Magic Online Announcements February 3, 2015

Posted in Magic Online on 3 Février 2015

By David Whitfield

David works on the Magic community team as a content specialist. He spends his days writing about Magic Online and trying to play too many colors at once in Limited.

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Fate Reforged R&D Feature

The latest R&D Feature by Allison Medwin takes an inside look at bringing Fate Reforged to Magic Online!

Check out the full article here.


Ugin's Fate Promo Cards

Fate Reforged Prerelease Events (which ran last week) and Release Events (available now through February 18) gave each participant five cards from the Ugin’s Fate boosters. Different events are awarding different cards. We’re saving Ugin himself for the future, but the rest of the alternate art promos are available through these events!


New Episode of Vintage Super League Next Week

No episode of Vintage Super League tonight—the league is taking a week off. Tune in next Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. Pacific (UTC-8) on twitch.tv/magic for the next episode of the Vintage Super League!


Fate Reforged Release Events

Fate Reforged Release Events are going on now on Magic Online! For full event details, refer to the Release Events article.


Wizards of the Coast Employee Play Policy Update

We've made some changes to our Wizards Play Policy that will allow Wizards folks to play in certain Magic Events that do no not feed into premier play.

Have questions? Check out the full article here.


Daily Event Prize Rotation

Beginning after the Wednesday, February 4 downtime, Daily Events that currently award Khans of Tarkir will begin awarding one third Fate Reforged boosters and two thirds Khans of Tarkir boosters. See the below prize tables for a look at how prizes are changing in Standard Dailies and Constructed 8-Player Queues that are currently awarding Khans of Tarkir.


Standard Dailies


Match Wins Prizes QPs
4 Wins 11 Khans of Tarkir booster packs 3
3 Wins 6 Khans of Tarkir booster packs 1

After February 4 Downtime

Match Wins Prizes QPs
4 Wins 7 Khans of Tarkir booster packs and 4 Fate Reforged booster packs 3
3 Wins 4 Khans of Tarkir booster packs and 2 Fate Reforged booster packs 1

Constructed 8-Player Queues


Place Prizes QPs
1st 5 Khans of Tarkir booster packs 2
2nd 3 Khans of Tarkir booster packs 1
3rd-4th 2 Khans of Tarkir booster packs 0

After February 4 Downtime

Place Prizes QPs
1st 3 Khans of Tarkir booster packs and 2 Fate Reforged booster packs 2
2nd 2 Khans of Tarkir booster packs and 1 Fate Reforged booster pack 1
3rd-4th 1 Khans of Tarkir booster pack and 1 Fate Reforged booster pack 0

Refer to the full Magic Online Event Schedule for more details.


Downtime for February 4, 2015

  • All tournaments will close Wednesday, February 4, 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)


Upcoming Events

February 4-February 6Standard Pro Tour Qualifier Preliminaries

February 7Khans of Tarkir/Fate Reforged Sealed Pro Tour Qualifier Finals 9:00 a.m. Pacific (17:00 UTC)

February 4-February 7Khans of Tarkir/Fate Reforged Sealed Pro Tour Qualifier Preliminaries

February 8Khans of Tarkir/Fate Reforged Sealed Pro Tour Qualifier Finals 7:00 a.m. Pacific (15:00 UTC)

February 2-February 18Fate Reforged Release Events

February 11-February 13Season 2 Magic Online Championship Series Preliminaries

February 14Season 2 Magic Online Championship Series Finals 7:00 a.m. Pacific (15:00 UTC)

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