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New 'Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013' screenshot reveals addition of 'End Step'

Today Wizards of the Coast has released a new screenshot from their upcoming "Magic: The Gathering" videogame "Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013" that confirms the addition of the "End Step" to the game.

End Step in DotP 2013
End Step in DotP 2013Wizards of the Coast
Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013 logo
Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013 logoWizards of the Coast

The introduction of the "End Step" to "Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013" is a significant advance in aligning the game closer to its paper counterpart.

According to a post by WotC_Microbless on the Wizards.com web forums:

"In Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013, you now have a proper End Step!

For those new to Duels and/or Magic, the end step is one final step after the main phase that more advanced players will enjoy. This will allow them to use instants, search for things and do more before the next turn. This is particularly useful with cards like Evolving Wild which lets you search for a basic land. With the End Step, I could do this at the end of my opponents turn now and have my land ready to go for my turn."

Related: "Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013" Trailer

This year's installment in the franchise brings the highly anticipated "Planechase (2012 Edition)" multiplayer format to the game.

"Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013" features cards from the "Magic 2013 Core Set" and "Planechase (2012 Edition)."

You can read more about the new features of the game in our interview with "Magic: The Gathering" brand manager Adam Dixon at PAX East.

"Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013" is headed to iPad in addition to XBox LIVE, the PlayStation Network, and Steam for PC.

Related: 5 Reasons why D13 for iPad will be 'Magic'.

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White, blue, black, red, green, gold, artifact, and land.
"Avacyn Restored" Intro Pack and Event Decks

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