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Every Tuesday, we round up all of the biggest Magic Online news for the Weekly Announcements Blog.
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- Fate Reforged R&D Feature
- Ugin's Fate Promo Cards
- New Episode of Vintage Super League Next Week
- Fate Reforged Release Events
- Employee Play Policy Updates
- Daily Event Prize Rotation
- Downtime for February 4, 2015
- Upcoming Events
Fate Reforged R&D Feature
The latest R&D Feature by Allison Medwin takes an inside look at bringing Fate Reforged to Magic Online!
Check out the full article here.
Ugin's Fate Promo Cards
Fate Reforged Prerelease Events (which ran last week) and Release Events (available now through February 18) gave each participant five cards from the Ugin’s Fate boosters. Different events are awarding different cards. We’re saving Ugin himself for the future, but the rest of the alternate art promos are available through these events!
New Episode of Vintage Super League Next Week
Fate Reforged Release Events
Fate Reforged Release Events are going on now on Magic Online! For full event details, refer to the Release Events article.
Wizards of the Coast Employee Play Policy Update
We've made some changes to our Wizards Play Policy that will allow Wizards folks to play in certain Magic Events that do no not feed into premier play.
Have questions? Check out the full article here.
Daily Event Prize Rotation
Beginning after the Wednesday, February 4 downtime, Daily Events that currently award Khans of Tarkir will begin awarding one third Fate Reforged boosters and two thirds Khans of Tarkir boosters. See the below prize tables for a look at how prizes are changing in Standard Dailies and Constructed 8-Player Queues that are currently awarding Khans of Tarkir.
|4 Wins||11 Khans of Tarkir booster packs||3|
|3 Wins||6 Khans of Tarkir booster packs||1|
After February 4 Downtime
|4 Wins||7 Khans of Tarkir booster packs and 4 Fate Reforged booster packs||3|
|3 Wins||4 Khans of Tarkir booster packs and 2 Fate Reforged booster packs||1|
Constructed 8-Player Queues
|1st||5 Khans of Tarkir booster packs||2|
|2nd||3 Khans of Tarkir booster packs||1|
|3rd-4th||2 Khans of Tarkir booster packs||0|
After February 4 Downtime
|1st||3 Khans of Tarkir booster packs and 2 Fate Reforged booster packs||2|
|2nd||2 Khans of Tarkir booster packs and 1 Fate Reforged booster pack||1|
|3rd-4th||1 Khans of Tarkir booster pack and 1 Fate Reforged booster pack||0|
Refer to the full Magic Online Event Schedule for more details.
Downtime for February 4, 2015
- All tournaments will close Wednesday, February 4, 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)
February 4-February 6—Standard Pro Tour Qualifier Preliminaries
February 7—Khans of Tarkir/Fate Reforged Sealed Pro Tour Qualifier Finals 9:00 a.m. Pacific (17:00 UTC)
February 4-February 7—Khans of Tarkir/Fate Reforged Sealed Pro Tour Qualifier Preliminaries
February 8—Khans of Tarkir/Fate Reforged Sealed Pro Tour Qualifier Finals 7:00 a.m. Pacific (15:00 UTC)
February 2-February 18—Fate Reforged Release Events
February 11-February 13—Season 2 Magic Online Championship Series Preliminaries
February 14—Season 2 Magic Online Championship Series Finals 7:00 a.m. Pacific (15:00 UTC)