Wizards of the Coast today announced the Magic: The Gathering 2013 product line-up featuring Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013 video game for iPad, Xbox LIVE Arcade, Steam and PlayStation Network platforms and the Magic: The Gathering 2013 Core Set for the paper trading card game (TCG). Both the Magic 2013 Core Set and Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013 will launch this Summer and will charge players with facing a greater challenge by battling Magic’s ultimate evil mastermind, the dragon Planeswalker Nicol Bolas!
Worth Wollpert, Director of Digital Games for Magic: The Gathering at Wizards of the Coast said:
“We’re excited to make Magic: The Gathering even more accessible to our growing player base by adding iPad iOS to the suite of platforms that Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013 will be available on this summer. Given that the original Duels and Duels 2012 have been downloaded well over 2 million times combined since its launch in June 2009, our customers are clearly enjoying what we’ve done with the game to this point, and we’re thrilled to be able to offer both new and existing Magic fans exciting content and gameplay options on a world-class tablet platform that many of our customers have been asking for.”
Hot on the heels of the widely successful Duels of the Planeswalkers and Duels of the Planeswalkers 2012 games, Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013 will introduce 10 fresh decks, optional manual mana tapping, and other exciting features when it launches on iPad®, Xbox LIVE Arcade, Steam and PlayStation Network.
Patrick Buckland, CEO of Stainless Games added:
“We are incredibly proud of our work with Wizards of the Coast, and we are confident that Duels 2013 will be the best version of the game yet!”
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 a new-to-digital multiplayer game mode called Planechase, which utilizes oversized cards based on various Planes within the Magic Multiverse, to modify the rules of gameplay, adding another layer of excitement.