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- Amonkhet events begin on Monday, April 24 on Magic Online
- Legacy Cube is ongoing until Monday, April 24
- No Premier Play this weekend. Go enjoy an Amonkhet Prerelease!
- Upcoming Streamer Showdown on Thursday, April 27
- New account items and Treasure Chest collation coming with Amonkhet on Monday, April 24
- Upcoming extended downtime tomorrow, April 19
- Conditional downtime on Monday, April 24, if new Banned and Restricted changes are announced
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Amonkhet events begin on Monday, April 24 on Magic Online
Start joining Amonkhet events on Magic Online as soon as next Monday! Lee Sharpe revealed details last week of how we will be releasing new sets on Magic Online starting with Amonkhet. Enjoy!
Legacy Cube is ongoing until Monday, April 24
No Premier Play this weekend. Go enjoy an Amonkhet Prerelease!
We don't want you to have to choose between trying to win your slot to the Pro Tour and going to an Amonkhet Prerelease, so we made sure there won't be any Premier Play this weekend! If you're not sure where to find an Amonkhet Prerelease, check out locator.wizards.com.
Upcoming Streamer Showdown on Thursday, April 27
There will be another Streamer Showdown next week on Thursday, April 27. Check out next week's blog entry for more details!
New account items and Treasure Chest collation coming with Amonkhet on Monday, April 24
The new account items and Treasure Chest collation changes coming with Amonkhet that Lee Sharpe announced last week will be coming on Monday, April 24, along with Amonkhet events.
Upcoming extended downtime tomorrow, April 19
The upcoming downtime schedule is as follows:
|April 19||Extended downtime (5 a.m. PT/12:00 p.m. UTC)|
|April 26||No downtime|
|May 3||No downtime|
|May 17||No downtime|
Conditional downtime on Monday, April 24, if new Banned and Restricted changes are announced
There will be a downtime on Monday, April 24, if any changes to the Banned and Restricted List are announced that day. Please note that this notice should not be taken as an implication that any changes are more or less likely to be made.
General | Rules change regarding split cards has been implemented. Now, split cards in a zone other than the stack have a converted mana cost equal to the sum of each half’s converted mana cost.
General | Amonkhet card set added to Magic Online. Treasure Chests and New Account Starter Kits will be updated on Monday, April 24, prior to Amonkhet events beginning.
General | Magic Online Player rewards for March have been granted. You can see which cards those are in this article.
General | Aether Revolt prestige avatars have been granted. You can find out more about those, in this article.
Standard | Spells with X in their mana cost can now be cast when affected by the triggered ability of Gonti, Lord of Luxury.
Modern | Putting a split card on the bottom of your library from a group of revealed cards no longer causes the split card to disappear and become inaccessible.
Modern | Cards with delirium now correctly count split cards that are in the graveyard.
Modern | Cards with hybrid mana costs may now be correctly cast in situations where they could be cast for mana of any color, such as from the triggered ability of Gonti, Lord of Luxury.
Modern | Using proliferate on more than 30 cards no longer causes the game to crash.
Modern | A rare circumstance in which Mishra's Bauble would cause the game to crash has been fixed.
Modern | Plunge into Darkness now includes an OK button, and can be resolved correctly.
Modern | When cards are separated into ordered piles due to Liliana of the Veil's third ability, associations between cards are now shown.
Modern | Spawnsire of Ulamog's activated ability now costs the correct amount of mana.
Commander | Cards which add mana based on your commander's color identity, such as Command Tower and Commander's Sphere, now allow you add any color mana from your commander's color identity rather than just its color.
Duel Scene | Fixed several issues that could cause the game to restart
Ongoing and Upcoming Events
Head on over to our shiny new event calendar at MTGO.com/Calendar for an easy-to-digest breakdown of events happening all across Magic Online.