Powered Synergy Cube, Showcase Challenges Go Live On Magic Online This Week

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

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As part of an ongoing series of weekly changes, Wizards of the Coast (WotC) has announced the updates and changes for Week 2 of Streets of New Capenna on Magic Online.

Powered Synergy Cube Arrives Tomorrow

The Spotlight Cube Series continues tomorrow with the debut of Caleb Gannon’s Powered Synergy Cube. This take on a powered Cube’s goal is to combine The Power 9 with a plethora of synergistic and flexible combo pieces that come together to create some amazing experiences. The Cube will be live from May 4-11. Read more about the Cube and see the card list from the creator on Daily MTG.

MOCS Season 2 Invitation Changes

  • “Starting with Season 2, both the winner and runner-up of the MOCS Showcase will earn invitations to the World Championship in 2023!
    • The winner of MOCS Showcase Season 1 in June will instead earn an invitation to the first Pro Tour of 2023.
  • Qualifiers and Super Qualifiers will now feed into the Regional Championships. These events are slated to start up again in July when tabletop’s qualifying season begins.
  • MOCS Showcase Qualifiers and the MOCS Leaderboard will give invitations to the Pro Tour.
  • MOCS Showcase Opens will give invitations only to the winner starting with Season 2 (previously winner and runner-up).”

Upcoming Premier Play Events

DateTime (PT)Time (UTC)EventFormatInvitation
Saturday, May 78:00 AM15:00Showcase ChallengeModernShowcase Qualifier
Sunday, May 86:00 AM13:00Showcase ChallengePioneerShowcase Qualifier
Saturday, May 148:00 AM15:00Showcase ChallengePauperShowcase Qualifier
Sunday, May 158:00 AM15:00Showcase ChallengeLegacyShowcase Qualifier

Format Challenges

Format Challenges are scheduled to run every weekend for the foreseeable future and are the first step to qualifying for Premier Play. The schedule for upcoming Format Challenges can be found below:

Time (PT)SaturdaySunday
12:00 AM Vintage Challenge
2:00 AMPauper Challenge 
4:00 AM32-Player Legacy ChallengeModern Challenge
6:00 AMStandard ChallengePioneer Challenge
8:00 AMModern ChallengeLegacy Challenge
10:00 AMVintage ChallengePauper Challenge
2:00 PMPioneer ChallengeStandard Challenge

Next Downtime

The next scheduled downtime is set for 9 AM on June 1.

Read the original article from WotC.