Standard Qualifier Weekend Starts Saturday On MTG Arena

Check out the updates and new events coming soon to MTG Arena

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Wizards of the Coast (WotC) has released their weekly MTG Arena update article including details on the Standard Qualifier Play-In and Qualifier Weekend, Shadows Over Innistrad Remastered preorders, and more!

Shadows Over Innistrad Remastered Preorders Go Live Tomorrow

The preorder bundle for Shadows Over Innistrad Remastered goes live on MTG Arena tomorrow following the store update. For $29.99, players receive the items below when the set releases on MTG Arena on March 21.

  • 10x Shadows over Innistrad Remastered packs
  • 1x Golden Packs
  • 3x Draft Tokens
  • Bruna, the Fading Light card
  • Bruna, the Fading Light depth art card style
  • Gisela, the Broken Blade card
  • Gisela, the Broken Blade depth art card style

Players also immediately receive the Brisela, Voice of Nightmares sleeve upon purchasing the bundle.

Standard Qualifier Play-In This Friday

The Best-Of-Three Standard Qualifier Play-In is set for this Friday with the Qualifier Weekend following on Saturday and Sunday. The path to Arena Championship 3 starts here by winning four matches to qualify for the Qualifier Weekend. The Play-In starts at 6 AM PT on Friday and the Qualifier Weekend begins at 6 AM PT on Saturday.

Check out more details on the Play-In and the Qualifier Weekend.

Explorer Anthology 2 Gone For Now

An issue removed Explorer Anthology 2 from the MTG Arena store before it was scheduled to be removed. To compensate, the set will return to the store later this year. The individual cards are still craftable using wild cards.

Event Schedule

Midweek Magic

  • March 7–9: On the Edge
  • March 14–16: Strixhaven: School of Mages Bot Draft
  • March 21–23: Historic Pauper
  • March 28–30: Shadows over Innistrad Remastered Phantom Sealed

Quick Draft

  • March 3–17: Innistrad: Crimson Vow
  • March 17–31: Phyrexia: All Will Be One
  • March 31–April 14: Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty

Other Events

  • February 28–March 10: Alchemy: Phyrexia Premier Draft
  • March 10–21: Strixhaven: School of Mages Premier Draft
  • March 17–20: Historic Metagame Challenge
  • March 21–April 18: Shadows over Innistrad Remastered Premier Draft
  • March 24­–27: Explorer Metagame Challenge

Premier Play

Qualifier Play-Ins

  • Best-of-Three Qualifier Play-In
    • March 10, 6 AM PT–March 11, 3 AM PT
      • Format: Standard

Qualifier Weekends

  • March 11, 6 AM PT–March 12, 4 PM PT
    • Format: Standard

The Arena Open

  • Arena Open March 4–5
    • Day 1, March 4: Phyrexia: All Will Be One Sealed (Best-of-One and Best-of-Three)
    • Day 2, March 5: Phyrexia: All Will Be One Player DraftThere are two Player Draft events on Day 2.

Arena Championship 2

  • March 18–19, 2023
    • Format:  Swiss: Phyrexia: All Will Be One Draft + Historic , Top 8: Historic

February 2023 Ranked Season

The February 2023 Ranked Season begins January 31 at 12:05 PM PT and ends on February 28 at 12 PM PT (UTC-08:00)

  • Bronze Reward: 1 Phyrexia: All Will Be One pack
  • Silver Reward: 1 Phyrexia: All Will Be One pack + 500 gold
  • Gold Reward: 2 Phyrexia: All Will Be One packs + 1,000 gold + Ossification card style
  • Platinum Reward: 3 Phyrexia: All Will Be One packs + 1,000 gold + Ossification card style + Dragonwing Glider card style
  • Diamond Reward: 4 Phyrexia: All Will Be One packs + 1,000 gold + Ossification card style + Dragonwing Glider card style
  • Mythic Reward: 5 Phyrexia: All Will Be One packs + 1,000 gold + Ossification card style + Dragonwing Glider card style

Read the original article from WotC.