Magic Online Scars of Mirrodin Prerelease News

Posted in Feature on September 29, 2010

By Wizards of the Coast

Return to the metal plane of Mirrodin and experience the newest Magic: The Gathering expansion before it goes on sale… and now prereleases start earlier than ever before! All Scars of Mirrodin prerelease players will also earn a Wurmcoil Engine prerelease card!

The Scars of Mirrodin prerelease will feature three separate parts: Sealed Swiss Flights, Booster Draft Flights, and Casual Drafts. See below for details on these great events.

NOTE: Scars of Mirrodin becomes legal in ALL constructed formats following the October 13 downtime.

SCARS OF MIRRODIN PRERELEASE SWISS SEALED FLIGHTS

START TIMES: On demand beginning Thursday, October 14 at 10:00 AM PDT (17:00 UTC) and ending Saturday, October 16 at 10:00 PM PDT (Sunday 5:00 UTC).
LOCATION: Sealed Swiss Queues room.
ENTRY REQUIREMENT: 30 Event Tickets.
PRODUCT: Magic Online will provide 6 Scars of Mirrodin booster packs for this event.
SIZE: 16 Players.
DURATION: Deck building time plus 4 rounds, Swiss Pairings. Play in all four rounds, win or lose!
PRIZES: Prizes are based on the total match points at the end of the tournament. Each match win awards 3 points and each match loss awards 0 points.

Match PointsPrizesQPs
1210 Scars of Mirrodin booster packs3
94 Scars of Mirrodin booster packs1
61 Scars of Mirrodin booster packs0

ADDITIONAL PRIZES: All players who participate in a Scars of Mirrodin Prerelease Tournament will receive 1 copy of the prerelease Wurmcoil Engine. Players with at least 9 match points at the end of the tournament will also receive a premium foil Wurmcoil Engine.

SCARS OF MIRRODIN PRERELEASE DRAFT FLIGHTS

START TIMES: On demand beginning Saturday, October 16 at 10:00 AM PDT (17:00 UTC) and ending Saturday, October 16 at 10:00 PM PDT (Sunday 5:00 UTC).
LOCATION: 8 Player Draft room.
ENTRY REQUIREMENT: 20 Event Tickets.
PRODUCT: Magic Online will provide 3 Scars of Mirrodin booster packs for this event.
SIZE: 8 Players.
DURATION: Drafting and deck building time plus 3 rounds, single elimination.
PRIZES: Prizes are based on the final standings at the end of the tournament.

PlacePrizesQPs
1st4 Scars of Mirrodin booster packs1
2nd3 Scars of Mirrodin booster packs0
3rd-4th2 Scars of Mirrodin booster packs0

ADDITIONAL PRIZES: All players who participate in a Scars of Mirrodin Prerelease Draft will receive 1 copy of the prerelease Wurmcoil Engine. The winner of the Prerelease Draft will also receive a premium foil Wurmcoil Engine.

SCARS OF MIRRODIN CASUAL DRAFT FLIGHTS

START TIMES: On demand beginning Sunday, October 17 at 10:00 AM PDT (17:00 UTC) and ending at the beginning of the scheduled downtime on Wednesday, November 3.
LOCATION: Casual Draft room.
ENTRY REQUIREMENT: Product
PRODUCT: 3 Scars of Mirrodin booster packs.
SIZE: 2, 4, or 8 Players.
DURATION: Drafting and deck building time plus 3 rounds, Swiss style pairings.
PRIZES: No Prizes for this event.

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