The free-to-play Strategy game, Magic: The Gathering – Tactics pits players in the world of Planeswalkers using spells and summoning creatures from the 5 elements to defeat their opponents. PC players can breathe a sigh of relief to know that their release date is January 18, 2011. Sad news for PS3 users, they have to wait until some time later this year. For now check out some “Key Features” from the official press release:
- Experience a New Dimension of a Classic Favorite: Characters, creatures, spells and settings from the rich world of Magic come alive in this free-to-play online game.
- Connect and Combat: Join legions of gamers for intense battles of thrilling strategy in casual and tournament formats.
- Unleash the Power: As a commanding Planeswalker, players cast devastating spells such as Fireball, Doom Blade, Pacifism and Lightning Bolt, and control incredible creatures like Serra Angel, Lord of the Pit or Reya Dawnbringer.
Magic: The Gathering – Tactics is expected to be released for the PC on January 18, 2011 and TBD 2011 for the PS3.