All Magic: The Gathering release dates 2022 summer and fall

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MTG Dominaria United artwork illustrated by Chris Rahn, featuring soldiers preparring for battle
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Wizards of the Coast is doubling down on releases for the remainder of 2022, from 200-plus MTG Arena drops to Magic: The Gathering collaborations and a second Commander Legends launch. 

A total of six Magic: The Gathering set releases will take place during the summer and fall of 2022. No Standard-legal sets are slated to release until the launch of Dominaria United, which coincides with the 2022 Standard rotation. Leading up to fall rotation, WotC is going all out via a second Commander Legends, a Double Masters 2022 set, a huge MTG Arena Alchemy drop, and a special Universes Beyond collaboration with Warhammer 40,000

Here’s every important date and release schedule for Magic: The Gathering and Arena products for summer and fall 2022. 

Commander Legends: Battle for Baldur’s Gate

Tapping into Dungeons & Dragons, the second MTG Commander Legends set will showcase over 360 regular cards via Battle for Baldur’s Gate. Similar to the first Commander Legends, the set will have a Commander Draft and a number of collector cards via booster fun treatments. 

  • Baldur’s Gate spoilers: May 16 to 23
  • Baldur’s Gate prerelease: June 3 to 5
  • Baldur’s Gate release: June 10

Related: MTG promo cards support return to in-person play throughout summer

Double Masters 2022

Masters MTG sets are back, containing only reprints of highly sought-after and popular cards. The Double Masters 2022 set contains over 330 regular cards and booster packs will feature two Mythic Rare or Rare cards in addition to two foils. 

  • Double Masters spoilers: Start June 16
  • Double Masters WPN Premium preview events: July 1 to 7
  • Double Masters release: July 8

MTG Arena Alchemy Horizons: Baldur’s Gate

Aligning with themes from Commander Legends: Battle for Baldur’s Gate, the Alchemy Horizons: Baldur’s Gate expansion will release via MTG Arena on July 7. The cards are only playable within the Alchemy and Historic formats. Over 250 cards are contained within the Alchemy Horizons: Baldur’s Gate expansion. 

Universes Beyond Warhammer 40,000 collaboration

In a collaboration between Magic: The Gathering and Games Workshop, WotC has created a Universes Beyond Warhammer 40,000 set. The set will contain four preconstructed Commander decks and three Secret Lair drops. 

  • Warhammer 40,000 spoilers: Start July 26
  • Warhammer 40,000 Secret Lair: Aug. 12 to 22
  • Warhammer 40,000 release: Aug. 12

Dominaria United

The release of Dominaria United celebrates MTG’s 30-year anniversary and coincides with Standard rotation 2022. WotC will also start releasing Jumpstart booster packs with every Standard set, starting with the release of Dominaria United

  • Dominaria United prerelease: Sept. 2 to 8
  • Dominaria United release: Sept. 9

The Brothers War

Designed around an event within the MTG multiverse, rather than a specific plane, Brother’s War is slated to release on Nov. 18.