The year 2018 is the twenty-sixth year of existence for Magic: The Gathering.
Events[edit | edit source]
|January 16||Start of the Great Designer Search 3.|
|January 19||Release of Rivals of Ixalan.|
|February 2–4||Pro Tour Rivals of Ixalan in Bilbao, Spain. Won by Luis Salvatto.|
|February 14||Announcement Day.|
|March 2–4||Final of the Magic Online Championship. Dmitriy Butakov becomes the first repeat champion.|
|March 16||Release of Masters 25.
|March 29||Release of Relic Tokens: the Eternal Collection by UltraPro.|
|April 6||Release of Duel Decks: Elves vs. Inventors.
|April 6||Release of Challenger Decks.
|April 18||The MTG Wiki implements Scryfall card links.|
|April 27||Release of Dominaria.|
|May 18||Announcement Day.|
|June 1–3||Pro Tour Dominaria in Richmond, Virginia, United States. Won by Wyatt Darby.|
|June 8||Ari Nieh wins The Great Designer Search 3.|
|June 8||Release of Commander Anthology Volume II.|
|June 8||Release of Battlebond.|
|June 15||Release of Signature Spellbook: Jace.
|June 22||Release of Global Series: Jiang Yanggu & Mu Yanling.
|July 20||Release of Core 2019|
|July 13||Reveal of the Magic: The Gathering Arena exclusive cards|
|August 3–5||Pro Tour 25th Anniversary in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. Won by the team of Allen Wu, Ben Hull, and Gregory Orange.|
|August 16||Wizards of the Coast announces changes for Organized Play:|
|September 19||Release of the Creature Forge: Overwhelming Swarm miniatures line by WizKids.|
|September 21–23||2018 World Championship. Won by Javier Dominguez.
|October 5||Release Guilds of Ravnica|
|October 5||Release Spellslinger Starter Kit.|
|October 10||Grand Prix are announced to get a new look and a new name: MagicFest.|
|October 30||Release of Relic Tokens: the Lineage Collection by UltraPro.|
|November 2||Release of the Guilds of Ravnica Guild Kits.|
|November 9–11||Pro Tour Guilds of Ravnica in Atalanta, USA. Won by Andrew Elenbogen.|
|November 16||Release of Magic Game Night.|
|November 16||Release of the seasonal Gift Pack.|
|November 28||Release of D&D Icons of the Realms: Guildmasters’ Guide to Ravnica by WizKids.|
|December 3||Release of the Heroes of Dominaria board game by WizKids.|
|December 6||Wizards of the Coast announces further changes for Organized Play:|
|December 7||Release of Ultimate Masters.|
|December 14–16||2018 World Magic Cup in Barcelona, Spain. Won France.
|Player of the Year: Luis Salvatto.|
|Rookie of the Year: Samuel Ihlenfeldt.|
|Hall of Fame inductees:|
Publications[edit | edit source]
- The Art of Magic: The Gathering - Ixalan (January 2)
- The Art of Magic: The Gathering - Dominaria (July 3)
- Magic: The Gathering - Concepts and Legends (October 23)
- D&D Guildmasters' Guide to Ravnica (November 20)
- Children of the Nameless (December 12)
- Magic: The Gathering - Chandra #1 and #2 (December).
First involved[edit | edit source]
R&D[edit | edit source]
- Cynthia Sheppard
- Andrew Brown
- Donald Smith, Jr
- Allen Wu
- Huang YaQi
- Dave Marsee
- Corey Bowen
- Mcclane Crowell
- Kyle O'Neill
- Micky Cushing
- Nat Moes
- Nate Price