What Is the Magic Online Weekly
Every Tuesday, we round up all of the biggest Magic Online news for the Weekly Announcements Blog.
Check in weekly for the latest updates!
- Announcing the Fate Reforged Championship Winners
- Dragons of Tarkir Streaming Events
- Legacy Cube and Rise of the Eldrazi 6-2-2-2 Drafts are Available Now
- New Episode of Vintage Super League Tonight
- Double Pro Tour Qualifier Weekend
- Extended Downtime for March 25, 2015
- Upcoming Events
- Download Magic Online
Announcing the Fate Reforged Championship Winners
The Fate Reforged Championship winners have been decided! Want to see how a champion handles a Draft? How about some Championship-level strategy? Relive the twists and turns of both the Limited and Standard Championship Finals and find out who walked away with the title of Fate Reforged Champion.
Full winning decklists as well as match play-by-plays are available in Monday's article.
Dragons of Tarkir Streaming Events
To give players a first look at Dragons of Tarkir on Magic Online, we will be hosting a Dragons of Tarkir Preview Draft! To show off the new set, we've invited popular streamers from far and wide to put it through its paces.
We'll be holding two events, one on Wednesday, April 1, at 6:00 p.m. Pacific (UTC-7), and the second on Thursday, April 2, at 1:00 p.m. Pacific. A booster pack of Dragons of Tarkir is on the line for each match win, awarded with the start of Prerelease on Friday, April 3.
For information about which streamers are playing which days, as well as links to their Twitch channels, check out the table below. Luis Scott-Vargas and Kenji Egashira's streams will be hosted on twitch.tv/magic!
|Wednesday, April 1||Thursday, April 2|
|Cameron Aldous||Paul Cheon|
|Randy Buehler||Kenji Egashira|
|Thomas Delia||Julian Knab|
|Paul Pires||Frank Lepore|
|Gabe Reale||Scott MacCallum|
|Noah Sandler||Graham Stark|
|Luis Scott-Vargas||Marshall Sutcliffe|
|Trey Van Cleave|
Dragons of Tarkir Phantom Preview Draft
|START TIMES||Wednesday, April 1, 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 2, 1:00 p.m.
All times are Pacific (for UTC, add 7 hours)
|PRODUCT||Magic Online will provide 2 Phantom Dragons of Tarkir booster packs and 1 Phantom Fate Reforged booster pack|
|DURATION||10 minutes deck-building time. Three rounds, each round up to 50 minutes.|
Legacy Cube and Rise of the Eldrazi 6-2-2-2 Drafts are Available Now
The Legacy Cube recently received an update in response to its first run of Events, leaving it better than ever. You can try out the updated Legacy Cube for yourself right now! Play in some Cube Events while you have the chance because they're only around until the Wednesday, April 1 downtime.
As a bonus for the reality-devouring titan enthusiasts amongst you, we'll be running Rise of the Eldrazi 6-2-2-2 Drafts throughout the same time period! You can find full event details here
New Episode of Vintage Super League Tonight
The Vintage Super League pits Magic celebrities against one another with Magic's oldest and most powerful cards as their weapons of choice. Check it out tonight at 6:00 p.m. Pacific (UTC-7) on twitch.tv/magic!
For a review of the current state of the league, as well as look at what's coming up in tonight's episode, take a look at Randy Buehler's latest article.
You can also see the league's decklists here. As of Wednesday, March 18, the page has new decklists for the third phase of the Vintage Super League!
Double Pro Tour Qualifier Weekend
There's a double Pro Tour Qualifier Finals weekend coming up! Players can qualify for the Saturday, March 28, Modern PTQ Finals from Wednesday, March 25, through Friday, March 27.
Not much of a Modern player? Qualify for the Sunday, March 29, Khans of Tarkir/Fate Reforged Sealed PTQ Finals from Wednesday, March 25, through Saturday, March 28.
Not familiar with Pro Tour Qualifiers on Magic Online? Learn how to qualify for Pro Tour Magic Origins from the comfort of your computer here.
Extended Downtime for March 25, 2015
No download is required this week.
- All tournaments will close Wednesday, March 25, at 12:00 a.m. Pacific (7:00 UTC)
- Store and trade activity will be suspended at approximately 2:45 a.m. Pacific(9:45 UTC)
- The system will be down from 3:00 a.m. Pacific (10:00 UTC) until 12:00 p.m. Pacific (19:00 UTC)
March 25-March 27—Modern Pro Tour Qualifier Preliminaries
March 28—Modern Pro Tour Qualifier Finals 9:00 a.m. Pacific (16:00 UTC)
March 25-March 28—Khans of Tarkir/Fate Reforged Pro Tour Qualifier Preliminaries
March 29—Khans of Tarkir/Fate Reforged Pro Tour Qualifier Finals 9:00 a.m. Pacific (16:00 UTC)
March 18-April 1—Legacy Cube Events
March 18-April 1—Rise of the Eldrazi 6-2-2-2 Draft
April 3-April 6—Dragons of Tarkir Prerelease Events
April 6-April 22—Dragons of Tarkir Release Events
April 15-April 17—Season 4 Magic Online Championship Series Preliminaries
April 18—Season 4 Magic Online Championship Series Finals 7:00 a.m. Pacific (14:00 UTC)