Magic Online Announcements, April 26, 2022

Posted in Magic Online on April 26, 2022

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Magic Online Announcements, April 26, 2022

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2022 Premier Play Information

Streets of New Capenna on Magic Online

Kamigawa Remix Ends Tomorrow

Pioneer Challenges Upgraded to Large Events

Congrats to Our Season 1 Showcase Qualifiers

Changes to MOCS Season 2 Announced

Magic Online Format Challenges Every Weekend

Downtime April 27


Streets of New Capenna on Magic Online

Shimmy on over to today's release article to learn all about Streets of New Capenna's Magic Online release coming this Thursday, April 28. Also be sure to check out the updated Treasure Chest info page and the Streets of New Capenna redemption info below:

  • Redemption Begins: May 25, 2022
  • Redemption Reprint Guarantee Date: September 7, 2022
  • Redemption Cutoff Date: October 12, 2022

Kamigawa Remix Ends Tomorrow

Experience the new Magic Online Draft format that features cards from all four Kamigawa sets, running from April 20–27. You can read all about it and check out the full card list in the announcement article.


Pioneer Challenges Upgraded to Large Events

Since demand for Pioneer events has increased, we have now moved Pioneer Challenges from a Small Event to a Large Event. This means that prizes now extend down to 64th place!


Congrats to Our Season 1 Showcase Qualifiers

Congratulations to the players who qualified for the Season 1 Showcase on June 18!

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Changes to Season 2 MOCS Invitations Announced

As part of our Digital Premier Play announcement on Thursday, the following changes have been made to MOCS Season 2:

  • Starting with Season 2, both the winner and runner-up of the MOCS Showcase will earn invitations to the World Championship in 2023!
    • The winner of MOCS Showcase Season 1 in June will instead earn an invitation to the first Pro Tour of 2023.
  • Qualifiers and Super Qualifiers will now feed into the Regional Championships. These events are slated to start up again in July when tabletop's qualifying season begins.
  • MOCS Showcase Qualifiers and the MOCS Leaderboard will give invitations to the Pro Tour.
  • MOCS Showcase Opens will give invitations only to the winner starting with Season 2 (previously winner and runner-up).

Our next Premier Events will be Showcase Challenges on May 7–8. Full details are available at the links at the top of this blog.


Magic Online Format Challenges Every Weekend

Format Challenges are the first step toward qualifying for Premier Play through your favorite Magic formats and provide excellent prizes for those looking to test their mettle in their favorite formats. Learn more about Premier Play qualification to get started today.

Magic Online's Format Challenges run once on Saturdays and once on Sundays for each Constructed format! On weekends featuring Showcase Challenge events, the Format Challenge that starts at either 6 a.m., 8 a.m., or 10 a.m. Pacific time is pre-empted by the Showcase Challenge—Format Challenges scheduled at other times remain in place.

NOTES:

  • Vintage and Standard Challenges are never pre-empted.
  • Saturday Legacy Challenges require 32 players and give prizes to Top 32.
  • Sunday Legacy Challenges require 64 players and give prizes to Top 64.

Check out the Magic Online Format Challenges page for further event details.


Next Downtime April 27

The next downtime will be tomorrow, April 27, beginning at 9 a.m. and continuing until noon. All times listed are Pacific Daylight Time (UTC-7). This is for the release of Streets of New Capenna.

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