Pre-Registration Available for In-Game Rewards Including Gold, Gems, Emojis, and More
LOS ANGELES – JANUARY 9, 2020 – Netmarble Corp. announced today that pre-registration for Magic: ManaStrike is now open. Magic: ManaStrike is the first game developed by Netmarble Monsterfor the Wizards of the Coast franchise Magic: The Gathering. Magic: ManaStrike will be globally available on the App Store and Google Play.
Anyone who pre-registers to download Magic: ManaStrike will receive a suite of in-game prizes once the game launches and they complete the tutorial. These include Gold (in-game currency), Gems (premium currency), one Player Icon, and five emoji themed after Magic: The Gathering’s iconic Planeswalkers.
Magic: ManaStrike is a mobile combat game that brings spells inspired by Magic: The Gathering’s cards and characters to life in a new genre. After losing a war with the Planeswalkers, Magic: The Gathering's most powerful villain Nicol Bolas creates a parallel universe to find the Planeswalkers' weaknesses. Players enter a contract with Nicol Bolas to provide combat data by controlling Planeswalkers and units in his universe.
The game offers simple, tactical, and strategic gameplay as players collect new cards and enhance their units to suit their individual playstyles and strategies. Gameplay spotlights many customised strategies between opponents in intense Player vs. Player (PvP) matches. As players progress, they can experience Magic: The Gathering’s vast universe of original spells and characters presented with impressive Planeswalker animations in high-quality 3D.
Representatives from Netmarble and Wizards of the Coast sat down to showcase highlights of the Magic: ManaStrike development process, including key features, art, and how Magic: ManaStrike was conceived. View the discussion here: https://youtu.be/uUk9w7wi0ZE
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About Netmarble Corporation
Netmarble Corporation strives to entertain audiences of all ages around the world by providing great mobile gaming experiences. Established in Korea in 2000, Netmarble is one of the fastest-growing mobile game companies and consistently ranks as a top mobile developer and publisher worldwide. With more than 6,000 employees, Netmarble has been producing and servicing some of the most successful mobile games including Lineage 2: Revolution, Blade & Soul Revolution, MARVEL Future Fight, BTS WORLD, Everybody’s Marble, and Seven Knights. As a parent company to Kabam, a top mobile game developer in massively multiplayer free-to-play games, the largest shareholder to Jam City, a leading casual social game developer and a major shareholder of BigHit Entertainment, a music production, artist management and publishing company, at the end of 2019, Netmarble decided to acquire Woongjin Coway for new business growth and signed the stock purchase agreement. Netmarble has a strategic partnership with CJ ENM Corporation, Asia’s largest entertainment company, Tencent Holdings, Asia’s largest internet company, and NCsoft, a prominent MMORPG company. More information can be found at http://company.netmarble.com
About Magic: The Gathering
Magic: The Gathering’s compelling characters, fantastic worlds, and deep strategic gameplay have entertained and delighted fans for more than 25 years. Fans can experience Magic through the tabletop trading card game, the new digital game Magic: The Gathering Arena, a New York Times bestselling novel, critically acclaimed comic book series, and professional esports league. With over 40 million fans to date, Magic is a worldwide phenomenon published in eleven languages in over 70 countries.
About Wizards of the Coast
Wizards of the Coast, a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc., is an award-winning developer and publisher of tabletop and digital games that ignite a sense of adventure in passionate players around the globe. Best known for publishing groundbreaking fantasy franchises, MAGIC: THE GATHERING® and DUNGEONS & DRAGONS®, Wizards is dedicated to bringing together world-class talent to create unforgettable play experiences at its headquarters in Washington and studios in Austin and Montreal. Learn more at www.wizards.com.
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