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Latest set spoilers for Oath of the Gatewatch. Or are they fake…? Time will tell!

This set will also feature heavy support for 2 Headed Giant, more details on this are to be confirmed. One of our Prerelease Events will be in 2HG Format. See bookings page to book your space today!!

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Set Name

Oath of the Gatewatch

Block

Set 2 of 2 in the Battle for Zendikar block

Number of Cards

184

Prerelease Events – Book now clicking here

January 16–17, 2016

Prerelease Format

Sealed (4 Oath of the Gatewatch/2 Battle for Zendikar)

Release Date

January 22, 2016

Launch Weekend

January 22–24, 2016

Game Day

February 13–14, 2016

Magic Online Prerelease Events

January 29–February 1, 2016

Magic Online Release Date

February 1, 2016

Magic Online Release Events

February 1–17, 2016

Pro Tour Oath of the Gatewatch

February 5–7, 2016

Pro Tour Oath of the Gatewatch Location

Atlanta, GA

Pro Tour Oath of the Gatewatch Formats

  • Swiss:

Modern

Oath of the Gatewatch/Oath of the Gatewatch/Battle for Zendikar Draft

  • Top 8:

Modern

Official Three–Letter Code

OGW

Twitter Hashtag

#MTGOGW

Initial Concept and Game Design

Ethan Fleischer (lead)
Graeme Hopkins
Ari Levitch
Ken Nagle
Adam Prosak
Mark Rosewater

Final Game Design and Development

Ian Duke (lead)
Dave Humpherys
Jackie Lee
Adam Prosak
Gavin Verhey

Languages

English, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Available in

Booster Packs, Intro Packs*, Fat Pack*
(*-Not available in all languages.)

Following the success of the Martian, Ridley Scotts movie of yet again Matt Damon stranded on a distant planet, which spent a number of weeks in the Top 10 at time of it’s release, Ridley Scott has had the drive to make tracks on his next project. He has decided to put on hold Neill Blomkamp’s (Chappie, District 9, Lost) Alien 5 and instead make his sequel to Prometheus, which he intended to call Alien: Paradise Lost, but has since changed his mind to now calling it Alien: Covenant.

With this announcement came the official synopsis…

Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created in ALIEN with ALIEN: COVENANT, the second chapter in a prequel trilogy that began with PROMETHEUS — and connects directly to Scott’s 1979 seminal work of science fiction. Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, the crew of the colony ship Covenant discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world — whose sole inhabitant is the “synthetic” David (Michael Fassbender), survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition.

I guess the looming question is, will this be a bit of an under performer like the previous Prometheus film, or will be be a glimmering success blockbuster that performs as expected, or will it become a bit of a critically acclaimed sequel in the realms of the first Alien films? Unfortunately we still have some time to wait, with marketing phase expected to begin 6th October 2017.

To read more about the confusion of this film, and Ridley Scotts plans for future productions head to  Geek.com read more here

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