Magic Online Announcements December 24, 2013

Flashback Draft of the Week: Urza's Saga block, season promos for MOPR and MOCS, Player of the Year-Limited: Malavi
Upcoming Events
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
until
Downtime, Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Magic Online Holiday Cube

Format: Single-elimination and Swiss Phantom Drafts
+
Flashback Draft, Urza's Saga Block
Dec 24 @9AM PST - Jan 8 downtime
Format: Single-elimination and Swiss Drafts
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
until
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Every 3 hours
Theros Championship Qualifiers, Constructed
January 8, 1:00 PM PST
until
January 14, 11:59 PM PST
Format: Standard
Friday, January 10, 2014
R&D Challenge
January 10, 12:00 PM PST
Format: Standard
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
until
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Every 3 hours
Theros Championship Qualifiers, Limited
January 15, 1:00 PM PST
until
January 21, 11:59 PM PST
Format: Theros Sealed
Saturday, January 18, 2014
Theros Constructed Championship
8:00 AM PST (UTC 16:00)
Format: Standard
Saturday, January 25, 2014
Theros Limited Championship
8:00 AM PST (UTC 16:00)
Format: Phantom Theros Sealed
Important Magic Online Holiday Schedule Information

During the holiday season, the following schedule will be in effect for Magic Online:

  • Wednesday, 12/25/2013 - No downtime this week
  • Tuesday, 12/31/2013 - No Magic Online Announcements post this week.
  • Friday, 01/03/2014 - Maintenance downtime

Redemption Orders: Please note that redemption orders placed between December 18, 2013, and January 7, 2014, will be processed on January 9, 2014.

R&D Challenge Coming in January

Coming January 10, 2014 at 12:00 PM PST, you'll have a chance to challenge members of the R&D team in Magic Online. Bring your best Standard deck and test your skills! More details coming soon.


Wizards of the Coast team members:

Tim Aten
David Humpherys
Adam Prosak
Ken Nagle
Ben Hayes
Ian Duke
Gerry Thompson
Sam Stoddard
Allison Medwin
Lee Sharpe

Congratulations to Player of the Year - Limited: Malavi

Congratulations to Malavi, the winner of the Magic Online Player of the Year - Limited event held on Saturday, December 21! Malavi joins the list of competitors for the Magic Online Championship Series Championship.

Holiday Cube Continues Until January 8!

The Holiday Cube is going on right now, and continues until January 8, 2014!


Check out the complete details and the Cube card list.

No Magic Online Announcements on December 31, 2013

Next week, we will not have an Announcements post on New Year's Eve, December 31. We will return the following week as normal. You can still get Magic Online information over the holiday break from MTGO.com and the in-game announcements!

Flashback Draft of the Week: Urza's Saga Block

On Tuesday, December 24, at 9:00 AM PST, the new Flashback Draft of the Week will be Urza's Saga block. A legendary block to draft, you won't want to miss this one!


This week's draft pairs up with the Holiday Cube, and both will run until January 8 downtime.

Urza's Saga Block Flashback Draft Details, Swiss and Single-Elimination
START TIMES On demand, 9:00 AM, December 24, until downtime Wednesday, January 8, 2014.
LOCATION Limited Queues room.
ENTRY OPTIONS 3 Event Tickets, plus product OR 15 Event Tickets.
PRODUCT 1 Urza's Saga booster pack
1 Urza's Legacy booster pack
1 Urza's Destiny booster pack
SIZE 8 players.
DURATION Single elimination: 10 minutes deck-building time. Each round is 50 minutes. Play ends on first match loss.
Swiss: 10 minutes deck-building time. Three rounds, Swiss pairings, each round up to 50 minutes.
PRIZES

Prizes for single-elimination events are based on placement at the end of the tournament.

Place Prizes QPs
1st 3 Urza's Saga booster packs
2 Urza's Legacy booster packs
3 Urza's Destiny booster packs
1
2nd 1 Urza's Saga booster pack
2 Urza's Legacy booster pack
1 Urza's Destiny booster packs
0


Prizes for Swiss pairing events are based on total Match Wins at the end of the tournament.

Match Wins Prizes QPs
3 1 Urza's Saga booster pack
1 Urza's Legacy booster pack
1 Urza's Destiny booster pack
1
2 1 Urza's Saga booster pack
1 Urza's Destiny booster pack
0
1 1 Urza's Legacy booster pack 0

January 2014 Promo Cards for MOCS and MOPR

Magic Online Player Rewards Program
The January 2014 MOPR period runs January 3 through January 29. Here are the promo cards:


Riku of Two Reflections
Event Participation Promo

Sin Collector
Store Activity Promo


2014 Magic Online Championship Series January Season
MOCS 2014 January Season runs from January 3 through January 29. The promo card is:


Tropical Island

Apply for Magic Online Closed Beta

We're expanding our Magic Online Closed Beta group! If you'd like to volunteer and help make Magic Online the best it can be by playtesting card sets and features before they are delivered to the general public, apply now for the Magic Online Closed Beta.


All you need is a current Magic Online account and a Wizards of the Coast Community account.


Downtime and Release Notes for December 25, 2013

There is no downtime this week.

Blog Followers 0 Comments 0