Wizards of the Coast updated their release information for Magic: The Gathering - Murders at Karlov Manor, a new Standard set, which is headed to retail on February 9, 2024.

This first Standard set of 2024 (see "Product Line Deets Revealed") features a murder mystery flavor to it.  Along with the new set, WotC has announced the key dates for retailers to keep in mind regarding events and the release:

  • Scheduling Opened: December 5, 2023
  • WPN Marketing Portal: New materials became available December 5, 2023
  • Promotional Kit Delivery: Starts January 26, 2024
  • Prerelease: February 2-8, 2024
  • Release: February 9, 2024
  • Open House: February 9-11, 2024
  • Store Championships: March 2-10, 2024
  • Commander Party: February 16-18, 2024
  • Standard Showdown: Runs from February 12 to April 4, 2024
  • Ravnica: Cluedo Edition Release Date: February 24, 2024

As an additional point of note, Standard Showdown will be returning to retail stores with this set.  This part of WotC's plan to bring Standard back as a popular format for in-store play (see "Tabletop Woes").  Also, this release will introduce another round of 30th anniversary promos.

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