Magic Online Offers Free All-Access Tokens On Thursday

Check out the updates and new events coming soon to Magic Online

Hamlet Glutton illustrated by Edgar Sánchez Hidalgo

Daybreak Games have released their weekly update article for Magic Online, detailing upcoming events, game changes, and more.

Free All-Access Tokens Promo On Thursday

All-Access via the Deck Brewer’s Pass token is being extended a day at no cost for all players using it, while all players can get the token for free on Thursday as part of the Wilds of Eldraine release celebration. Starting at 10 AM PT on Thursday, any player can go to the Magic Online store and enter promo code “WILDELDRAINE” to activate the All-Access token. The token will be removed from all accounts at 10 AM PT on Friday.

WOE 64-Player Elimination Drafts Start Thursday

After the success of the 64-Player Elimination Cube Drafts, Magic Online will bring the format back for Wilds of Eldraine on Thursday. These events will be tried out this weekend, check for start times in the Magic Online client. If these events are successful they will return with a more regular schedule. As the events are not phantom, the entry fee is 20 Event Tickets or 200 Play Points. Prize remain the same, breaking down like so:

Match WinsPlay PointsTreasure ChestsSeason 3
Qualifier Points

Alternate Play Schedule

  • September 5-20 – Wilds of Eldraine Best-of-One Leagues
  • September 20-27 – Magic 30 Cube. (Phantom)
  • September 27-October 4 – CubeCon Cartographia Cube (Phantom)
  • October 4-18 – Vintage Cube Draft (Phantom), 64-Player Drafts return
  • October 18-25 – Innistrad Chaos Draft (Phantom)
  • October 25-November 1 – TBA
  • November 1-8 –  Wilds of Eldraine Supreme Draft (Phantom)
  • November 8-14 – TBA

Format Challenges

Time (PT)FridaySaturdaySunday
12:00 AM  Vintage Challenge
1:00 AM 32-Player Limited Challenge32-Player Limited Challenge
2:00 AM Pauper Challenge 
4:00 AM 32-Player Legacy ChallengeModern Challenge
6:00 AM 32-Player Standard ChallengePioneer Challenge
8:00 AM Modern ChallengeLegacy Challenge
10:00 AM Vintage ChallengePauper Challenge
12:00 PM 32-Player Limited Challenge32-Player Limited Challenge
2:00 PM Pioneer Challenge32-Player Standard Challenge
4:00 PM32-Player Limited Challenge  
6:00 PMModern ChallengeModern Challenge 

MTGO UI Improvements 

  • Improved event filtering on the Home Scene and in the Constructed Play Lobby 
  • Right-clicking a Commander to see how many times it’s been cast this game 
  • Shifts in timer location and in how Atraxa, Grand Unifier works 
  • Choosing favorite lands for Limited and Constructed

Patch Notes

  • “Name-Sticker” Goblin will be legal in applicable formats with the rules text outlined in this article 
  • Rock tokens created by Toggo, Goblin Weaponsmith will display the correct text and will be able to be equipped, and Toggo, Goblin Weaponsmith will correctly not display an option to equip
  • Songbirds’ Blessing will correctly prompt the player to put the revealed aura on the battlefield
  • Scenarios where Auras chosen with Unfinished Business are unable to enchant the chosen creature are now correctly handled by the game
  • Kindred Discovery’s will correctly trigger for creatures only of the chosen creature type
  • Blossoming Tortoise will correctly not reduce the cost of activated abilities of lands in your hand 
  • The Mightstone and Weakstone will use the correct color identity (colorless) 
  • Mana generated from the static ability granted by Tzar, Stalwart Survivor will correctly be usable to pay the cost of an activated ability only
  • Some audio files have received a performance optimization
  • Fixed an issue where Premier Events were sometimes not populating on the Home scene

Scheduled Downtime

The next scheduled downtime will be on Wednesday, November 8 from 9 AM to Noon to support the release of The Lost Caverns of Ixalan.

Read the original article from Daybreak Games.