Magic Online Featured Week on Daily MTG!
Magic Online will be featured all week on the Daily MTG, make sure you check out all the great Magic Online themed content!
Magic Online Championship Series 2013 Announced
Magic Online Championship Series Season 1 starts December 26! Find all the dates and details for the 2013 MOCS here. The format for Season 1 is Legacy and a much anticipated promo card, Force of Will.
Magic Online Player Rewards 2013 Announced
Start earning Magic Online Player Rewards December, 25. Find all the new changes and details on how to earn player rewards in the 2013 MOPR article. January promo cards are below:
Event Participation promo card for January is an alternate art, textless, Cruel Edict, originally given out in 2007 as a Magic Player Reward.
Store Activity promo card for January is an alternate art, Silverblade Paladin, originally given out in the Buy a Box Promotion for Avacyn Restored.
Magic Online Cube: Holiday 2012 Starts Tomorrow!
The Power Nine is here… well almost. Tomorrow you can play with Power Nine in the Magic Online Cube: Holiday 2012, we will be offering Draft Queues that are either single-elimination drafts or Swiss draft until the downtime on January 2, 2013. Check out Max MaCall's full article about the cube then check out the event details.
Pro Tour Dragon's Maze Qualifiers
Pro Tour Dragon's Maze Qualifiers are listed below. Don't miss your chance to qualify!
|Date||Day||Time PDT/PST||Time UTC||Format|
|12/23/12||Sunday||7:00 AM PST||15:00 UTC||Modern Constructed|
|12/25/12||Tuesday||11:00 AM PST||19:00 UTC||Return to Ravnica Sealed Deck|
|12/30/12||Sunday||11:00 AM PST||19:00 UTC||Modern Constructed|
|1/1/13||Tuesday||7:00 AM PST||15:00 UTC||Modern Constructed|
MOCS Last Chance Qualifiers Next Week!
The final two invitations will go to the winners of the Last Chance Qualifiers scheduled for 11:00 AM on December 22 and December 29. The LCQs format is Return to Ravnica Sealed Deck. Each event is an 11-round Swiss pairings tournament with a Top 8 and is limited to 1,024 players. In addition, we will be adjusting the LCQ prizes to those listed below. This means the top 256 players will receive prizes rather than just the top 128 players.
|1st||2013 MTGO Championship Invitation,
54 Return to Ravnica booster packs, and 1 complete premium foil set
|2nd||54 Return to Ravnica booster packs, and 1 complete standard non-foil set|
|3rd–4th||54 Booster Packs|
|5th–8th||36 Booster Packs|
|9th–16th||24 Booster Packs|
|17th–32nd||12 Booster Packs|
|33rd–64th||6 Booster Packs|
|65th–128th||3 Booster Packs|
|129th–256th||1 Booster Pack|
From the Vault: Realms Only Available Until January 2
From the Vault: Realms will be available in the Magic Online Store until the downtime on January 2. Don't miss your chance to get these 15 limited release cards.
Qualifier Points Blackout
Tournaments will not have Qualifier Points as part of their prizes until the 2013 Magic Online Championship Series begins. Find all the dates and locations for the season here. In addition, all Qualifier Points earned for 2012 will be removed from players' accounts during tomorrow's downtime.
Next week December 24, there will be no downtime or blog announcement while the WotC team is away on Holiday playing Magic.
Redemptions will not be processed next week due to the Holiday Break. All Redemptions will be processed as normal the following week on January 2, 2013.
Downtime Notes for Dec 19, 2012
The system will go into "No Pay" at 5:00 AM.
Store and trades will shut off at approximately 7:45 AM.
The system will be down from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM.
This downtime is expected to last approximately 3 hours.
This downtime features a small build.
- Updated: All 2012 QPs will be removed from players accounts
- Added: Cube Tickets granted for those that qualified during the Magic Online Wide Beta Cube Ticket Weekend
- Fixed: Replays have been fully disabled for active tournaments
Note: All times are Pacific Standard Time (UTC -8 hours).