Magic: The Gathering Assassin's Creed

Magic: The Gathering Assassin’s Creed Sets Launch in South Africa

Solarpop Distribution is thrilled to announce the latest release in Wizards of the Coast’s Magic: The Gathering Universes Beyond line: the Assassin’s Creed set. This groundbreaking crossover will be available at friendly local game stores (FLGS) nationwide starting 5 July 2024, blending the rich, historical narrative of the Assassin’s Creed digital game series with the strategic depth of the Magic: The Gathering (MTG) trading card game.

Bridging Two Iconic Worlds

This new set brings together the immersive worlds of Assassin’s Creed and Magic: The Gathering, offering players and collectors an unparalleled experience. Fans of Assassin’s Creed will recognize familiar characters, settings, and themes from the video game series, now beautifully rendered in Magic’s distinctive card style. This fusion not only enhances the lore of both franchises but also introduces new strategic elements to MTG gameplay.

Key Products and Specifications

The Assassin’s Creed set features a range of products designed to appeal to both new and experienced players:

  • Beyond Boosters: These boosters contain a selection of cards featuring iconic characters and elements from the Assassin’s Creed universe. Perfect for collectors and players looking to enhance their decks. Each booster includes 7 cards.
  • Collector Boosters: Each booster includes 10 cards, featuring special foils and exclusive art. Ideal for those who want to collect unique and high-quality cards.
  • Starter Kit: Unlike previous Universes Beyond releases that featured Commander Decks, this set includes a Starter Kit. This kit is tailored to new players, providing two ready-to-play decks (one blue-black and one red-white), deck boxes, and a comprehensive how-to-play This inclusion aims to welcome Assassin’s Creed fans into the world of Magic: The Gathering, making it easier for them to dive into the gameplay.

The Origins of Assassin’s Creed and Magic: The Gathering

Assassin’s Creed: Launched by Ubisoft in 2007, Assassin’s Creed is an acclaimed action-adventure series known for its historical settings, intricate narratives, and innovative gameplay. The franchise has captivated millions of players worldwide, spanning numerous games, novels, and other media. Players embark on epic adventures through various historical eras, unravelling the secrets of the ancient order of Assassins.

Magic: The Gathering: Created by Richard Garfield and first published by Wizards of the Coast in 1993, Magic: The Gathering is the world’s first and most enduring trading card game. Combining rich lore, strategic gameplay, and a vibrant community, MTG has become a cultural icon in the gaming world. Players engage in battles, building and customizing decks to outwit their opponents using a blend of strategy, skill, and luck.

Magic: The Gathering Assassin's Creed

Magic: The Gathering Assasisn’s Creed Starter Kit – RRP – R550

Inviting New Players

The introduction of the Starter Kit in the Assassin’s Creed set is a strategic move to attract fans of the Assassin’s Creed franchise who may be new to Magic: The Gathering. This product lowers the barrier to entry, encouraging new players to not only collect the cards but also to engage deeply with the gameplay. By providing accessible, ready-to-play decks, an easy entry and welcoming environment are created for new players, enriching the MTG community.


The Assassin’s Creed set will be available at your FLGS starting July 5, 2024. Don’t miss the opportunity to explore this exciting crossover between two legendary franchises. You can find select kits and booster packs on Nexus Hub here.

The collection includes but is not limited to

  • Magic: The Gathering Assassin’s Creed Collector Booster – R745
  • Magic: The Gathering Assassin’s Creed Starter Kit – R545
  • Magic: The Gathering Assassin’s Creed Beyond Booster – R200
  • Magic: The Gathering Assassin’s Creed Bundle – R1,700

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