Announcing Magic: The Gathering—Commander (2015)

Posted in Arcana on August 5, 2015

By Wizards of the Coast

Many will play, one will rise.



Choose your commander for this unique multiplayer Magic format. New cards offer new play options, and experience counters will make your commander grow in power during the course of each game. Two-color decks allow for surprising synergies and opportunities to devastate your foes.


The set will feature five two-color—enemy pair—100-card Commander decks, along with 55 new Magic cards legal in Eternal formats (Vintage and Legacy), but not legal in Standard, Block Constructed, or Modern. Each deck will contain fifteen new cards.


Cards from Magic: The Gathering—Commander (2015) will be featured and distributed with a new event offering on Magic Online—the Legendary Cube! For more on the Legendary Cube, see the announcement also posted today.       


Release Date: November 13, 2015

Three-Letter Abbreviation: C15

Twitter Hashtag: #MTGC15


MSRP: $34.99 (per deck) *Applies to U.S. Only


Languages: English, Japanese, French, Italian, German, Spanish, and Chinese Simplified


Initial Concept and Game Design: Dan Emmons (lead), Kelly Digges, Ethan Fleischer, James Hata, and Chris Tulach


Final Game Design & Development: Ben Hayes (lead), Kelly Digges, Mark Globus, Shawn Main, and James Sooy, with contributions from Matt Tabak



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