Magic Online Announcements April 11, 2017

Posted in Magic Online on April 11, 2017

By Nicholas Wolfram

Nicholas Wolfram fell promptly in love with tabletop and video games when he was only two years old, and he has been writing about them since he figured out how words worked. Now he puts together words about Magic, which he started playing way back in 2000.

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Legacy Cube starts tomorrow, April 12

That's right! Legacy Cube is coming back for another round. Check out Jules Robins's article here for more details on structure and cardlist changes, or go straight to the full cardlist here.


Aether Revolt-Kaladesh Sealed MOCS Open on Saturday, April 15

A Sealed Magic Online Championship Series (MOCS) Open Event is coming up on Saturday, April 15! No Qualifier Points are needed; players use Event Tickets or Play Points to enter instead. The winner of the tournament will receive an invitation to Pro Tour Hour of Devastation in Kyoto and an invitation to the Magic Online Championship!

We look forward to seeing you on April 8 for the latest event! Learn more about the 2017 Magic Online Championship Series here.


Kaladesh-Aether Revolt Sealed Pro Tour Qualifier on Sunday, April 16

Attention all Pro Tour hopefuls: a Pro Tour Qualifier (PTQ) is approaching! We hope to see you in the PTQ Finals on Sunday, April 16!

Remember, the Pro Tour Qualifier Preliminaries now follow a set weekly schedule, thanks to the redesigned PTQ system that Magic Online Events Manager Lee Sharpe announced here.

Learn more about Magic Online Pro Tour Qualifiers here.


Modern Masters 2017 and Throwback Standard events end tomorrow, April 12

Modern Masters 2017 and the Throwback Standard Gauntlet events end tomorrow! This is your last chance to jump in a queue and draft like a master or relive the days of Mirage-Tempest Standard! Find out more details on Modern Masters 2017 here and details on Throwback Standard Gauntlets here.


Play new sets on Magic Online soone than ever before

Tomorrow, Lee Sharpe will be go over the schedule for when new sets are released on Magic Online in tomorrow’s article on the Amonkhet release plan. Don't miss it!


No downtime this week

The upcoming downtime schedule is as follows:

Date Downtime Status
April 12 No downtime
April 19 Extended downtime (5 a.m. PT/12 p.m. UTC)
April 26 No downtime
May 3 No downtime


Ongoing and Upcoming Events

Head on over to our shiny new event calendar at for an easy-to-digest breakdown of events happening all across Magic Online.


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