SOE UNVEILS THE FIRST MAGIC: THE GATHERING - TACTICS® EXPANSION

San Diego, Calif. – Dec. 13, 2011 – Sony Online Entertainment (SOE) LLC today announced that the first expansion for the free-to-play tactical strategy game, Magic: The Gathering - Tactics Secrets of Terisiare is now available.

Secrets of Terisiare allows Planeswalkers to summon more than 160 new figures and spells and features two new tactical game mechanics, Cloak and Charge. Cloak is a new artifact that renders characters invisible until they strike, and Charge is a powerful new attack that is unleashed on enemies when they are in a direct line of sight. The Secrets of Terisiare expansion also offers new tournament rewards and two all-new Campaign Chapters with unique bonuses.  

In celebration of the game’s first expansion, players will receive one free, non-tradable, Secrets of Terisiare booster pack the first time they login between today and midnight PST on Friday, Dec. 16. Additionally, all players who participate in open tournament events through midnight Sunday, Dec. 18 th, will receive a free spell.

Magic: The Gathering – Tactics is a free-to-play online game where players can login to select a Planeswalker and receive one of five free starter spell books to begin wielding devastating powers on the battlefield! Current and new players alike can now add 14-spell booster packs for only 299 Station Cash.

For more information on Magic: The Gathering - Tactics, please visit:  

www.magicthegatheringtactics.com and www.facebook.com/MagicTheGatheringTactics.

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About Sony Online Entertainment

Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) is a recognized worldwide leader in massively multiplayer online games.  Best known for its blockbuster hits and franchises, including EverQuest ®, EverQuest ® II, Champions of Norrath ®, PlanetSide ®, Free Realms ®, Clone Wars Adventures™, and DC UniverseOnline, SOE creates, develops and provides compelling online entertainment for virtually all platforms, including the PlayStation ® 3 Computer Entertainment System, Personal Computer, and mobile devices.  Headquartered in San Diego, Calif., SOE is building on its proven legacy and pioneering the future of the interactive entertainment space through creative development and inspired gameplay design for audiences of all ages.  To learn more, visit www.soe.com.

SOE, the SOE logo, EverQuest, Champions of Norrath, PlanetSide, and Free Realms are registered trademarks of Sony Online Entertainment LLC in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks and trade names are properties of their respective owners. All rights reserved.

About Wizards of the Coast LLC

Wizards of the Coast LLC, a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE:HAS), is the leader in entertaining the lifestyle gamer. The company holds an exclusive patent on trading card games (TCGs) and their method of play and produces Magic: The Gathering®, among many other trading card games and family card and board games. Wizards is also a leading publisher of roleplaying games, such as Dungeons & Dragons®, and publisher of fantasy series fiction with numerous New York Times best-sellers. For more information, visit the Wizards of the Coast Web site at www.wizards.com.

Wizards of the Coast, its logo, Magic: The Gathering, Magic: The Gathering –Tactics, Magic and Dungeons & Dragons are trademarks of Wizards of the Coast LLC in the U.S.A. and other countries. © 2011 Wizards.

ESRB Rating: Teen with content descriptors Mild Blood and Mild Fantasy Violence.

   


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