Gwent: The Witcher Card Game is finally available for everyone on iOS - and if you haven't got an iOS device, you can even download it on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC, so everyone should have a device which can access the game.

Sorry to Android users - Gwent isn't available for you right now, but we will let you know as soon as it's available.

As a bonus to iOS and PC users, you can freely transfer your progress between the two, which is currently not possible on the console versions.

You should have already seen our introduction to Gwent: The Witcher Card Game guide, and if you haven't you definitely should right now. Once you've brushed up on the basics of how Gwent plays now, it's time to head into something more challenging, and nothing ups the stakes quite like the Arena mode.

Arena mode differs to the standard gameplay of Gwent in a number of ways, and this guide is here to give you the knowledge you need in advance to take on the online players. Brush up on your skills, and read on below…

High stakes

To enter the Arena mode you need to pay up. You can simply pay real money - not worth it - special Arena entry tokens or you can use 150 ore, which is earnable from your Reward Tree.

Once you're in, you will find that there are nine tiers, and each time you win you'll rise up and earn better rewards. Sounds good, but you can easily get knocked out, too.

You'll be kicked out once you've lost three times, and then you'll get the rewards associated with wherever you managed to get to in the tiers. Of course, you don't want to get kicked out early, and to ensure you last as long as possible, you'll need a good deck. Though, you won't be able to build your perfect deck before going in to Arena mode…

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