MTG Arena System Requirements: PC, Mac, Mobile

Magic: The Gathering Arena is the premier way to play MTG digitally.
Magic: The Gathering Arena is the premier way to play MTG digitally. / WOTC

MTG: Arena is one of the most popular ways to play Magic: The Gathering, and it's available on a number of digital, including PC, Mac, and some mobile devices. The game can be surprisingly demanding on systems, especially phones with less powerful components or unsupported chipsets.

MTG Arena Minimum PC Requirements

According to the game's Epic Games Store page, MTG Arena's minimum PC requirements are:

  • OS: Windows 7 (64bit )
  • Processor: AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 5600+ or Equivalent
  • Graphics: GeForce GTX 8800 or Equivalent
  • Memory: 2 GB

MTG Arena Recommended PC Requirements

MTG Arena's recommended PC specs are:

  • OS: Windows 10 (64bit)
  • Processor: Intel Core2 Quad Q9300 @ 2.50GHz
  • Graphics: GeForce GTX 560
  • Memory: 4 GB

MTG Arena Minimum and Recommended MacOS Requirements

According to the Epic Game Store, MTG Arena's minimum and recommended macOS requirements are the same.

  • OS: macOS X/10
  • Processor: Intel Core i5
  • Memory: 4 GB
  • Graphics: 1024MB VRAM
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 minimum display resolution

MTG Arena Mobile Device Recommended Specs

Wizards of the Coast have created a guide to determine what mobile devices support MTG Arena, but here are the recommended specs for mobile devices:

  • IOS: iOS14 and up
  • Android: 6.0 (Marshmallow) or newer
  • RAM: 4 GB or more
  • Graphics API: OpenGL ES 3.0
  • Texture Compression: ETC 2
  • Recommended Chipsets: Kirin 960, Snapdragon 835, Exynos 8895

If your PC, Mac, or mobile device meets these requirements, you'll be able to play MTG Arena with no problems, jumping into one of the formats available in the game like Explorer or Alchemy. Now is a good time to download the game, as the newest set of cards, Phyrexia: All will be One, is coming very soon, adding brand-new cards and mechanics to the game.