Universes Beyond: Wizards Announces Partnership with Fortnite and Street Fighter

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Universes Beyond: Wizards Announces Partnership with Fortnite and Street Fighter

In addition to the new partnerships, updates were also announced on other partnerships, such as Warhammer 40K and the Lord of the Rings trilogy.

By Romeu, 08/24/21, translated by Leon, with help from our readers

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Wizards held today the

Magic Showcase 2021

, where it brought great news about releases scheduled for 2022. Wizards also announced new additions to the

Universes Beyond

project, which aims to bring other elements of pop culture and other universes into the Magic world.

Warhammer 40,000

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It has been announced that the

Warhammer 40,000

game will appear in a series of

four Commander Decks

that will follow the same structure as traditional Commander Decks with exclusive reprints and cards, and are expected to come out

in the second half of 2022

.

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Lord of the Rings

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Lord of the Rings: Tales of Middle Earth

will be released as a special set, with drfat boosters that will bring the world of JR Tolkien into the universe of Magic: The Gathering. The set will include iconic characters such as

Gandalf, Frodo, Aragorn, The Ring

, among others in card form, and because The Lord of the Rings universe fits so well into the Magic universe, Wizards made the decision to

make the cards in the set valid in Modern, and cast them in Magic Online and Magic Arena

as well. The collection will also feature

Commander Decks

and special

Secret Lair drops

and is a set to come out in

2023

.

Secret Lair: Fortnite

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Also announced was a partnership with the world famous battle royale game

Fortnite

. The partnership will take place on a Secret Lair product that will have card

reprints

with illustrations inspired by the game.

Secret Lair: Street Fighter

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To celebrate 35 years of the

Street Fighter

fighting game franchise, Wizards will launch a Secret Lair modeled after Secret Lair: The Walking Dead, where characters from the franchise will be portrayed on exclusive

cards with unique mechanics

. These cards will be available in Secret Lair and, at a later date, in the Standard Edition Set Boosters

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Writer and translator for Cards Realm. Plays virtually Magic: The Gathering competitive formats. Pauper Masters' Organizer.

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