Magic Online Announcements December 22, 2014

Posted in Magic Online on December 22, 2014

By David Whitfield

David works on the Magic community team as a content specialist. He spends his days writing about Magic Online and trying to play too many colors at once in Limited.

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The Last Blog of 2014

Today marks the last Weekly Announcements Blog of 2014. Tomorrow, we'll be posting a Magic Online holiday card of sorts, in the form of this week's article. After that? We will return to our regularly scheduled content on Monday, January 5, 2015.

Thank you for playing, and happy holidays from Magic Online!


Last Chance Qualifiers

Your Last Chance Qualifiers to get a shot at the Magic Online Championship and an invite to Pro Tour Dragons of Tarkir are coming up soon! The final Last Chance Qualifier runs on Saturday, December 27, at 9:00 a.m. and will be Holiday Cube Sealed.

Check out the 2014 Magic Online Championship Series page for more details.


Don't Forget Modern Masters Drafts

Don't forget, Modern Masters Swiss and 8-4 Drafts start up again on Monday, January 5, following the downtime!

Get the full event details here.


Holiday Schedule Changes for Magic Online

Due to the upcoming Holiday Season, some Magic Online services and regularly scheduled maintenances will be delayed or rescheduled as follows. All times are Pacific (UTC -8).

  • Magic Online Holiday Downtime schedule
  • Monday, December 22: Specially scheduled Magic Online Downtime 8:00 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Wednesday, December 24: No Magic Online Scheduled Downtime
  • Wednesday, December 31: No Magic Online Scheduled Downtime
  • Monday, January 5, 2015: Specially schedule Magic Online Downtime 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Wednesday, January 14: Regularly scheduled Magic Online Wednesday downtimes resume.

Please note that redemption tokens will only be processed and removed during downtimes. Redemption orders processed during the 12/22 and 1/5 downtimes will be shipped after Thursday, January 8, due to holiday warehouse closures. Please plan accordingly! There will be no downtime on Wednesday, January 7. Downtimes will return to their regular Wednesday schedule on Wednesday, January 14.


Upcoming Downtime for January 5, 2015

As noted above, there will be a downtime on Monday, January 5 from 8:00 a.m. until 12 p.m. Pacific (UTC-8). We will return to our regularly scheduled Wednesday downtimes on Wednesday, January 14.

Please plan ahead!


Downtime for December 22, 2014

  • All tournaments will close Wednesday, December 22, at 5:00 a.m. Pacific (13:00 UTC)
  • Store and trade activity will be suspended at approximately 7:45 a.m. Pacific(15:45 UTC)
  • The system will be down from 8:00 a.m. Pacific (16:00 UTC) until 12:00 p.m. Pacific (20:00 UTC)


Upcoming Events

December 22-January 5Holiday Cube Queues and Urza Block Flashback Drafts

December 24-December 27Khans of Tarkir Sealed Pro Tour Qualifier Preliminaries

December 27Last Chance Qualifier #2 9:00 a.m. Pacific (17:00 UTC)

December 28Khans of Tarkir Sealed Pro Tour Qualifier Finals 7:00 a.m. Pacific (15:00 UTC)

December 31-January 2Standard Pro Tour Qualifier Preliminaries

December 31-January 3Khans of Tarkir Sealed Pro Tour Qualifier Preliminaries

January 3Standard Pro Tour Qualifier Finals 9:00 a.m. Pacific (17:00 UTC)

January 4Khans of Tarkir Sealed Pro Tour Qualifier Finals 7:00 a.m. Pacific (15:00 UTC)

January 5-January 13Modern Masters 8-4 and Swiss Draft Queues

January 7-January 9Season 1 Magic Online Championship Series Preliminaries

January 10Season 1 Magic Online Championship Series Finals 7:00 a.m. Pacific (15:00 UTC)

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