The original Modern Masters (in short "MMA") was released on June 7, 2013. Featured 229 cards (consisting of 101 commons, 60 uncommons, 53 rares, and 15 mythic rares) ranging from Eighth Edition through Alara Reborn, The set was released in English only.
The Modern Masters compilation set has a total 229 cards (249 in 2015 Edition). Which featured a selection of currently Modern-legal cards Twenty to thirty cards feature new artwork. Cards in Time spiral block with "Timeshifted" layout having use the standard card face instead. New tokens are also present, including a new bat token.
Basic Lands, which is present in most of the booster packs, is absent in both Modern Masters sets. Instead, a premium card(foil-card), which traditionally existed in a common card slot on random basis, is included in every pack.
Specifically designed for 8 players draft, one booster box of Modern Masters series contains only 24 booster packs, compared to a regular expansion containing 36 packs.
The English booster pack in Modern Masters 2015 Edition used recyclable paper cardboard as packaging material instead of foil packs, the first set doing so in Magic history. Potential consumers should purchase packs carefully as the new packaging is easy to open without damaging the seal, which can allow for thieves to replace rare or foil cards with commons. The new packaging also has damaged cards in the pack and caused white edges and scratched foils.