developers who are incredibly passionate about Magic: The Gathering and share a collective deep knowledge of the franchise. We’re thrilled to have the opportunity to bring the multiverse to life in a way that fans have never experienced before.”
More information will be announced in January 2020.
Watch the announcement trailer below. View a set of images at the gallery.