The closed beta for Magic: The Gathering Arena will kick off on December 4th, 2017, Wizards of the Coast has announced. “In Alpha, we’ve held a number of playtests, all of which have been very successful from our end. We’ve learned a lot, received feedback from thousands of players, tested key parts of the game, and heard players asking for more,” a blog post reads. “So more is what you’re going to get! We got the feedback we needed from our November playtests (thank you!