To keep track of all of the new sets and production schedule changes announced by Wizards of the Coast, ICv2 has built a running release calendar for 2020/2021 Magic: The Gathering products. Please check out our brand-new 2022/2023 Magic release calendar for more future releases (see "'Magic: The Gathering' Release Calendar for 2022/2023").


Secret Lair: Showcase Zendikar Revisted
Release Date: September 23

This is a drop set announced by WotC as a direct sale release that celebrates cards from past Zendikar sets (see "Wizards of the Coast Celebrates Another Return To Zendikar With A New 'Secret Lair").

Zendikar Rising 
Release Date: September 25; Prerelease Date: September 18

Magic: The Gathering returns to a Zendikar where the Eldrazi are gone, and the landscape is beginning to reshape itself. This standard set features new modal flip-land cards as well as Expeditions. A production delay caused this set to be released in two waves (see "Delays on Upcoming 'Magic: The Gathering' Releases"), and then, another production delay caused problems with the first wave (see "'Zendikar Rising' Release Status Impacted Further By 'Magic: The Gathering' Production Delays"). For more details on the full line of SKUs for this set, (see "'Magic: The Gathering' 'Zendikar Rising' Product Line Revealed!").

Zendikar Rising: Gift Edition
Release Date: November 13

This is a holiday special set containing 10 Zendikar Rising Draft Booster packs, a Zendikar Rising Collector Booster, 40 regular-frame lands (20 foil, 20 non-foil), a promo alternate art card, an oversized spindown life counter, and 2 double sided reference cards.

Secret Lair X The Walking Dead
Preorder/Drop Date: October 4-12; Delivery Expected January-February 2021

Wizards of the Coast will release a direct sale drop set featuring AMC's The Walking Dead characters as Magic cards (see "Wizards of the Coast Unveils 'Secret Lair X The Walking Dead'").

Secret Lair: Extra Life 2020
Preorder/Drop Date: November 6-9

This set is WotC's 2020 version of their Extra Life charity set (see "Wizards of the Coast Reveals 'Magic: The Gathering' 'Secret Lair: Extra Life 2020'").

Commander Legends
Release Date: November 20

Commander Legends is a draft set specifically for the EDH format. The Collector Boosters for this product were pushed back to November 20 because of production delays (see "Delays on Upcoming 'Magic: The Gathering' Releases"). Eventually, the whole line's release date was moved back to November 20 (see "Wizards of Coast Pushes Back Entire Launch Schedule For 'Magic the Gathering Commander Legends'"). For more details on the full line of SKUs for this set, see "Wizards of the Coast Drops Deets on 'Commander Legends' Product Line").

Secret Lair: Secretversary Superdrop
Drop/Release Date: November 30 to December 14

Wizards of the Coast announced the Secret Lair: Secretversary Superdrop, drop sets featuring popular Magic: The Gathering artists (see "Wizards of the Coast Announces a 'Magic: The Gathering' 'Secretversary' Superdrop").

Commander Collection: Green
Release Date: December 4 (originally Q3)

Commander Collection: Green offers up eight premium reprints for green-themed EDH decks (see "Preview: 'Magic: the Gathering' 'Commander Collection: Green'"). This product was delayed because of COVID-19, and its release date was moved from Q3 to December 4 (see "WotC Announces Further Magic Production Delay").

Kaldheim
Prerelease Week: January 29 - February 4; Release Date: February 5

This Standard set was announced in the 2021 release schedule (see "Wizards of the Coast Drops 'Magic: The Gathering's' Release Schedule For 2021"). Product line details were released in December (see "Wizards of the Coast Releases Product Line Deets for 'Magic: The Gathering' 'Kaldheim'"). They also added two Commander decks to the product line in mid-December (see "Wizards of the Coast Reveals Two 'Magic: The Gathering' 'Kaldheim Commander Decks'").

Secret Lair: Smitten Superdrop
Preorder Dates: February 12 to February 21

Wizards of Coast unveiled Secret Lair: Smitten Superdrop, a direct sale set for Magic: The Gathering, which will be on preorder from February 12 to February 21 (see "Wizards of the Coast Unveils 'Magic: The Gathering' 'Secret Lair: Smitten Superdrop'").

Secret Lair: Black is Magic
Preorder Date: February 22

Wizards of the Coast announced Secret Lair: Black is Magic , a new drop set, available for preorder between February 22 and March 31 (see "Wizards of the Coast Announces 'Secret Lair: Black is Magic'").

Challenger Decks 2021
Release Date: March 26

Wizards of the Coast announced four Magic: The Gathering Challenger Decks 2021 for release on March 26 (see "Wizards of the Coast Announces Four 'Magic: The Gathering' 'Challenger Decks 2021'").

Time Spiral: Remastered
Release Date: March 19

This set was announced in the 2021 release schedule (see "Wizards of the Coast Drops 'Magic: The Gathering's' Release Schedule For 2021"). WotC updated details on the set in January (see "Wizards of the Coast Unveils a Buy-a-Box Promo and a Release Date for 'Time Spiral: Remastered'").

Dr. Lair's Secretorium Superdrop
Preorder Date: April 29

Wizards of the Coast announced the Magic: The Gathering Dr. Lair's Secretorium Superdrop, which includes ten new Secret Lair Drop Series sets (8 non-foil, 2 foil), for preorder through the Secret Lair website on April 26 (see "Wizards of the Coast Announces 'Magic: The Gathering' 'Dr. Lair's Secretorium' Superdrop").

Secret Lair: Ultimate Edition 2
Release Date: Spring 2021

Wizards of the Coast unveiled official details for Secret Lair: Ultimate Edition 2, a new retail set that is a part of the Secret Lair Drop Series, for release in Spring 2021 (see "Wizards of the Coast Unveils New Deets on 'Magic: The Gathering' 'Secret Lair: Ultimate Edition 2'").

Strixhaven: School of Mages
Prerelease Week: April 16-22; Release Date: April 23

This Standard set was announced in the 2021 release schedule (see "Wizards of the Coast Drops 'Magic: The Gathering's' Release Schedule For 2021"). The product line was later updated for an April release (see "Wizards of the Coast Releases Initial Product Details on 'Magic: The Gathering' 'Strixhaven: School of Mages'"). WotC also later updated the release dates and prerelease pack contents (see "Wizards of the Coast Updates Release Information for 'Magic: The Gathering' 'Strixhaven: School of Mages' ").

Modern Horizons 2
Prelease Week: June 11 to June 17; Release Date: June 18

This Modern set was announced in the 2021 release schedule (see "Wizards of the Coast Drops 'Magic: The Gathering's' Release Schedule For 2021"). They updated the scheduling and added detals for this set in March (see "Wizards of the Coast Unveils New Deets on 'Modern Horizons 2'").

Secret Lair All-Natural, Totally Refreshing Superdrop
Preorder Date: June 21 to June 23

Wizards of the Coast teased a new Secret Lair Drop Series set, for Magic: The Gathering, themed around the Phyrexian Praetors (see "Wizards of the Coast Teases a Phyrexian 'Magic: The Gathering' Drop"). They then announced the entire Superdrop, which included the Praetors, in June (see "New 'Secret Lair Superdrop' Set Showcases Art Inspired by 'D&D' Cartoon Series").

Dungeons & Dragons: Adventures in the Forgotten Realms
Prerelease Week: July 16 to July 21; Release Date: July 23

This Standard set was announced in the 2021 release schedule (see "Wizards of the Coast Drops 'Magic: The Gathering's' Release Schedule For 2021").They updated the release date for this set in March (see "Wizards of the Coast Updates 'Magic: The Gathering' Set Names for Q3 and Q4 Releases ").Wizards of the Coast revealed the full product line details in May (see "Wizards of the Coast Reveals Product Line for 'Magic: The Gathering' 'D&D' Set"). They also announced Adventures in the Forgotten Realms Bundle Gift Edition, for Magic: The Gathering, which will release on August 6 (see "Wizards of the Coast Unveils a New 'Magic: The Gathering' Gift Edition").

Magic: The Gathering 2021 Arena Starter Kit
Release Date: August 6

Wizards of the Coast will release a brand-new Magic: The Gathering 2021 Arena Starter Kit into to retail (see "Jump Into 'Magic: The Gathering' with the '2021 Arena Starter Kit'").

Innistrad: Midnight Hunt
Release Date: September 17

This Standard set was announced in the 2021 release schedule (see "Wizards of the Coast Drops 'Magic: The Gathering's' Release Schedule For 2021").They updated the release date for this set in March (see "Wizards of the Coast Updates 'Magic: The Gathering' Set Names for Q3 and Q4 Releases"). WotC released the full product line details for this set in August (see "'Midnight Hunt'").

Pioneer Challenger Decks 2021
Release Date: October 15

Each of the four decks will revolve around a specific competitive deck archetype from the Pioneer format: Azorius Spirits, Orzhov Auras, Mono Red Burn, and Lotus Field Combo (see "Three More 'Magic: The Gathering' Releases").

Magic: The Gathering October Superdrop
Shipping Date: 2022

Wizards of the Coast announced Magic: The Gathering October Superdrop, which includes 15 new Secret Lair Drop Series sets (see "'October Superdrop'").

Innistrad: Crimson Vow
Release Date: November 19

This Standard set was announced in the 2021 release schedule (see "Wizards of the Coast Drops 'Magic: The Gathering's' Release Schedule For 2021"). They updated the release date for this set in March (see "Wizards of the Coast Updates 'Magic: The Gathering' Set Names for Q3 and Q4 Releases").

Commander Collection: Black
Release Date: End of 2021

Commander Collection: Black features several powerful black-colored cards for Swamp-lovers (see "Three More 'Magic: The Gathering' Releases").