Wizards of the Coast (WotC) has released their weekly MTG Arena update that includes details on the next Arena Open, the arrival of Tinker’s Cube, and more.
Streets of New Capenna Preorders
Preorders for Streets of New Capenna on MTG Arena begin April 7. The following bundles will be available at that time.
Elspeth Pack Bundle
Elspeth Resplendent sleeve (available at purchase)
- 50x Streets of New Capenna packs (granted upon set release)
- 1x Elspeth Resplendent card (granted upon set release)
- Elspeth Resplendent depth art card style (granted upon set release)
Ob Nixilis Play Bundle
Ob Nixilis, the Adversary sleeve (available at purchase)
Construct pet (available at purchase)
- Set Mastery Pass (granted upon set release)
- 3x Player Draft Tokens (granted upon set release)
- 1x Sealed token (granted upon set release)
- 1x Ob Nixilis, the Adversary card (granted upon set release)
- Ob Nixilis, the Adversary depth art card style
Blood Artist Alchemy Rebalancing
The text on Blood Artist has been changed from “target player” to “target opponent”. This is a “quality-of-life improvement” so that “players don’t have to select a target each time Blood Artist triggers.”
Deck Editor Update
The new update to the deck details menu allows for easier customization of your avatars, pets, and sleeves.
Arena Open Returns April 16-17
The Arena Open returns next month featuring the Historic format. Players can battle in Best-of-One or Best-of-Three on Day 1 in attempt to make Day 2. Get all the details for the event here. Entry fee is 25,000 gold or 5,000 gems and comes with a Neon Samurai card sleeve. Players can enter Day 1 as many times as they wish.
The prize structure can be seen below:
Day 1 Prize Structure
|7 wins: Make Day 2||4 wins: Make Day 2|
|6 wins: 2,500 gems||3 wins: 5,000 gems|
|5 wins: 1,000 gems||2 wins: 3,000 gems|
|0-4 wins: no rewards||1 win: 1,000 gems|
|0 wins: no rewards|
Day 2 Prize Structure
|8 wins||$2,500, Invitation to May Qualifier Weekend|
|7 wins||$2,000, Invitation to May Qualifier Weekend|
|5 wins||25,000 gems|
|4 wins||10,000 gems|
|3 wins||7,500 gems|
|0-2 wins||5,000 gems|
Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty Mythic Packs
These Mythic Packs “ensure that the card in the rare or mythic rare slot is always a mythic rare (unless it is replaced by a wildcard)” and “help collectors who have completed their collection of rares for this set but are still missing mythic rare cards.”
- 1 Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty Mythic Booster pack for 1,300 gold
- 10 Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty Mythic Booster packs for 2,600 gems
“Midweek Magic events begin on Tuesdays at 8 AM PT and end on Thursdays at 11 AM PT.
- April 12–14: Historic Pauper
- April 19–21: What Was Written
- This event will use all cards available in MTG Arena from Standard sets Return to Ravnica forward.
- April 26–28: Historic Brawl
- May 3–5: Streets of New Capenna Phantom Bot Draft
- April 8–22: Zendikar Rising
- April 22–29: Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty
- April 29–May 13: Kaldheim
- May 13–27: Streets of New Capenna
- May 27–June 10: Strixhaven: School of Mages
- April 16–17: Historic
- May 14–15: Mixed Limited Streets of New Capenna
- Day 1: Sealed, Day 2: Traditional Draft
- April 1–8: Dominaria Premier Draft
- April 7–9: Alchemy: Try the Latest Changes
- April 8–15: Sealed Ravnica Mixer
- This event will offer an entry of 12,000 gold in addition to the gem entry. We are trying this with older sets; it will not be an option for the Streets of New Capenna launch.
- April 15–28: Tinkerer’s Cube
- April 28–May 20: Sealed Streets of New Capenna
April 2022 Ranked Season
The April 2022 Ranked Season begins March 31 at 12:05 PM PT and ends on April 30 at 12 PM PT.
- Bronze Reward: 1 Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty Pack
- Silver Reward: 1 Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty Pack + 500 gold
- Gold Reward: 2 Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty Packs + 1,000 gold + Secluded Courtyard card style
- Platinum Reward: 3 Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty Packs + 1,000 gold + Secluded Courtyard card style + Thundering Raiju card style
- Diamond Reward: 4 Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty Packs + 1,000 gold + Secluded Courtyard card style + Thundering Raiju card style
- Mythic Reward: 5 Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty Packs + 1,000 gold + Secluded Courtyard card style + Thundering Raiju card style”
Read the original article from Wizards of the Coast.