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- The Last Blog of 2014
- Last Chance Qualifiers
- Don't Forget Modern Masters Drafts
- Holiday Downtimes
- Upcoming Downtime for January 5, 2015
- Downtime for December 17, 2014
- Upcoming Events
The Last Blog of 2014
Today marks the last Weekly Announcements Blog of 2014. Tomorrow, we'll be posting a Magic Online holiday card of sorts, in the form of this week's article. After that? We will return to our regularly scheduled content on Monday, January 5, 2015.
Thank you for playing, and happy holidays from Magic Online!
Last Chance Qualifiers
Your Last Chance Qualifiers to get a shot at the Magic Online Championship and an invite to Pro Tour Dragons of Tarkir are coming up soon! The final Last Chance Qualifier runs on Saturday, December 27, at 9:00 a.m. and will be Holiday Cube Sealed.
Check out the 2014 Magic Online Championship Series page for more details.
Don't Forget Modern Masters Drafts
Don't forget, Modern Masters Swiss and 8-4 Drafts start up again on Monday, January 5, following the downtime!
Get the full event details here.
Holiday Schedule Changes for Magic Online
Due to the upcoming Holiday Season, some Magic Online services and regularly scheduled maintenances will be delayed or rescheduled as follows. All times are Pacific (UTC -8).
- Magic Online Holiday Downtime schedule
- Monday, December 22: Specially scheduled Magic Online Downtime 8:00 a.m. – 12 p.m.
- Wednesday, December 24: No Magic Online Scheduled Downtime
- Wednesday, December 31: No Magic Online Scheduled Downtime
- Monday, January 5, 2015: Specially schedule Magic Online Downtime 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
- Wednesday, January 14: Regularly scheduled Magic Online Wednesday downtimes resume.
Please note that redemption tokens will only be processed and removed during downtimes. Redemption orders processed during the 12/22 and 1/5 downtimes will be shipped after Thursday, January 8, due to holiday warehouse closures. Please plan accordingly! There will be no downtime on Wednesday, January 7. Downtimes will return to their regular Wednesday schedule on Wednesday, January 14.
Upcoming Downtime for January 5, 2015
As noted above, there will be a downtime on Monday, January 5 from 8:00 a.m. until 12 p.m. Pacific (UTC-8). We will return to our regularly scheduled Wednesday downtimes on Wednesday, January 14.
Please plan ahead!
Downtime for December 22, 2014
- All tournaments will close Wednesday, December 22, at 5:00 a.m. Pacific (13:00 UTC)
- Store and trade activity will be suspended at approximately 7:45 a.m. Pacific(15:45 UTC)
- The system will be down from 8:00 a.m. Pacific (16:00 UTC) until 12:00 p.m. Pacific (20:00 UTC)
December 24-December 27—Khans of Tarkir Sealed Pro Tour Qualifier Preliminaries
December 27—Last Chance Qualifier #2 9:00 a.m. Pacific (17:00 UTC)
December 28—Khans of Tarkir Sealed Pro Tour Qualifier Finals 7:00 a.m. Pacific (15:00 UTC)
December 31-January 2—Standard Pro Tour Qualifier Preliminaries
December 31-January 3—Khans of Tarkir Sealed Pro Tour Qualifier Preliminaries
January 3—Standard Pro Tour Qualifier Finals 9:00 a.m. Pacific (17:00 UTC)
January 4—Khans of Tarkir Sealed Pro Tour Qualifier Finals 7:00 a.m. Pacific (15:00 UTC)
January 5-January 13—Modern Masters 8-4 and Swiss Draft Queues
January 7-January 9—Season 1 Magic Online Championship Series Preliminaries
January 10—Season 1 Magic Online Championship Series Finals 7:00 a.m. Pacific (15:00 UTC)