Magic: Legends graced a Recreation Informer cowl a bit in the past, a recreation the place Diablo-style gameplay and the Magic: The Gathering universe intersect. Since Magic: Legends went right into a state of open beta final week on PC, every thing from what’s obtainable within the money store to technical glitches have been scrutinized as gamers start engaged on their characters and development hubs. At the moment, Magic: Legends is simply obtainable on PC, however the free-to-play recreation is anticipated to reach on each Xbox and PlayStation later this 12 months throughout its official launch. We just lately took a deep dive into the sport that you would be able to take a look at right here!
In an open letter concerning the state of the Open Beta, govt producer Steve Ricossa addresses lots of the issues which were cropping up since opening day. You’ll be able to examine out the whole letter right here, and also you most likely ought to if you happen to’re keen on Magic: Legends in any respect. The details highlighted are important shifts, and quick modifications which may get issues rolling in the correct path.
First, the efficiency points are highlighted. Throughout my time with the sport, there have been quite a few technical glitches and bugs. They’re engaged on these points. That’s good!
The second concern of monetizing lessons has been a giant one. Initially, the Dimir Murderer class was solely obtainable from the money store with a low drop price (or through an obscene quantity of gold on the open market). Now, the Dimir Murderer class is being added to the apex of the battle go (together with the free observe), so anybody can get it assuming they play rather a lot. It is a fairly radical shift from the unique monetization mannequin round this particular class, and a welcome one.
The opposite huge and related takeaways on this letter contain a streamlined tutorial and doubling the drop price of recent spells for gamers, shortening the time it takes to get into the actual recreation and letting gamers discover new choices of their gameplay a lot quicker. These are each nice selections, because the laborious onboarding course of had gamers wandering round for hours and hours with primary starter playing cards questioning when the customization facet was going to kick in. New card acquisition charges will let gamers experiment extra and discover synergies they’re keen on whereas they grind away at occasions.
Magic: Legends has solely simply launched in open beta, however these modifications coming so quick after launch is promising. We’ll see the place the sport is at in just a few extra weeks and months!