Hasbro & Wizards of the Coast invest in Magic: The Gathering esports with $10M prize pool

Hasbro and Wizards of the Coast have unveiled Magic Esports, a brand new 2019 aggressive program (with a $10 million prize pool) which introduces a restructured event structure for on-line video games Magic: The Collecting and Magic: The Collecting Area.

Introduced previous this night all through the Sport Awards, the 2019 Magic Esports season is designed to attraction to lovers of each the virtual and tabletop variations of Magic, consisting of 4 virtual and 6 tabletop tournaments known as Mythic Championships.

The primary invitational Mythic Championship will kick off at PAX East 2019 in Boston for Magic: The Collecting Area, with a $1 million prize pool

As well as, Magic Esports additionally heralds the release of the Magic Professional League, which encompasses the present best 32 ranked Magic gamers. Magic Professional League individuals are routinely certified for each and every Mythic Championship, and along with competing for a work of the prize pool, they are going to obtain a annually wage and further advantages aimed toward letting them play Magic as a occupation.

Avid gamers out of doors of the Magic Professional League can even be capable to qualify for Mythic Championships, with extra main points on to be published in 2019.

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