The year 2020 is the twenty-eighth year of existence for Magic: The Gathering. It was dubbed "The Year of Commander". Due to the global pandemic, many set releases and events were either delayed or cancelled throughout the year.
|January 14||Reveal of ManaStrike, a tower rush game in the Magic: the Gathering franchise.|
|January 24||Release of Theros Beyond Death.|
|January 27||Release of Secret Lair Drop Series: Year of the Rat.
|February 29||Release of Unsanctioned, a ready-to-play "Un-set" experience.
|March 13||Release of Mystery Booster (Retail Edition)|
|April 3||Release of Challenger Decks 2020.|
|April 24||Release of Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths|
|April 24-26||Players Tour Finals (Series 1) - Houston, USA|
|July 3||Release of Core Set 2021|
|July 10-12||Players Tour Finals (Series 2) - Minneapolis, USA|
|September 25||Release of Zendikar Rising and Zendikar Rising Commander Decks.|
|November 6||Release of Commander Legends|
|December 4||Release of Commander Collection: Green|
|Hall of Fame inductees:
- WPN (February 10, 2020). "The Year of Commander Starts Now". Wizards Play Network.
- Ben Drago and Bear Watson (August 27, 2020). "Esports Update: Changes to 2020-2021 Magic Pro League Play". Magic.gg.