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Magic: The Gathering Companion, also known as MTG Companion, is an official mobile app that started its open beta in August, 2019[1] and was officially launched on July 15, 2020.[2] It was the replacement for the failed Magic: The Gathering Portal app.

The beta version of this organizer allowed you to set up and organize home tournaments and invite friends to play in them.[3] Launching with just the home tournament organizer didn't mean MTG Companion would stay a single-feature app.[3] The first update added a Round Timer.[4]

At the official launch the app also allowed for participating in event at a Wizards Play Network retailer, receiving tournament information, automatic pairings, standings, a life counter for up to four players, and a commander damage tracker.[2]

The July, 2021 update added a dice roller.[5]



  1. Blake Rasmussen (August 19, 2019). "Magic: The Gathering Companion Open Beta Starts Today". Wizards of the Coast.
  2. a b Bill Stark (July 15, 2020). "Companion Launch". Wizards of the Coast.
  3. a b David McCoy (August 19, 2019). "Interview with Bill Stark, Digital Product Manager for MTG Companion". Hipsters of the Coast.
  4. Wizards of the Coast (October 1, 2019). "Companion Gets a Round Timer!". Wizards of the Coast.
  5. Vienna Day Cordier (July 15, 2021). "Dice Rolling Arrives in Companion!". Wizards of the Coast.

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