“Battle Nicol Bolas as some of Magic: The Gathering’s most iconic characters when Wizards of the Coast teams up with Smite!
Several characters from the Magic: The Gathering franchise will soon be in the Smite Multiplayer Online Battle Arena, including Chandra Nalar and Jace Beleren. These will be joined by popular characters Ajani Goldmane, Liliana Vess and Garruk Wildspeaker.
“The gods have faced many threats on the battlefield, but nothing can prepare them to face the dangers of the multiverse,” the developer behind Smite, Titan Forge Games, announced earlier today on the platform. Twitter social media. “Battle Nicol Bolas as some of Magic: The Gathering’s most iconic characters when Wizards of the Coast teams up with Smite!
Smite is described as a “free-to-play action MOBA featuring legendary mythological icons. Wield Thor’s hammer, turn your enemies to stone as Medusa, or wield your divine power as one of hundreds of playable gods Titan Forge Games is calling on potential contestants to “join over 35 million players in celebrating our community. What are you waiting for? To pursue. Playing God!”
This follows a recent controversy surrounding Wizards of the Coast. The backlash over some proposed changes to the open play license for Dungeons & Dragons remains ongoing, with homebrew creators and smaller studios both expressing concerns that control of their creations could be lost to the rights holder. Intellectual Property, Wizards of the Coast. “We never intended to impact the vast majority of the community,” the company said in a statement recently. “However, it’s clear from the reaction that we got a 1.”
Wizards of the Coast have reversed their earlier plans for the OGL. “What it won’t contain is a royalty structure,” tried to reassure fans of the franchise. “It also won’t include the license return clause that some people feared was a way for us to steal work. That thought never crossed our minds. Under any new OGL, you will own the content that you create. We will not.
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