Magic Online Announcements April 4, 2017

Posted in Magic Online on April 4, 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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Throwback Standard Gauntlet begins tomorrow, April 5

The Throwback Standard Gauntlet is back on the schedule! Starting tomorrow, you'll be able to enjoy the Standard environment of Mirage-Tempest with preconstructed decks on Magic Online. For more information, click here.

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Aether Revolt-Kaladesh Sealed MOCS Open on Saturday, April 8

A Sealed Magic Online Championship Series (MOCS) Open Event is coming up on Saturday, April 8! 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.

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Legacy Cube returns again

That's right! Legacy Cube is coming back for another round. Ready to see the new card list? Keep an eye out for the details tomorrow!

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Legacy Challenge on Saturday, April 8

The next Legacy Challenge is coming up on April 8! Big prizes are on the line for the Top 8, like the ten original dual lands, Rishadan Port, Wasteland, and more. Get the full event details here.

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April MOPR Promo cards

The April MOPR period runs from March 29, 2017, through April 26, 2017. Here are the promo cards:

Event Promo

Oracle's Vault

Store Promo

Servo Exhibition

Play in one or more events during the February MOPR period and you'll get a non-premium Oracle's Vault. Five or more and you'll get an additional premium Oracle's Vault. Spend at least $20 total in the Magic Online Store during this MOPR period and you'll get a non-premium Servo Exhibition. By spending $40 or more, you'll get an additional premium Servo Exhibition.

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Hour of Devastation Modern Pro Tour Qualifier on Sunday, April 9

Attention all Pro Tour hopefuls: a Pro Tour Qualifier (PTQ) is approaching! We hope to see you in the PTQ Finals on Sunday, April 9!

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.

After Monday, April 10, Constructed Pro Tour Qualifier Preliminaries will revert to Standard format.

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Vintage Super League concludes tonight

Season 6 of Vintage Super League concludes tonight! Tune it at 5 p.m. PT on twitch.tv/magic to catch the finale live! For more information on Vintage Super League, check out their website here.

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Modern Masters 2017 events end on April 12

Modern Masters 2017 is on Magic Online! Jump in a queue and get ready to Draft like a master before its gone! Find out more details here.

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No downtime this week

There is no downtime scheduled for this week.

The upcoming downtime schedule is as follows:

Date Downtime Status
April 5 No downtime
April 12 No downtime
April 19 Extended downtime (3 a.m. PT/10:00 a.m. UTC)
April 26 No downtime

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Ongoing and Upcoming Events

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

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