Game publisher Ravensberger has announced new details about upcoming competitive events for the popular Disney Lorcana trading card game, including the first-ever World Championship in 2025.
“As we look to 2024, we are continuing to grow our business through new discoveries for collectors, organized play and competitive events for players, and new products to help novice fans take their first steps into trading card games. We continue to support our growing and diverse community,” Ravensbuger's Global said. Game Director Philip Franke said in a press release. “We're just getting started, but consumer feedback and industry data support our belief that this game will be here for a very long time.”
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Lorcana launched in September 2023 with a hobby store program, but no official competitive events. The highly anticipated competitive circuit will begin in North America and Europe in May 2024. A regional level tournament called the Disney Lorcana Challenge will be held where the top four finishers will each earn an invitation to the North American or European Championships. The North American and European Championships will be held in his fourth quarter of 2024. The top players from these championships will earn an invitation to the 2025 World Championship. The Disney Lorcana World Championship is invitation-only, but there will be large-scale competitions that other players can participate in. Event.
Ravensberger promised to announce details of the event, including dates and prizes, in March 2024.
In the meantime, there will be a new competitive event for the local scene called Set Championship. The first of these is Into the Inklands Championship, named after the next set that will be released in February. These organized play events were hosted by local hobby stores, and the first place prize was a new Enchanted Stitch – Rock Star promo card, with first and second place players also featuring a Stitch – Rock Star. A playmat will be awarded (both prizes are shown below). Details on how stores can host these events will be announced in late February 2024.
In other Lorcana news, the company announced a new product, the Disney Lorcana TCG Gateway, designed to teach beginners the game. This is a two-player game in which both players start with a basic 30-card deck of his and then gradually add different cards until a complete 60-card deck of his is completed. Let's add types and mechanisms. The Disney Lorcana TCG Gateway is scheduled to be in stores on August 9, 2024 at a retail price of $24.99.
Ravensburger also announced release dates for the four expansions in 2024.
Into the Inclines will be released at hobby shops and Disney Parks on February 23, 2024, and at mass retailers and Shop Disney on March 8, 2024. Into the Inclines is the third Disney Lorcana set.
The titles for this year's next three sets have not yet been revealed, but the release dates are:
- Disney Lorcana Set 4: May 17, 2024/May 31, 2024
- Disney Lorcana Set 5: August 9, 2024/August 23, 2024
- Disney Lorcana Set 6: November 15, 2024/November 29, 2024
For more on Disney Lorcana, check out our positive first impressions of the game and an in-depth interview with the game's co-creator.