Magicka’s Free PvP Mode Goes Live June 21st

Sometimes wizards just don’t get along, and at times like these the only way to settle a wizardly dispute is with a Player vs. Player duel. At least that’s how it’ll work in the world of Magicka come June 21st, when the game’s free PvP add-on mode becomes available for download.

On day one, Magicka‘s PvP mode will come with two maps — Havindir Arena and Training Ground — and the following three match types:

Classic Deathmatch:
Instead of accidentally zapping your companions, you kill them on purpose! It’s every wizard for himself as up to four physically inept beings duke it out in a one mage takes all battle.

Brawl mode:
In Brawl, each player/team only has a set number of lives, and the last ma…wizard standing wins. Just make sure your “friends” don’t squander those precious lives.

Kreitor mode:
A fiendish new mode named after a clever Magicka fan who modded the game, the round based Kreitor mode unlocks Magicks at special intervals during the match, forcing players to come up with new strategies as new spells become available.

Additional maps, including Vulcanus Arena, Frozen Lake and Watch Tower, will also be available at launch as DLC.

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