Magic Online Announcements, September 4, 2018

Posted in Magic Online on September 4, 2018

By Wizards of the Coast

Magic Online Announcements, September 4, 2018

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Legacy Cube Starts Tomorrow!

Upcoming Dev Blog

Return to Dominaria . . . Again!

PTQ Saturday

RPTQ Sunday

Magic Online Format Challenges Every Weekend

Downtimes August 29 and September 26

Legacy Cube Starts Tomorrow!

Do you like that one card, from that one set, and you just never see it anymore? Fear not, Legacy Cube starts tomorrow and you may see it again! Legacy Cube is full of awesome cards from all legal sets and gives you a chance to really diversify your play time. This starts tomorrow and ends September 27.

View the most recent changes below, or you can find the full card change list here.

Upcoming Dev Blog

There will be a dev blog coming out tomorrow, so keep your eye on the MTGO page!

Post-Game Actions Temporary Turnoff

We turned off post-game interactions for a bit to check for bugs, however, they will be available again tomorrow. This means that you will be able to do things such as show your hand, review your game, etc.

Return to Dominaria . . . Again!

Call the Cavalry, because the Dominaria Draft League has begun! Dominaria is ridiculously fun to draft and is full of possibilities . . . Seal Away your workday stress and get your draft on until Guilds of Ravnica is released.

PTQ Saturday

The Modern PTQ Finals originally scheduled for this Sunday will now be held this Saturday, September 8 at 9 a.m. PT. The winner qualifies for Pro Tour Ravnica Allegiance. How exciting! The entry options are 30 Event Tickets or 300 Play Points.

Learn more about Magic Online Pro Tour Qualifiers here.

RPTQ Sunday

A Magic Online Regional Pro Tour Qualifier (RPTQ) will take place this Sunday, September 9 at 5 a.m. PT and will use Standard format. These events are only open to players who qualified via in-store Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier events, and pre-registration is required.

For more information on RPTQ events, click here.

Magic Online Format Challenges Every Weekend

The Magic Online Format Challenges continue every weekend for Modern, Vintage, 1v1 Commander, Legacy, and Pauper formats.

NOTE: The Modern Challenge is moving—for this week (Sept. 8)—to 2 p.m. PT

Pacific Daylight Time (-7 from UTC)

Start Time

Event Type

Saturday, 2 p.m.

Modern Challenge

Saturday, 10 a.m.

Vintage Challenge

Saturday, noon

1v1 Commander Challenge

Sunday, 8 a.m.

Legacy Challenge

Sunday, 10 a.m.

Pauper Challenge

Check out this page for further event details.

Downtimes September 26 and October 24

The next two downtimes will be September 26, 3 a.m.–noon PT/-7 from UTC and October 24, 3 a.m.–noon PT/-7 from UTC. Please note that there are no more 'extended' or 'normal' downtimes; in the new world with fewer downtimes, they're all the same length of time.

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