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Magic the Gathering's next game is going free-to-play 

Magic Duels: Origins, the upcoming game in the Magic the Gathering series, will be free-to-play.

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Magic the Gathering developer Steel Games has announced that the next game in the series, Magic Duels: Origins will adopt a free-to-play model. It will be based on the Summer set of the physical game.

The developer announced the new game today along with a new trailer.

Here are the features, straight from the press release.

  • Improved Deck Builder with step-by-step deck construction guidance
  • First-ever playable Planeswalker cards
  • Solo Battle mode featuring virtually endless AI opponents
  • Expanded multiplayer options, including Two-Headed Giant mode
  • Quest system with new individual and community challenges every week
  • Limitless Free-to-Play with 100% earnable content
  • All-new Skill Quest tutorial system

Magic Duels: Origins comes out July on PC, Xbox One and iPad. A PlayStation 4 version is slated for release later in the year.

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