Magic Online Announcements, November 16, 2021

Posted in Magic Online on November 16, 2021

By Wizards of the Coast

Magic Online Announcements, November 16, 2021

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Premier Play Schedule – Current Season

Innistrad: Crimson Vow on Magic Online

Magic Online Calendar

Eternal Weekend Dates

Modern Horizons 2 Returns

Innistrad Chaos Draft Starts Wednesday

Pioneer Qualifier Saturday

Modern Qualifier Sunday

Magic Online Format Challenges Every Weekend

Downtime December 15


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.


Magic Online Calendar

Be sure to check out the Magic Online Calendar, where you can find all of our upcoming events, whether they are Premier Play events such as Showcase Challenges or Alternate Play events such as Cube!


Eternal Weekend Dates

Get ready for Eternal Weekend 2021, taking place through Magic Online starting this weekend!

  • Legacy Events
    • Wasteland Event: Friday, November 19, at 5:00 p.m. PT (01:00 Saturday UTC)
    • Bayou Event: Saturday, November 20, at 2:00 a.m. PT (10:00 UTC)
    • Sylvan Library Event: Sunday, November 21, at 10:00 a.m. PT (18:00 UTC)
  • Vintage events will be held on Magic Online on the following weekend of November 26–28, 2021.

The All-Access pass is back for these events, with six new artworks featuring some of the most iconic cards in both formats up for grabs as prizes. Entry Tokens with All-Access are now on sale in the Magic Online Store. Check out all the details over on Magic.gg and mark your calendar for Eternal Weekend 2021!


Modern Horizons 2 Returns

While we currently have Vintage Cube up and running, it's time to bring back another fan favorite: Modern Horizons 2 Draft! We're bringing back the non-Phantom Draft League now through January 5 with the same prize structure and chance to open a Ragavan, Nimble Pilferer you know and love!

  • Entry Options:
    • 25 Event Tickets
    • 3 Modern Horizons 2 boosters and 4 Event Tickets
    • 250 Play Points
  • Prizes:
    • 3 Wins – 6 Modern Horizons 2 boosters, 2 MOCS Season 3 QPs, and a Competitive Trophy
    • 2 Wins – 2 Modern Horizons 2 boosters

Innistrad Chaos Draft Starts Wednesday

From November 17–24, you will be able to find Innistrad Chaos Draft in the Limited Play Lobby. In this three-round Draft format, each of the eight players will open a random booster pack from among all seven Innistrad sets. The Spooky Season may be over for now, but Innistrad horrors (including opening a booster pack of Avacyn Restored) live on forever!


Pioneer Qualifier Saturday

On Saturday, November 20, there will be a Pioneer Qualifier with a start time of 9 a.m. PT (17:00 UTC). The event costs 40 Season 3 QPs, and the winner will earn an invitation to the Neon Dynasty Championship event on MTG Arena.

Learn more about Qualifier events here.


Modern Qualifier Sunday

On Sunday, November 21, there will be a Modern Qualifier with a special start time of 1 a.m. PT (09:00 UTC). The event costs 40 Season 3 QPs, and the winner will earn an invitation to the Neon Dynasty Championship event on MTG Arena.

Learn more about Qualifier events here.


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. NOTE: Pauper, Vintage, and Standard Challenges are never pre-empted.

New for MOCS Season 3: Pauper Showcase Challenges are held at 8 a.m. Saturday and do not pre-empt the Modern Challenge.

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


Next Downtime December 15

The next downtime will be on Wednesday, December 15, beginning at 9 a.m. and continuing until noon. All times listed are Pacific Standard time (UTC-8).

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