What Is the Magic Online Weekly Announcements Blog?
Every Tuesday, we round up all of the biggest Magic Online news for the Weekly Announcements Blog.
Check in weekly for the latest updates!
- Magic Online Battle for Zendikar Prerelease and Release Events
- Modern Leagues and Other Magic Online Event Updates
- Newly Updated Legacy Cube Events Running Now
- Modern Super League Champion Crowned Tonight!
- Mulligan Rule Update
- Banned and Restricted Updates
- Double Pro Tour Qualifier Weekend
- Downtime for September 30, 2015
- Build Notes
- Ongoing and Upcoming Events
- Download Magic Online
Magic Online Battle for Zendikar Prerelease and Release Events
Join the battle for Zendikar from the comfort of your own home with Magic Online Battle for Zendikar Prerelease and release events! Prerelease events start Friday, October 9 and runs through the weekend.
Get the full event details here.
Modern Leagues and Other Magic Online Event Updates
Lee Sharpe, Digital Product Manager for Magic Online Events, returns to bring players the latest news and event updates. Get Magic Online updates across a wide variet of formats, including an updated Daily Event schedule, changes to eight-player queue prize structure, and more.
For all of you Modern fans out there, the biggest news is going to be our new Modern League that begins on September 30, following the downtime!
Read the full article here.
Newly Updated Legacy Cube Events Running Now
Randy Buehler's latest article details the second round of updates to the Magic Online Legacy Cube. Check it out for a list of what's changed and a link to the full Cube list!
Modern Super League Champion Crowned Tonight!
If you missed it the first time around, Randy Buehler wrote an article that details how three Super League mini-seasons will qualify players for a Super League Championship later this year. Who will emerge as the Super League grand champion? Find out by watching along!
Mulligan Rule Update
The new mulligan rule takes effect on Magic Online next Wednesday, October 7, just in time for Battle for Zendikar Prerelease events!
Get more information on the new mulligan rule here.
Banned and Restricted Updates
The recently announced banned and restricted updates are coming to Magic Online following the Wednesday, October 7 downtime.
Get more information and the full list of updates to the Banned and Restricted list here.
Double Pro Tour Qualifier Weekend
Attention all Pro Tour hopefuls, there's a double Pro Tour Qualifier (PTQ) weekend coming up! Modern Pro Tour Qualifier Preliminaries and the Magic Origins Sealed Pro Tour Qualifier Preliminaries begin tomorrow, September 30, and run through the day preceding each Finals Event.
Learn more about PTQs on Magic Online and get the full schedule here.
Downtime for September 30, 2015
- All tournaments will close Wednesday, September 30, at 5:00 a.m. Pacific (12:00 UTC)
- Store and trade activity will be suspended at approximately 7:45 a.m. Pacific (14:45 UTC)
- The system will be down from 8:00 a.m. Pacific (15:00 UTC) until 12:00 p.m. Pacific (19:00 UTC)
- The MOCS and MOPR Season 10 Promos will be granted during this downtime.
Ongoing and Upcoming Events
Now–October 9—Legacy Cube Events
September 30–October 2—Modern Pro Tour Qualifier Preliminaries
September 30–October 3—Magic Origins Sealed Pro Tour Qualifier Preliminaries
October 3—Modern Pro Tour Qualifier Finals 9:00 a.m. Pacific (16:00 UTC)
October 4—Magic Origins Sealed Pro Tour Qualifier Finals 7:00 a.m. Pacific (14:00 UTC)
October 9–12—Battle for Zendikar Prerelease Events
October 12–28—Battle for Zendikar Release Events
October 21–23—Season 10 Magic Online Championship Series Preliminaries
October 24—Season 10 Magic Online Championship Series Finals 7:00 a.m. Pacific (14:00 UTC)