Magic: The Gathering is getting a new set of cards, March of the Machines, which will conclude the Phyrexian story, becoming the final installment of four sets. In it, players must gather legendary creatures and planeswalkers from across the multiverse to take on the dominant Phyrexian army. Wizards of the Coast first released the expansion in Magic: The Gathering Arena on April 18. Subsequently, it was released last Friday, April 21 in a physical edition.

This new story chronicles the invasion of the entire multiverse led by Elesh Norn, the mother of the machines. To stop him, a group of planeswalkers full of legends will unite to fight against the Phyrexian army. Take popular characters from the franchise into a final battle to free the multiverse.

On top of all that, this new expansion introduces new game systems, where a new type of double-sided map stands out: Battles. In it, the player chooses an enemy who must protect her. Battles can also take attacks and damage, just like “planeswalkers”. Once defeated, they resurface as a new card with great power. It should be noted that this is the first new type of card since the debut of “planeswalkers” in 2007.

Another of the new creature-focused game systems is Back Up. This lets you add +1/+1 counters to target creature. It will get the abilities of the original creature until the end of the turn. This gives a lot more versatility, in addition to the fact that in certain circumstances he can serve as a support within the team. Finally, another mechanic has also been included, Incubate, certain artifacts with multiple +1/+1 counters, which have the ability to become creatures by paying two mana. The latter faces the Phyrexian army.

The fate of the multiverse hangs in the balance in March of the Machines, the latest expansion for Magic: The Gathering.

The Jumpstart and Commander line of products will also feature in this expansion with five themes for Commander decks; Rising Threat, Cavalry Charge, Rescue Call, Divine Summon, and Tinker Time. In addition to five Jumpstart topics; Offspring, Exceptional, Consumable, Reinforcement, Enhancer.

It should be noted that March of the Machines will have a large number of art styles; In addition to frames from recent collections, there will also be completely new frames. The latter will focus on Legends of the Multiverse. The collection will also include an exclusive treatment type, the Halo Foil, which will only appear in Collector Boosters.

Magic: The Gathering continues to celebrate its 30th anniversary with three exclusive cards available at Wizards Play Network stores. Finally, this new set of cards is now available in different product lines such as Commander decks, in edition or collector boxes or even in Bundle boxes.

The fate of the multiverse hangs in the balance in March of the Machines, the latest expansion for Magic: The Gathering.

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