Magic: The Gathering – Tactics is an online 3D turn-based strategy game due in early 2010. Break out the cards!
Sony Online Entertainment LLC, and Wizards of the Coast LLC announced they are developing Magic: The Gathering â€“ Tactics, an online, 3D turn-based strategy game played within the rich Magic: The Gathering Multiverse.
â€œBy collaborating with Wizards of the Coast, weâ€™re able to combine the strengths of both companies to develop an innovative, online, 3D game based on an extremely popular IP,â€ said John Smedley, president, Sony Online Entertainment. â€œWeâ€™re going to be taking the Magic: The Gathering Multiverse places players have never seen.â€
â€œThe growing Magic: The Gathering community has an insatiable desire for great strategic game experiences. Sony Online Entertainment is the perfect partner to transform the best of Magicâ€™s story, strategy and competitive play into a fantastic â€˜Tacticsâ€™ game experience for current and new Magic fans,â€ said Greg Leeds, president, Wizards of the Coast.
Magic: The Gathering – Tactics will allow players to command forces of dramatic 3D figures and powerful spell cards pulled from the Magic: The Gathering Multiverse. Players can participate in single player scenarios or jump right into PVP action against other players worldwide, 24 hours per day. Magic: The Gathering â€“ Tactics is expected to feature regular content expansions, a robust tournament environment, an achievement and rankings program, and original stories of the Planeswalkers of Magic: The Gathering.
Magic: The Gathering – Tactics is being developed by SOEâ€™s Denver studio and scheduled to be available for the PC in early 2010, with a version for the PlayStation3 computer entertainment system to follow.
For more information on Magic: The Gathering – Tactics, visit www.magicthegatheringtactics.com.