Magic: The Gathering Release Schedule 2024: Every Upcoming MTG Set

Magic: The Gathering’s 2024 release schedule promises to give all fans a rollercoaster of emotions. With a variety of new planes to explore, from whimsical to horrific, and even a touch of Old West flair, 2024 is set to be a bustling year for Magic enthusiasts. Here’s a breakdown of the release dates for each MTG set in 2024 per Wizards of the Coast.

MTG Release Dates 2024

  1. Ravnica Remastered – January 12th
  2. Murders at Karlov Manor – February 9th
  3. Ravnica: Clue Edition – February 23rd
  4. Universes Beyond: Fallout – Commander Decks – March 8th
  5. Outlaws of Thunder Junction – Q2 2024
  6. Modern Horizons 3 – Q2 2024
  7. Universes Beyond: Assassin’s Creed – July 2024
  8. Bloomburrow – Q3 2024
  9. Duskmourn: House of Horror – Q4 2024

We’ve categorized the releases into Standard and non-Standard sets to cater to various player preferences. Read on for details on each 2024 MTG release and what to expect from them.

MTG Standard Sets 2024

Standard sets have historically dominated MTG releases, and 2024 is no exception. These sets have a profound impact on Magic: The Gathering across all formats, contributing to the game’s evolving narrative.

  1. Murders at Karlov Manor
    • Release Date: February 9th
    • Murders at Karlov Manor is the first Standard MTG set of 2024, set in Ravnica and focused on solving a mysterious murder. Anticipate the return of clues as a gameplay mechanic, fostering potential social meta-game interactions reminiscent of Conspiracy sets.
  2. Outlaws of Thunder Junction
    • Release Date: Q2 2024
    • Prepare for a western-themed adventure in Outlaws of Thunder Junction. Classic MTG heroes will face off against villains in this Wild West setting, potentially introducing six-shooters to the game.
  3. Bloomburrow
    • Release Date: Q3 2024
    • Bloomburrow transports players to a plane inhabited by anthropomorphic animals, offering Commander cards tailored to dog, cat, frog, and squirrel enthusiasts. Expect underlying elements of dread, as MTG rarely lacks a touch of darkness.
  4. Duskmourn: House of Horror
    • Release Date: Q4 2024
    • Duskmourn: House of Horror is a Standard set set entirely indoors, steeped in horror. While reminiscent of Innistrad, this set must find its unique identity within the beloved world of Magic.

Other MTG Releases 2024

While Standard sets draw many newcomers, the diverse range of MTG releases in 2024 offers something for everyone. Keep an eye out for late-year surprises.

  1. Ravnica Remastered
    • Release Date: January 12th
    • Ravnica Remastered kicks off the year with reprints and new art styles, breathing fresh life into a beloved plane. Players eagerly await its impact on Draft, Sealed formats, and the secondary market.
  2. Ravnica: Clue Edition
    • Release Date: February 23rd
    • Ravnica: Clue Edition merges elements from Murders at Karlov Manor and introduces a unique gameplay experience, akin to Jumpstart.
  3. Universes Beyond: Fallout – Commander Decks
    • Release Date: March 8th
    • March introduces Universes Beyond with Fallout Commander decks, each featuring distinct themes and characters. Fans of Warhammer 40,000 and Doctor Who decks anticipate another well-designed release.
  4. Modern Horizons 3
    • Release Date: Q2 2024
    • Expected in June, Modern Horizons 3, a Modern-focused set, promises to shake up the format once again. Players hope for a balanced release to avoid card price spikes.
  5. Universes Beyond: Assassin’s Creed
    • Release Date: July 2024
    • The second Universes Beyond set for 2024 immerses players in the world of Assassin’s Creed. Details are scarce, but the introduction of Beyond Boosters hints at an intriguing storytelling aspect.

These developments indicate a strategy of broadening the appeal of MTG through diverse thematic sets and collaborations, along with simplifying product choices. However, the increase in product variety and the changes in booster formats, combined with price increases, might contribute to concerns about market saturation and the affordability of the game.

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