Announcements October 8, 2013

Theros Championships announced, upcoming events, downtime notes and constructed prize rotations.
Upcoming Events
Now through October 23
Theros Release Events
see Release Events page for
schedules and details
Saturday, October 12
11:00 AM PDT
MOCS Season 10 Finals
Format: Theros Sealed
Sunday, October 13
9:00 AM PDT
Pro Tour Born of the Gods Qualifier
Format: Theros Sealed
Saturday, October 19
9:00 AM PDT
Pro Tour Born of the Gods Qualifier
Format: Theros Sealed
Sunday, October 20
7:00 AM PDT
Pro Tour Born of the Gods Qualifier
Format: Theros Sealed
Theros Championships Announced

We're excited about the new Theros Championships, which will be hosted at the end of the cycle and introduce a Theros Limited Championship and a Theros Standard Constructed Championship, all leading up to the Born of the Gods release.

Constructed Qualifiers begin on January 8, 2014, at 12:00 AM PST and run every three hours through January 14, 2014. The Constructed Championship will be held January 18 at 8:00 AM PST.

Limited Qualifiers begin January 15, 2014, at 12:00 AM PST, running every three hours through January 25. The Limited Championship will be held on January 25 at 8:00 AM PST.

Get all of the Theros Championship details.

Event Prize Rotations

On Wednesday, October 9, Constructed queue prizes will cycle from Magic 2014 booster packs to Theros packs.

On October 16, 2013, the Magic Online Limited events will cycle to support Theros, Magic 2014, and Return to Ravnica. Return to Ravnica Block Constructed Queues will be replaced with Theros block queues.

Forthcoming Fixes for October 23

The next planned update for Magic Online on October 23 will include fixes to these known issues. There will be additional fixes included with the October 23 update as well.

Momir Avatar Life
The Momir Vig card will be fixed so it will once again give +4 life.

Theros Land in Set Redemption
Theros booster packs will have all versions of basic land cards and premium basic land cards so players can build complete Theros sets.

Client Download Issue
We are currently working on a website issue encountered by some people where, after account signup, users are unable to find the Download Now button. Users may try switching to full-screen mode to expose the button by pressing their F11 key. To return to windowed mode, press the F11 button again.

You may also download the clients directly using the following links:

If you continue to have difficulties, please contact our Customer Service team, who will be happy to help!

Release Notes for October 9, 2013

There is no update this week.

Downtime Notes for Wednesday, October 8, 2013
The system will go into "No Pay" at 5:00 AM.
Store and trades will shut off at approximately 7:45 AM.
The system is expected to be down from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM, noon PDT.
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