This October Wizards of the Coast releases Battle for Zendikar, and sees the return of the plane of Zendikar, and its terrible foes, the Eldrazi.
Planeswalker Gideon Jura returns to find the plane of Zendikar on the verge of annihilation.
The monstrous Eldrazi, freed from the prison that once contained them, are decimating everything in their wake.
With Zendikar on the brink of destruction, the Planeswalkers join the Zendikari people and even the land itself in rising up against this alien threat.
Battle for Zendikar features 274 cards, including randomly inserted premium versions of all cards in the set. Previews are out – so make sure to visit the Card Image Gallery to see all that this new and exciting set has to offer. http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/card-image-gallery/battleforzendikar
Certain packs of the set will include a very rare version of one of the most iconic lands in Magic‘s history. Called Zendikar Expeditions, these are both premium foil and full-art! They are printed in English only, but can be opened in packs of all languages. There are 25 different lands that can be found in Battle for Zendikar packs, and you can expect to open one only a little more frequently than a premium foil Battle for Zendikar mythic rare.
The next several weeks will see a wide range of events, experiences, and product releases for players to enjoy – here’s a brief guide to what’s coming up:
Prerelease – September 26th – 27th
Battle for Zendikar kicks off with the Prerelease events on September 26th and 27th. Prereleases celebrate the arrival of each major Magic release. They also give players the chance to see the newest cards and to play with them before the set is released! These enjoyable casual events encourage fun over competition, and as such are perfect for new and returning players, as well as Magic veterans. More information about Prereleases can be found here: http://magic.wizards.com/en/events/event-types/prerelease
Launch Weekend – October 2nd – October 4th
Battle for Zendikar products will be available in stores one week after the Prerelease on October 2nd. From this date, players will be able to purchase Booster Packs, Intro Packs, Fat Packs and Event Decks. Additionally, participating Wizards Play Network (WPN) hobby game stores will run launch events throughout this weekend to celebrate the new set release. Find out more about the Battle for Zendikar product line-up and Launch Weekend here: http://magic.wizards.com/en/content/battle-zendikar-play
Pro Tour Battle for Zendikar – October 16th – 18th
Pro Tours are the ultimate skill test for Magic players and the Battle for Zendikar tournament will take place in Milwaukee, USA, where the world’s top players will battle for fame, glory, and $250,000 in cash prizes. Players and fans who can’t make it to Milwaukee can watch feature matches, play-by-play, commentary, player interviews, in-depth game analysis, and a whole lot more during all three days of the event on Twitch. Full event details and the webcast schedule can be found here: http://magic.wizards.com/en/protour/bfz
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Game Day – October 24th – 25th
Players who enjoy a more competitive event and want to see how they match up against their local community should go to a Game Day event on October 24th and 25th. Game Day is an exciting opportunity for players around the world to join in playing Standard with the newest cards Magic has to offer. More details can be found here: http://magic.wizards.com/en/events/event-types/gameday
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