Wizards of the Coast have revealed the first details about Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers 2012 for Xbox live, PC, and PlayStation Network. The sequel to 2009’s Duels of the Planeswalkers, the new title will introduce new game modes, Planeswalker opponents, decks, puzzles, and more. To find out more about what players can expect from the sequel, we spoke with Magic: The Gathering brand manager Paul Levy, and here’s what he had to say:
Who will we see as the Archenemy in Planeswalkers?
Paul Levy: You will get to face off against many different Planeswalkers in the Archenemy campaign, but the final Archenemy is yet to be named. At PAX East, the Archenemy will be played by Tezzeret.
Jace Beleren versus what appears to be a Llanowar Elf.
Duels of the Planeswalkers for PS3 is now available $9.99 USD, with its three expansion packs at $4.99 each.
This alternate-art foil Liliana Vess is available only to players of the PS3 version of Duels of the Planeswalkers.
Here’s how to get one. If you are eligible to receive the promo card (see Terms & Conditions) then just start up your copy of Duels of the Planeswalkers on your PS3. The first time you’ll see the code for your promo card is after you hit “Start” from the start page. After moving through that screen, you can see it again at any time by going to “Help and Options,” follwoed by “Redeem Card Code.” Note that you must be logged into the Playstation Network in order to see the code.
At the time you get your code, you’ll also be given a web address to go to (it’s this page). Register on that site to get your voucher and a list of local stores to collect your promo card and free M11 samples decks from. Grab yours now before they are gone! (while supplies last—restrictions apply)
This is for a physical card, mailed to your house. YAY!