Two-Factor Authentication Coming To Magic Online Next Week

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

Thundermaw Hellkite illustrated by Svetlin Velinov

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

Two-Factor Authentication Comes Next Week

The long-requested security option of two-factor authentication comes to Magic Online May 31. A full article on 2FA will be released next Tuesday.

All-Access Returns May 31

Starting May 31, players can once again enjoy the freedom of building just about anything through the All-Access program. All-Access tokens cost $25 and go on sale next Wednesday following downtime. All-Access doesn’t apply to Limited events and some cards aren’t included (old-frame power nine, Secret Lair, and Battlebond versions of cards).

Vintage Cube Changes

A handful of changes for Vintage Cube are coming for Week 3 of the format.

Cards added:

  • Retrofitter Foundry
  • Thundermaw Hellkite
  • Yawgmoth, Thran Physician
  • Nicol Bolas, God-Pharoah
  • Boon-Bringer Valkyrie
  • Ledger Shredder
  • Cabal Therapy

Cards removed:

  • Sorcerous Spyglass
  • Rampaging Ferocidon
  • Thoughtpicker Witch
  • Tezzeret the Seeker
  • Angel of Sanctions
  • Looter il-Kor
  • Cabal Therapist

The changes should be made today at 10 AM PT.

Upcoming RCQs

DateTime (PT)EventFormat
Saturday, May 27, 20235:00 AMPioneer RCQPioneer
Sunday, May 28, 20237:00 AMMarch of the Machine Limited QualifierSealed/Draft

Alternate Play

  • May 10-31 – Vintage Cube 
  • May 31-June 7 – Invasion Block (IPA) Flashback! (Phantom)
  • June 7-14 – Tempest Remastered. (Phantom)
  • June 14-LTR Release – Battle of the Planes! (Phantom)

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 


  • May 31 – Downtime for the release of two-factor authentication into the MTGO client.

Read the original article from Daybreak Games.