Magic Online 2015 Core Set Prerelease and Release Events!

Posted in Feature on June 23, 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.
Magic Online 2015 Core Set
Prerelease and Release Key Dates
Prerelease Begins: Time Date
On-Sale: Time Date
Release Events End: Time Date
Redemption Guarantee: Time Date
Redemption Cutoff: Time Date
All times are PDT (for UTC, add 7 hours)
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Magic 2015 Core Set Entry Objects and Promo Cards

Playing in a Magic 2015 Core Set Prerelease Event requires one of five "Hunt" entry objects as well as either thirty-five Phantom Points, or 20 Event Tickets!

"Hunt" Entry Object Prerelease Promo Card
  • Hunt with Valor
  • Hunt with Guile
  • Hunt with Ambition
  • Hunt with Ferocity
  • Hunt with Strength
Magic 2015 Core Set Participation Avatars

Participate in the Magic Online 2015 Core Set Prerelease and Release Events, and you can earn new avatars for your Magic Online account.

New Avatar Event Participation
Nissa, Worldwaker Participate in a Magic 2015 Core Set Prerelease Competitive Sealed
Liliana Ness Participate in a Magic 2015 Core Set Prerelease Swiss Draft Event
Jace, The living Guildpact Participate in a Magic 2015 Core Set 8-4 Release Draft or 4-3-2-2 Release Draft.
Chandra, Pyromaster Participate in a Magic 2015 Core Set Release Swiss Draft or Release 16-Player Sealed.
Garruk, Apex Predator Participate in a Magic 2015 Core Set Release 64-Player Premier Single-Elimination Draft Event or Release Premier Swiss Top 8 Sealed.
Magic 2015 Core Set Prerelease Events
Magic 2015 Core Set Prerelease Swiss Draft
START TIMES Friday, July 25, 10:00 AM PDT until Monday, July 28, 10 AM PDT.
LOCATION Release Queues.
ENTRY OPTIONS
Option 1
15 Event Tickets
PRODUCT 3 Magic 2015 booster packs.
SIZE 8 players.
PLAY STYLE Swiss
FORMAT Draft.
DURATION 12 minutes deck-building time. Three rounds, each round up to 60 minutes.
PRIZES
Match Wins Prizes QPs
3 Wins 4 Magic 2015 booster packs. 1
2 Wins 2 Magic 2015 booster packs. 0
2 Wins 1 Magic 2015 booster packs. 0

Participation Prize: All participants will receive a Liliana Ness avatar.

Magic 2015 Core Set Prerelease Competitive Sealed
START TIMES Friday, July 25, 10:00 AM PDT until Monday, July 28, 10 AM PDT.
LOCATION Limited Queues.
ENTRY OPTIONS
Option 1 Option 2
20 Event Tickets plus 1 "Hunt" Prerelease Object. 35 Phantom Points plus 1 "Hunt" Prerelease Object.
PRODUCT Magic Online will provide 5 Magic 2015 booster packs for this event.
SIZE 16 players.
PLAY STYLE Swiss
FORMAT Sealed.
DURATION 20 minutes deck-building time. Four rounds, each round up to 50 minutes.
PRIZES
Match Wins Prizes QPs
4 Wins 11 Magic 2015 booster packs. 3
3 Wins 5 Magic 2015 booster packs. 1
2 Wins 1 Magic 2015 booster packs. 0

Participation Prize: All participants will receive a Niss, Worldwaker avatar.

Magic 2015 Core Set Release Events
Magic 2015 Core Set 8-4 Release Draft
START TIMES Monday, July 28, 10:00 AM PDT until Wednesday, August 13, 12:00 AM PDT.
LOCATION Release Queues.
ENTRY OPTIONS
Option 1 Option 2 Option 3
14 Event Tickets. 2 Event Tickets plus product. 1 Magic 2015 Draft Pack Event Bundle.
PRODUCT 3 Magic 2015 booster packs.
SIZE 8 players.
PLAY STYLE Single Elimination.
FORMAT Draft.
DURATION 10 minutes deck-building time. Three rounds, each round up to 50 minutes.
PRIZES
Place Prizes QPs
1st 8 Magic 2015 booster packs. 1
2nd 4 Magic 2015 booster packs. 0

Participation Prize: All participants will receive a Jace, The Living Guildpact avatar.

Magic 2015 Core Set 4-3-2-2 Release Draft
START TIMES Monday, July 28, 10:00 AM PDT until Wednesday, August 13, 12:00 AM PDT.
LOCATION Release Queues.
ENTRY OPTIONS
Option 1 Option 2 Option 3
14 Event Tickets. 2 Event Tickets plus product. 1 Magic 2015 Draft Pack Event Bundle.
PRODUCT 3 Magic 2015 booster packs.
SIZE 8 players.
PLAY STYLE Single Elimination.
FORMAT Draft.
DURATION 10 minutes deck-building time, plus three rounds up to 50 minutes each.
PRIZES
Place Prizes QPs
1st 4 Magic 2015 booster packs. 1
2nd 3 Magic 2015 booster packs. 0
3rd-4th 2 Magic 2015 booster packs. 0
PARTICIPATION PRIZE: All participants will receive a Jace, The Living Guildpact avatar.
Magic 2015 Core Set Swiss Release Draft
START TIMES Monday, July 28, 10:00 AM PDT until Wednesday, August 13, 12:00 AM PDT.
LOCATION Release Queues.
ENTRY OPTIONS
Option 1 Option 2 Option 3
14 Event Tickets. 2 Event Tickets plus product. 1 Magic 2015 Draft Pack Event Bundle.
PRODUCT 3 Magic 2015 booster packs.
SIZE 8 players.
PLAY STYLE Swiss.
FORMAT Draft.
DURATION 10 minutes deck-building time, plus three rounds up to 50 minutes each.
PRIZES
Match Wins Prizes QPs
3 Wins 3 Magic 2015 booster packs. 1
2 Wins 2 Magic 2015 booster packs. 0
1 Win 1 Magic 2015 booster packs. 0
PARTICIPATION PRIZE: All participants will receive a Chandra, Pyromaster avatar.
Magic 2015 Core Set Release 16-Player Sealed
START TIMES Monday, July 28, 10:00 AM PDT until Wednesday, August 13, 12:00 AM PDT.
LOCATION Release Queues.
ENTRY OPTIONS
Option 1 Option 2 Option 3
14 Event Tickets. 2 Event Tickets plus product. 1 Magic 2015 Draft Pack Event Bundle.
PRODUCT 3 Magic 2015 booster packs.
SIZE 8 players.
PLAY STYLE Swiss.
FORMAT Draft.
DURATION 10 minutes deck-building time, plus three rounds up to 50 minutes each.
PRIZES
Match Wins Prizes QPs
3 Wins 3 Magic 2015 booster packs. 1
2 Wins 2 Magic 2015 booster packs. 0
1 Win 1 Magic 2015 booster packs. 0
PARTICIPATION PRIZE: All participants will receive a Chandra, Pyromaster avatar.
Magic 2015 Core Set Premier Events

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