on May 31, 2011 at 07:53:47 PM
New Phyrexia Coming!
Remember that after the downtime tomorrow New Phyrexia release events begin. Queues end June 15 while the scheduled drafts and sealed events end June 17. The New Phyrexia Release Championship event will be held on June 18 at 11:00 AM PDT (18:00 UTC).
Wizards Community Cup Team!
We announced your 2011 Community Team last week. Now you can marvel in awe at the Wizards of the Coast team that will defeat them. Don't forget to log onto the client anytime on June 15, 16, or 17 to support your team.
Magic Online Championship Series Season 6 Ends Tomorrow
Don't forget that the MOCS Season 6 ends with Wednesday’s scheduled maintenance. The Season 6 Championship format is Scars of Mirrodin Block Sealed Deck and begins at 7:00 AM PDT (14:00 UTC). The participation promo card
on May 24, 2011 at 12:12:48 AM
New Phyrexia Coming!
The Grand Compleation is Achieved. New Phyrexia prerelease events start Thursday at 10:00 AM PDT (17:00 UTC). NPH product will be available in the Magic Online store on May 30, and release events start June 1.
2011 Community Team Announced
The players who will represent you during the 2011 Community Cup have been selected. Check out Magic Arcana to see who they are and what they can earn for you.
Magic Online Player Rewards for May
The May Player Rewards Period ends with the downtime this week and June's Rewards Period begins when we come back up. For the June 2011 season (May 25 to June 29) the Tier 1 and 2 alternate art land promo cards are from the European Land Program, and were originally released in February 2000 for the Nemesis booster box sales promotion. Also
on May 16, 2011 at 12:37:37 PM
New Phyrexia Prerelease Events
The prerelease events for the latest set begin May 26. Check out the announcement for all the details.
Odyssey Block Sealed Event
This weekend you will have the chance to enjoy a set from the past with the Odyssey Block Sealed event. Continue your Odyssey experience with Nix Tix draft queues starting May 25.
Mirage Block and Tempest Block Events End
The week of Mirage and Tempest ends with the scheduled maintenance May 18. Don't miss out on your chance to play with these classic sets.
Magic Online Beta Sign-Ups
Do you have what it takes to test new cards and features on Magic Online? If you are interested please fill out this form and our QA team will review your application.
Philadelphia Pro Tour Qualifiers this Week
Earn your invitation to Pro Tour Philadelphia
on May 9, 2011 at 03:31:00 PM
Mirage block and Tempest Block Events are Here
Both classic blocks return tomorrow! For more information about these events check here.
War Mark Drafts!
The next War Mark only event is happening this weekend. Collect War Marks and support your side!
Scars of Mirrodin Block War Mark Draft
START TIMES: 5:00 AM PDT (12:00 UTC), 10:00 AM PST (17:00 UTC), 4:00 PM PDT (23:00 UTC), and 8:00 PM PDT (Monday 3:00 UTC) on Sunday, May 15. A Mirran and a Phyrexian event will start at each start time.
LOCATION: Premier Events room.
ENTRY OPTION(S): 5 Mirran War Marks or 5 Phyrexian War Marks, depending on the event joined.
PRODUCT: 2 Scars of Mirrodin booster packs and 1 Mirrodin Besieged booster pack.
SIZE: 16 players minimum, 256 player maximum.
DURATION: Drafting and deck building time plus 3 Rounds,
on May 2, 2011 at 11:00:00 AM
Magic Online Championship Series Season 5 Ends Tomorrow
Don't forget that the MOCS Season 5 ends with Wednesday’s scheduled maintenance. The Season 5 Championship format is Urza’s Saga Block Sealed Deck and begins at 3:00 AM PDT (10:00 UTC). The participation promo card is:
MOCS Season 6 begins after the downtime on May 4. The Season 6 Championship format is Scars of Mirrodin Block Sealed Deck and the Championship promo card is an alternate art Bitterblossom.
Visit the Full Rules for more about Qualifier Points and MOCS.
May Thursday Night Magic Online Promo Card.
Earn an alternate art Squadron Hawk by joining any TNMO event in May! Earn a foil version by going undefeated!
Today's your last chance to suggest a Community
on Apr 25, 2011 at 08:37:02 PM
Community Cup Announced!
While we are still hammering out the specific details, the Community Cup is coming in mid-June. Don't forget to make your player suggestions before May 4! Check out the announcement for the full details.
Event Schedule Changes
Two changes to how we schedule events are beginning after the scheduled downtime on May 11. First, we will be scheduling events to start on either the hour or the half hour. This means you are never more than 30 minutes away from the next event!
Second, we are switching to a set schedule where all Daily Events (and many Premier Events) will begin at the same time each week. Looking at historical fire rates, we have tried to schedule events at times that will allow them to grow successfully. Due to the number of Premier Event formats, some
on Apr 19, 2011 at 02:14:59 PM
Full Zendikar Block Drafts on Magic Online.
Originally released as two separate draft formats, Zendikar Block and Rise of the Eldrazi were never meant to be played together…until now!
Starting after the downtime this Wednesday, you will be able to play Zendikar Block and Rise of the Eldrazi draft queues in the 8-Player Draft room. In addition, ZEN Block + ROE 64-Player Premier Drafts will be scheduled over the weekend to celebrate this new draft type.
Zendikar Block and Rise of the Eldrazi Draft Queue
START TIMES: On demand starting after the scheduled downtime on Wednesday, April 20.
LOCATION: 8-Player Draft room.
ENTRY OPTION(S): 14 Event Tickets OR 2 Event Tickets plus product.
PRODUCT: 1 Zendikar booster pack, 1 Worldwake booster pack, 1 Rise of the Eldrazi booster pack.
on Apr 15, 2011 at 12:22:02 PM
Magic Online will be conducting a complete physical inventory of redemption sets at our warehouse the week of April 25. Because of how redemptions orders are processed, however, we will be disabling redemption requests starting after the scheduled maintenance on April 20.
All redemption orders placed that fail to process on April 20 due to missing cards or incorrect account information will be refunded in their entirety and the redemption objects will be removed from those accounts. Please take this time to verify your account settings and make sure that you have all the cards you need to redeem any sets you have redemption objects for.
Redemption will be available again following our scheduled maintenance on April 27.
on Apr 12, 2011 at 05:30:01 PM
Urza's Destiny Release Events Start April 13.
Experience the final set of the Urza's Saga Block this week. Urza's Destiny Release Events start after the downtime on April 13 with both sealed and draft events. Don't wait; Urza's Saga block product is only available in the Magic Online Store until April 27.
Choose Your Side: SOM Block War Mark 4-Booster Sealed on April 17
Pick one or more of the faction events this Sunday and play in a Scars of Mirrodin Block 4-Booster Sealed event. This event only needs War Marks to join!
SCARS OF MIRRODIN 4-BOOSTER SWISS SEALED FACTION TOURNAMENTS
START TIMES: A Mirran and a Phyrexian event at 5:00 AM PDT (12:00 UTC), 10:00 AM PDT (17:00 UTC), 4:00 PM PDT (23:00 UTC), and 8:00 PM PDT (Monday 3:00 UTC) on Sunday, April 17. A Mirran and a Phyrexian event
on Mar 29, 2011 at 07:59:45 PM
Urza's Destiny Prereleases Begin Friday!
With the announcement of New Phyrexia, now is a great time to go back and revisit the first war against the Phyrexians and see how it all began. Urza's Destiny pre-release weekend begins Friday at 11:00 AM PDT (18:00 UTC) with scheduled sealed events. In addition, take advantage of 24-hours of Urza's Destiny drafts starting Saturday morning. Urza's Destiny will be available in the Magic Online Store on April 11.
Magic Online Tournament Update -- Shorter Rounds
Starting after the March 30 downtime, all Magic Online events will switch to 25-minute player game clocks (for a maximum of 50 minutes per round). This change will reduce the amount of time players must wait for rounds to complete and will improve the overall tournament experience for the vast