MTG Arena Announcements, April 20, 2022

Posted in Magic Digital on April 20, 2022

By Wizards of the Coast

Digital Premier Play Announcements

We have some big announcements covering the digital Premier Play system, how that plugs into the highest levels of tabletop play, as well as new opportunities we have in store for both MTG Arena and Magic Online. Check out The Digital Premier Play Path article for all the details!

Streets of New Capenna Arrives in MTG Arena April 28!

The glitzy new Magic set, Streets of New Capenna, and its greedy five crime families muscle into MTG Arena on Thursday, April 28!

If you want to get an early tabletop taste of the set, head down to your local game store for the Prerelease events April 22–28 to play in-person Sealed matches!

Grab Streets of New Capenna Preorder Bundles Now!

Whether you're a competitive or casual player, don't miss your opportunity to get a head start on collecting the new set by grabbing one—or both!—of these preorder bundles for Streets of New Capenna before they disappear on April 28:

Elspeth Pack Bundle


  • Elspeth Resplendent sleeve (available at purchase)

    Elspeth Resplendent sleeve

  • 50x Streets of New Capenna packs (granted upon set release)
  • 1x Elspeth Resplendent card (granted upon set release)
  • Elspeth Resplendent depth art card style (granted upon set release)

Ob Nixilis Play Bundle


  • Ob Nixilis, the Adversary sleeve (available at purchase)

    Ob Nixilis standing proudly over his defeated enemy, Xander

  • Construct pet (available at purchase)
  • Set Mastery Pass (granted upon set release)
  • 3x Player Draft Tokens (granted upon set release)
  • 1x Sealed token (granted upon set release)
  • 1x Ob Nixilis, the Adversary card (granted upon set release)
  • Ob Nixilis, the Adversary depth art card style

Tinkerer's Cube Now through April 28

The Tinkerer's Cube is happening now through April 28. Draft three 14-card packs for Best-of-One and Best-of-Three matches with a chance to win gold and Historic individual card rewards! This is a Phantom event, so drafted cards are not added to your collection.

Find out more, plus the full card list and updates, in the Tinkerer's Cube article.

Early Stream Access: Get a Peek at Streets of New Capenna Play!

Catch your favorite Magic streamers playing with Streets of New Capenna before it comes out! Tune in to Twitch on April 26 for a 24-hour celebration of the new set and follow @MTG_Arena for the latest on #MTGCapenna!

Event Schedule

Midweek Magic

Midweek Magic events begin on Tuesdays at 8 a.m. PT and end on Thursdays at 11 a.m. PT.

  • April 26–28: Historic Brawl
  • May 3–5: Streets of New Capenna Bot Draft
  • May 10–12: Standard
  • May 17–19: Artisan

Quick Draft

  • April 22–29: Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty
  • April 29–May 13: Kaldheim
  • May 13–27: Streets of New Capenna
  • May 27–June 10: Strixhaven: School of Mages
  • June 10–24: Streets of New Capenna
  • June 24–July 8: Innistrad: Midnight Hunt

Arena Opens

  • May 14–15: Mixed Limited Streets of New Capenna
    • Day 1: Sealed, Day 2: Traditional Draft

Other Events

  • April 15–28: Tinkerer's Cube
  • April 28–May 20: Sealed Streets of New Capenna
  • Beginning May 12: Streets of New Capenna festivals—details coming soon!
  • May 20–23: Streets of New Capenna Constructed

April 2022 Ranked Season

The April 2022 Ranked Season begins March 31 at 12:05 p.m. PT (19:05 UTC) and ends on April 30 at 12 p.m. PT (19:00 UTC).

  • Bronze Reward: 1 Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty Pack
  • Silver Reward: 1 Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty Pack + 500 gold
  • Gold Reward: 2 Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty Packs + 1,000 gold + Secluded Courtyard card style
  • Platinum Reward: 3 Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty Packs + 1,000 gold + Secluded Courtyard card style + Thundering Raiju card style
  • Diamond Reward: 4 Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty Packs + 1,000 gold + Secluded Courtyard card style + Thundering Raiju card style
  • Mythic Reward: 5 Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty Packs + 1,000 gold + Secluded Courtyard card style + Thundering Raiju card style

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