Magic: The Gathering Arena

Magic the Gathering: Arena current version

Application Details:

Version: Current
License: Free to use
Votes: 9
Latest Rating: Garbage
Latest Wine Version Tested: 7.10

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Free Download Official free to play client, version for Windows

Test Results

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What works

The game installs and runs as expected.

What does not

In-game purchases do not work (see Magic: The Gathering Arena shows a white window when trying to add fund).

If you intend to never pay for playing, the rating would be Gold.

In case you want buy cards or other in-game items you need access to an MTG Arena installation on an officially supported OS to do the purchase. Then the rating is Silver.


Without registry changes you cannot use alt-tab to switch to another program and back (see the "Workaround: Mouse focus issue" entry in the "HowTo / Notes" section).

What was not tested

Everything was tested.

Hardware tested


  • GPU: Nvidia
  • Driver: proprietary

Additional Comments

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowEndeavourOSJun 14 20227.10Yes No YesGarbageRay Redondo 
ShowArch Linux x86_64Apr 25 20227.7Yes Yes NoPlatinumrdbisme 
ShowManjaro Linux 21.0.7Nov 15 20216.16-stagingYes Yes YesSilverReportr 
CurrentopenSUSE Leap 15.2Jun 02 20216.9Yes Yes YesSilverIngo 
ShowManjaro 20.2.1 NibiaApr 23 20216.6Yes Yes YesGoldMerlin 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
32342 Multiple applications and games using 'Webkit' or 'Blink' web browser engine crash on startup ('Arial' and 'Times New Roman' font face name validation) STAGED View
47753 Magic The Gathering: Arena (MTGA) issue crashing on start UNCONFIRMED View
48121 Unity games do not fire OnApplicationFocus/OnApplicationPause events on focus regain STAGED View
49627 Magic The Gathering: Arena Update manager needs Windows.Foundation.Diagnostics.AsyncCausalityTracer RESOLVED NOTOURBUG View
50537 Magic the gathering Arena Installer: shows a grey background instead of black UNCONFIRMED View
50588 Magic the gathering Arena: Game crashes after a game finished UNCONFIRMED View
50696 Magic: The Gathering Arena shows a white window when trying to add fund UNCONFIRMED View
50903 Magic the gathering Arena (MTGA) crashes when launching the game UNCONFIRMED View

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HowTo / Notes

Wine Version

Make sure you use a wine version > 5.9. Prior versions suffer from a bug that causes the client to constantly crash when downloading the initial assets ( This has been fixed in wine versions > 5.9.

Other wine versions with known issues for MTGA:

Workaround: Mouse focus issue

After you moved your mouse outside the client or switched to a different virtual desktop, MTGA will not regain focus if you get back to the application.

To fix this focus issue you can  add a registry key by running:

wine reg ADD 'HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Wine\X11 Driver' /v UseTakeFocus /d 'N' /f


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