Magic Online Magic 2013 Prerelease Events

Posted in Feature on July 16, 2012

By Wizards of the Coast

Infinite Worlds, Infinite Possibilities

Lurking in the shadows of Magic 2013 is a nefarious force in the Multiverse, a Planeswalker unlike any other: Nicol Bolas. This mighty dragon has driven entire planes to ruin, and now he returns with a new supporting cast. You have taken the mantle of a Planeswalker, now it is time to face a greater challenge and challenge your friends--and yourself--in the ultimate battle of wits.

Magic 2013 will be on sale in the Magic Online store on July 30. The Magic 2013 Prerelease lets you experience the newest Magic 2013 core set early, starting July 26.

The Magic 2013 Prerelease will feature two separate parts: Swiss Sealed Queues and Swiss Draft Queues. See below for more information.

Note: All times are Pacific Daylight Time (UTC -7 hours).

MAGIC 2013 PRERELEASE SWISS SEALED QUEUES

START TIMES: On demand beginning Thursday, July 26, at 10:00 AM and ending Saturday, July 28, at 10:00 PM.
LOCATION: Release Queues room.
ENTRY OPTION(S): 25 Event Tickets.
PRODUCT: Magic Online will provide six Magic 2013 booster packs for this event.
SIZE: 16 Players.
DURATION: Deck building time plus four rounds, Swiss pairings. Play in all four rounds, win or lose!
PRIZES: Prizes are based on the total match points at the end of the tournament. Each match win awards 3 points and each match loss awards 0 points.

Match PointsPrizesQPs
1210 Magic 2013 booster packs3
94 Magic 2013 booster packs1
61 Magic 2013 booster packs0

ADDITIONAL PRIZES: All players who participate in a Magic 2013 Prerelease Swiss Sealed Flight will receive one copy of the prerelease Xathrid Gorgon promo card. Players with at least 9 match points at the end of the tournament will also receive a premium Xathrid Gorgon.

MAGIC 2013 SWISS DRAFT QUEUES

START TIMES: On demand beginning Saturday, July 28, at 10:00 AM and ending Sunday, July 29, at 10:00 PM.
LOCATION: Release Queues room.
ENTRY OPTION(S): 15 Event Tickets.
PRODUCT: Magic Online will provide three Magic 2013 booster packs for this event.
SIZE: 8 Players.
DURATION: Drafting and deck building time plus three rounds, Swiss pairings. Play all three rounds, win or lose!
PRIZES: Prizes are based on the total match points at the end of the tournament. Each match win awards 3 points and each match loss awards 0 points.

Match PointsPrizesQPs
94 Magic 2013 booster packs1
62 Magic 2013 booster packs0
31 Magic 2013 booster pack0

ADDITIONAL PRIZES: All players who participate in a Magic 2013 Swiss Draft will receive one copy of the prerelease Xathrid Gorgon promo card. Players with 9 points will also receive a premium Xathrid Gorgon.

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