Magic Online Announcements July 18, 2017

Posted in Magic Online on July 18, 2017

By Wizards of the Coast

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Hour of Devastation is available now on Magic Online!

You can now play Hour of Devastation on Magic Online! Leagues are open and product is available to purchase.

More information about the Hour of Devastation release on Magic Online can be found in Lee Sharpe’s article here.

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Team Draft Super League tonight at 5 p.m. PT

Team Draft Super League is back tonight at 5 p.m. PT. Team Draft Super League is a live streamed event Tuesday nights on our Twitch channel. You can also watch past Team Draft Super Leagues on our YouTube channel.

This week teams Goat Stew and Peach Garden Oath battle it out in this elimination event! See the team roster below:

Goat Stew Peach Garden Oath
Jelger Wiegersma Reid Duke
Mike Hron Owen Turtenwald
Rich Hoaen William Jensen

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Streamer Showdown this Thursday, July 20

There will be a new Streamer Showdown this Thursday. If you've never seen a Streamer Showdown before, they come in two eight-player events that feature some of the best streamers in the community brawling it out on Magic Online. If you're trying to improve your game, Magic Online streamers are some of the best players out there—and some of the best teachers, too. Even if you're already a Magic pro, throw your support behind one of the competitors and cheer them on from their Twitch chat!

For this Streamer Showdown, the streamers will be taking on an Hour of Devastation draft! Here is the lineup for this Streamer Showdown:

1 p.m.. (UTC -7)

Name Twitch Handle
CalebD CalebDMTG
LRRMtG loadingreadyrun
schnoog jamietopples
gabyspartz gabyspartz
mrs_mulligan mrs_mulligan
Smrt bomb lookinglasself
Em_TeeGee Em_TeeGee
LordTupperware LordTupperware

6 p.m. (UTC -7)

Name Twitch Handle
CalebD CalebDMTG
trumpetman Nealoliver88
NovaSandler modogrinder1
zmagic zmagic94
Ilyon Ilyon_
phot squeethegoblin
scaldinghotsoup scaldinghotsoup
GMANSokol GMANSokol


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Magic Online streamer Caleb Durward completes day 365!

This Thursday, Caleb Durward will be completing his 365th consecutive day streaming Magic Online! Watch Caleb finish his yearlong streaming venture on his Twitch channel Thursday, July 20. Congrats on the accomplishment, Caleb!

Stream time will be announced soon, make sure to follow @CalebDMTG and @MagicOnline on Twitter to stay up to date!

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Standard PTQ for Pro Tour Ixalan Friday, July 21

Attention all Pro Tour hopefuls: A Pro Tour Qualifier (PTQ) is approaching! We hope to see you in the PTQ Finals on Friday, July 21 at 9 a.m. PT. There is no need to qualify through a Preliminary – simply join this event with 30 Event Tickets, 300 Play Points or a spare Blue Constructed PTQ Finals Entry Token!

Learn more about Magic Online Pro Tour Qualifiers here.

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Hour of Devastation/Amonkhet Sealed MOCS Monthly Saturday, July 22

A Magic Online Championship Series (MOCS) Hour of Devastation/Amonkhet Sealed Monthly Event is coming up on July 22! Players can enter the event with 35 Qualifier Points (QPs), and top finishers qualify for the last remaining Playoff Event on November 11.

Monthly and Playoff Events also award top players MOCS Leaderboard Points for the year. Top players on the Leaderboard at the end of the 2017 MOCS will qualify for the year-end Championship event.

We look forward to seeing you on July 22 for the latest Monthly Event! Learn more about the 2017 Magic Online Championship Series here.


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Hour of Devastation/Amonkhet Sealed PTQ for Pro Tour Ixalan Sunday, July 23

Attention all Pro Tour hopefuls: A Pro Tour Qualifier (PTQ) is approaching! We hope to see you in the PTQ Finals on Sunday, July 23 at 7 a.m. PT.

Learn more about Magic Online Pro Tour Qualifiers here.

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Magic Online Format Challenges back this weekend

The Magic Online Format Challenges introduced a new prize structure and recurring weekend events for Modern, Vintage, 1v1 Commander, Legacy, and Pauper formats! Check out Lee Sharpe's article for specific details.

Events begin this Saturday, July 22 at 8:00 a.m. PT.

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No downtime tomorrow, July 19

There will be no downtime on Wednesday, July 19. The next two downtimes will be July 26 and August 23, both of which will be extended (3 a.m. PT/10:00 p.m. UTC).

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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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