Magic: The Gathering Arena

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Magic: The Gathering Arena
Magic: The Gathering Arena cover
Developers
Wizards of the Coast
Engines
Unity 2018[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows September 26, 2019[2]
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Warnings

This game requires a constant internet connection for all game modes.
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General information

Official website
Official forums
Official support page
Official FAQ

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Official website
Windows
Epic Games Store
Epic Games Launcher
Windows
All versions require a Wizards account and a constant internet connection for all game modes.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Wizards Of The Coast\MTGA

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Epic Games Store

Video settings[edit]

In-game graphics menu.
In-game graphics menu.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
[3]
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Enable windowed mode and use the -popupwindow parameter (or see the glossary page).
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Only 'High' or 'Low' options available.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Select between 'VSync', '60FPS', '120FPS' or unlimited.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Select between 'VSync', '60FPS', '120FPS' or unlimited.
High dynamic range display (HDR)
Set 'Quality Level' to 'Custom' under Graphics settings to show more graphics options. These are otherwise hidden.

Input settings[edit]

In-game gameplay menu.
In-game gameplay menu.

Audio settings[edit]

In-game audio menu.
In-game audio menu.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, Music, SFX, Voice and Ambience.
Surround sound
Up to 7.1.
Subtitles
Only used in the tutorial and bot matches, since that is the only time voices are used.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Labelled as 'Play Audio While Minimized' under Audio settings.

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
German
French
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Brazilian Portuguese
Russian
Spanish
Audio is always in English, but it is only used in the tutorial and bot matches. These always have subtitles in the chosen language.

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play
2 Versus

Connection types

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

No middleware information; you can edit this page to add it.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 5600+ or Equivalent
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) GeForce GTX 8800 or Equivalent

Notes

  1. Unity engine build: 2018.3.12f1[1]

References

  1. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2020-03-03
  2. The free Magic: The Gathering game has just launched and it's quite good - last accessed on 2020-01-17
  3. Verified by User:Rose on 2020-01-17
    Tested at 2560x1080 and looked at the code where only 16:9, 16:10 and 4:3 are listed.