Magic Online Announcements, February 8, 2022

Posted in Magic Online on February 8, 2022

By Wizards of the Coast

Magic Online Announcements, February 8, 2022

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2022 Premier Play Information

Black Is Magic Celebration

Treasure Chest Updates

Innistrad: Double Feature Ends Thursday

Pioneer Qualifier Saturday

Modern Qualifier Sunday

Limited Preliminaries Switch Thursday

Magic Online Format Challenges Every Weekend

Innistrad: Crimson Vow on Magic Online

Downtime February 9


Black Is Magic Celebration

Celebrate Black History and excellence during February and every month with us here on Magic Online! Read on to find out how you can score the entire Secret Lair: Black Is Magic drop by simply playing Magic!

Black Is Magic on MTGO

For each week in February, we'll be keeping tabs on accounts that simply play and finish an entire game of Magic each week. Whether that's a round in the Pauper League, a match playing Innistrad: Double Feature or Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty draft, or just a Commander game with friends, you'll eventually be able to earn all these cards on March 1.

Playing games during these weeks will earn you the following cards. But if you just play a game each week in February, you're in the clear to receive the entire Secret Lair drop on Magic Online!

  • Week 1: Shalai, Voice of Plenty
  • Week 2 (started today at midnight PT): Cultivate
  • Week 3: Path of Ancestry
  • Week 4: Ponder
  • Two-Week Combo: Kaya, Ghost Assassin
  • Three-Week Combo: Sol Ring
  • Four-Week Combo: Teferi, Hero of Dominaria

Read more about the Secret Lair: Black Is Magic drop.


Treasure Chest Update

The Treasure Chest page has been updated with the latest changes coming with the release of Kamigawa: Neon Dynstasy. Go check it out before events go live!


Innistrad: Double Feature Ends Thursday

Innistrad: Double Feature is here! This spooky mashup of Innistrad: Midnight Hunt and Innistrad: Crimson Vow is coming to Magic Online from January 26 to February 10. This initial two-week run is the only place you'll be able to find the sweet Dracula series treatments on Magic Online, so this is a frighteningly fun event you won't want to miss!

You can find out all the details on Innistrad: Double Feature here. For Magic Online, the Endless Ranks of the Dead promo card will be found in Treasure Chests with the release of Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty!

Event Details

Draft League

  • Entry Options: 12 Event Tickets or 120 Play Points
  • Prizes:
    • 3 Wins – 240 Play Points, 3 MOCS Season 1 Qualifier Points, 1 Competitive Trophy
    • 2 Wins – 80 Play Points

Sealed League

  • Entry Options: 24 Event Tickets or 240 Play Points
  • Prizes:
    • 5 Wins – 540 Play Points, 5 MOCS Season 1 QP, 1 Competitive Trophy
    • 4 Wins – 360 Play Points, 2 MOCS Season 1 QP
    • 3 Wins – 150 Play Points, 1 MOCS Season 1 QP

Single-Elimination Draft Queue

  • Entry Options: 15 Event Tickets or 150 Play Points
  • Prizes:
    • 1st Place – 480 Play Points, 3 MOCS Season 1 QP, 1 Competitive Trophy
    • 2nd Place – 240 Play Points, 1 MOCS Season 1 QP

Pioneer Qualifier Saturday

On Saturday, February 12, there will be a Pioneer Qualifier with a start time of 7 a.m. PT (15:00 UTC). The event costs 40 Season 1 QPs, and the winner will earn an invitation to the New Capenna Championship event on MTG Arena.

Learn more about Qualifier events here.


Modern Qualifier Sunday

On Sunday, February 13, there will be a Modern Qualifier with a start time of 7 a.m. PT (15:00 UTC). The event costs 40 Season 1 QPs, and the winner will earn an invitation to the New Capenna Championship event on MTG Arena.

Learn more about Qualifier events here.


Limited Preliminaries Switch Thursday

Limited Preliminaries will continue to feature the Modern Horizons 2 format until Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty events go live on February 10. Entry options will remain 45 Event Tickets and 450 Play Points until that time.


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:

  • Pauper 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.


Innistrad: Crimson Vow on Magic Online

Check out all the Magic Online release info for Innistrad: Crimson Vow in our dedicated release article. Be sure to also check out the updates to the Treasure Chest page.


Next Downtime February 9

The next downtime will be tomorrow, February 9, beginning at 9 a.m. and continuing until noon. All times listed are Pacific Standard Time (UTC-8). This is for the release of Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty.

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