Wizards of the Coast officially released and announced two new publications on Monday. The first one adopts the older campaign setting “Ebberon” to the 5th edition and is already available as digital download on Dungeon Masters Guild.
We are excited to announce 2 new Dungeons and Dragons books!
1 – Eberron: Wayfinder’s Guide to Eberron is available now on https://t.co/UHQpCNHX8U.
2 – Ravnica: Guildmasters’ Guide to Ravnica in game stores November 9, available everywhere November 20. pic.twitter.com/v1oYxBnljK
— Dungeons & Dragons (@Wizards_DnD) July 23, 2018
Ravnica Is a Magic: The Gathering Crossover
The other one in the meantime will come in November and is equally interesting for Wizards of the Coast and Cryptic Studios. Because the campaign setting detailed in the “Guildmasters’ Guide to Ravnica” is a Magic: The Gathering crossover.
While this is not truly the first attempt to do a crossover, it is the first full-sized campaign book that mixes both worlds. Here’s the flavor text from the official WotC product page:
What Does It Mean for Neverwinter?
For Cryptic Studios and Neverwinter this could potentially have interesting ramifications. The devs as you might know work on a second WotC licensed MMO based on the Magic universe and Ravnica suddenly opens the door of connecting Neverwinter and the yet-to-be-released new title. Could this mean that a “Ravnica” module in Neverwinter launches simultaneously with the MtG game as crossover promo? Or will players even be able to visit the same zone in their respective games and at least see and talk to each other? The latter feels difficult to pull off, but Ravnica certainly offers all sorts of speculation!
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