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Magic Online Weekly Announcements, June 25, 2024

Posted on Jun 25, 2024

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Magic: The Gathering® - Assassin’s Creed® Set Article This Thursday

Another straight-to-Modern set is on its way to Magic Online next week! You can review the entire set this week on DailyMTG, then watch this Thursday for a traditional article about a set that is anything but traditional ...

Vintage Cube: New Horizons Starts Tomorrow

After a nominal two-week break for the debut of Modern Horizons 3, the Vintage Cube returns overlooking a brand-new ... horizon.

Our curation team of Chris Wolf and Ryan Spain have made 7 dozen changes to the card list (that’s 84 for those of you scoring at home) to play up themes such as Doomsday Combo, Lands, and Graveyard Matters. You can read all about the changes in this article.

Events start tomorrow at 10 a.m. PT (17:00 UTC) with the normal Swiss League and single-elimination Queue options. 64-Player Events are scheduled to be added following next Tuesday’s downtime for one week – every two hours at :30 past the hour (12:30, 2:30, 4:30, etc) Pacific time. Normal Cube entry options and prize structures will be in effect – you can view those on this page.

Tell Your Friends! New Learn-to-Play Channel – MTGO University

We’ve introduced a brand-new landing spot for everything related to getting your new-to-MTGO friends up to speed on playing our game – MTGO University! Whether you’re new to a specific format, new to Magic Online, or are just curious about what this version of MTG is all about, check out MTGO University.

The first content on this page is our previous seasons of Magic Discovery Zone. This includes learn-to-play videos on all five of the decks included in the New Account Starter Kit. And keep an eye out for additional new-player videos coming very soon!


Announcing: MTGO Masters Season 2 – Modern Horizons!

Sixteen online Magic luminaries are gathering for a new season of competition slinging spells in Modern on Magic Online – but with a heavy dose of Modern Horizons 3 added. It’s the return of MTGO Masters!

Starting next Wednesday at 1 p.m. PT (20:00 UTC), this 12-week series features a four-player faceoff with spots in the next round at stake. It all leads to a two-week Top 8 finale in mid-September.

Anuraag Das and Will Hall return as hosts for the stream broadcast on the main MTGO Twitch channel – – as well as Anuraag’s channel

Who are the 16 players this time around? Watch your social channels today for the big reveal!

The Magic Discovery Zone Season 3 – Thursdays at 5 p.m. PT

Looking for a fun way to introduce your friends to some of Magic Online’s competitive formats? Gather around your favorite screen of choice for our new series, The Magic Discovery Zone!

Host NileJoanRivers gets coached by an MTG celebrity on the ins and outs of a featured deck in each episode. Then Nile dives into a MTGO League to practice, ask questions, and get a better understanding of the deck’s game plan. The mood here is all about fun and learning!

Season Three will highlight the Modern format. Another episode airs this Thursday night at 5 p.m. PT (midnight Friday UTC) at as Nile delves deeper with Modern Horizons 3.

Just now finding Discovery Zone? Both seasons’ VODs are now available on our brand-new YouTube channel MTGO University!


Two Super Qualifiers This Weekend 

Eight more Regional Championship slots are on the line this weekend across a pair of Super Qualifiers!

First is the MH3 Limited Super Qualifier this Saturday, June 29 at 7 a.m. PT (14:00 UTC). This event features Modern Horizons 3 Sealed Deck with Top 8 Draft. With more expensive packs, it takes 50 Event Tickets or 500 Play Points to join this event. You can also join with the normal amount of 40 Season 2 Qualifier Points.

Then the weekend wraps with a Modern Super Qualifier the first to include MH3 and its heavy metagame shift. That tournament begins Sunday, June 30 at 7 a.m. PT (14:00 UTC). It takes 40 Event Tickets, 400 Play Points, or 40 Season 2 Qualifier Points to enter a that event.

The Top 4 finishers in each tournament earn a seat in the September-December RC round, and prizes pay out to the Top 128! 

For more information on these events, click the Premier Play Information link at the top of the Blog.

MOCS Season 2 QPs Close to Expiration 

If you have been sitting on chunks of 40 or more Season 2 Qualifier Points, it’s time to find a use for them before they expire.

The good news is that unlike normal seasons, we have a couple of events that accept QPs after the official season end time on July 10. Here are all the remaining events to use QPs:


Alternate Play Schedule

Here’s a look at the schedule of events coming up between now and Bloomburrow. All these offerings are Phantom – cards won’t be added to players’ collections in Phantom events. All transitions take place at 10:00 a.m. PT unless otherwise noted.

When Is Vintage Cube Back?

A regular feature of the Blog, this item points out when the next scheduled run of our most popular event will take place:


Modern Horizons 3 Items & Events Available Now!

The biggest shakeup of the Modern metagame in three years is now available on Magic Online! Check out our Modern Horizons 3 set article right now for all the details on this set:

In addition, we have a separate article detailing the entry options and prize structures for MH3 Limited events. For regular Leagues and Queues, Drafts are 20 Event Tickets and Sealed Deck are 35 Event Tickets. Other options using boosters and/or Play Points are available.

Redemption Corner

We’ve updated our Redemption page with new quantity percentages.

Murders at Karlov Manor and Outlaws of Thunder Junction are going fast, with MKM premium sets now sold-out – so get those sets completed and redeemed today!

Magic Online Format Challenges Every Weekend

Format Challenges are the first step toward qualifying for Premier Play through your favorite Magic formats and provide excellent prizes for those looking to test their mettle in their favorite formats. Learn more about Premier Play qualification to get started today.

Magic Online's Format Challenges run as shown on the schedule on this page.


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