New UI Sneak Peek!
If you hadn't heard, we are currently in the process of redesigning Magic Online. The new Magic Online has improved navigation, better graphics, updated features, and more. While it is still a work in progress, you can check it out right now during our Sneak Peek!
Full details on the Sneak Peek can be found here. In addition, you can check out Ryan Spain's "Meet the New Magic Online" article to learn more. Don't wait too long though, the Sneak Peek ends on July 25. After you are done checking it out, don't forget to let us know what you think!
Magic 2013 Release Events
Magic 2013 will be available in Magic Online on July 30. Release Event queues will run from August 1 to August 15. Scheduled Release Events will run until Friday, August 17, with the Magic 2013 Release Events Championship on Sunday, August 19. Learn more about the Release Events here.
Magic Online Championship Series Season 7 Championship
MOCS Season 7 ends with tomorrow's downtime and the Season 7 Championship is this Saturday, July 21, at 3:00 PM. The Season 7 Championship will be available in the Scheduled Events room after tomorrow's downtime. All players who have earned at least 15 Season 7 Qualifier Points can join and try to win an invitation to the Magic Online Championship to be held in 2013. Find out more information on the 2012 MOCS here.
Magic Online Player Rewards for August 2012
July's Player Rewards Program period ends July 24th! August's rewards period (July 25 to August 29) begins after next week's downtime.
The Tier 1 and 2 promo cards are alternate art Shards of Alara basic lands.
The Tier 3 and 4 promo card is Withered Wretch, originally given out as part of the 2003 December FNM promotion.
The Tier 5 and 6 promo card is Lu Bu, Master-at-Arms, originally given out as part of the 1999 April Prerelease promotion for Portal 3 Kingdoms.
The Tier 7 and 8 promo card is an alternate art Mulldrifter, originally given out as part of the 2009 June FNM promotion.
The Tier 9, 10, and 11 promo card is Lord of Atlantis, originally given out as part of the 2000 Junior Super Series participation promotion.
Pro Tour Qualifiers for Pro Tour Return to Ravnica Continues
Your next chance to qualify for Pro Tour Return to Ravnica is this Saturday, July 21, at 11:00 AM. You can find a complete list of Magic Online Pro Tour Qualifier events here.
The system will go into "No Pay" at 12:00 midnight on July 17.
Store and trades will shut off at approximately 2:45 AM.
The system will be down from 3:00 AM to 10:00 AM.
This downtime is expected to last approximately 7 hours.
This is a maintenance downtime; there is no build.
Note: All times are Pacific Daylight Time (UTC -7 hours).