On Thursday, Wizards of the Coast launched a brand new format of Magic: The Gathering for MTG Arena. It’s referred to as Jumpstart, and it’s a fast option to get into the sport — by eradicating the deck-building facet of Magic: The Gathering, gamers skip the setup and soar straight into wild, themed video games.
The bodily model of Jumpstart was first launched to Magic: The Gathering in February. It’s a format that makes use of current playing cards alongside a bunch of latest ones, too, to create a sport that’s simple to simply choose up and play. Now, gamers can simply hop into these video games on-line in MTG Arena — the free-to-play digital model of Magic: The Gathering.
Once you be part of the Jumpstart occasion, which has its personal touchdown web page in MTG Arena, you’ll have to choose which themed decks you wish to use. There are 46 totally different themes obtainable, and also you’ll choose two from a random selection proven to you. Within these themes, there are 121 “attainable 20-card lists that embody tons of (actually tons of) of playing cards which might be obtainable for the primary time in MTG Arena,” in keeping with the developer.
Once you make your picks, you can begin enjoying. “You’ll be allowed to play each of your Jumpstart decks during the event as much as you like — and you’ll earn two rare Jumpstart individual card rewards for your first two wins,” Wizards of the Coast stated on its weblog.
The Jumpstart occasion will run from July 16 to Aug. 16, with an entry payment of 2,000 gold or 400 Gems.