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Magic: The Gathering – Duels of the Planeswalkers is coming this month to Steam and will include the usual Steamworks features like achievements, leaderboards and matchmaking. The game was previously released on XboX 360 last year. The PC version will include the expansion pack for free.
Some may already heard of Magic: The Gathering, for you who have not: Magic – The Gathering was originally a very popular fantasy trading card game from the nineties. Players bought a starter kit from which they strategically build a deck of cards and then compete against other players deck’s. Players could choose to expand their pool of cards by buying expansion packs for money. This could make it a rather expensive hobby. However it commercial success lead to several computer games over the years.
Later Wizards of the Coast (publisher) released an Internet based version of the game called Magic Online which is a exact digital version of Magic including the pricing.
Magic: The Gathering – Duels of the Planeswalkers focus more on casual players that want experience Magic without the troubles to buy expansions pack for good money and build decks from the scratch. It offers premade decks that can be customize to a limited extent. A Co-Op campaign and ranked/unranked online play.
UK: £6,99 (2% higher)
EU: 8,99€ (9% higher)
- OS: Windows 7, Vista, XP SP3
- Memory: 1 GB RAM (XP), 2 GB RAM (Vista/Win7)
- Processor: 2 GHz Intel Pentium 4 or equal
- Graphics: DirectX 9.0c with at least 256 MB RAM
- Hard drive: 700 MB