Changes And Updates Announced For Magic Online

Check out the updates and changes coming to Magic Online this week!

As part of an ongoing series of weekly changes, Wizards of the Coast (WotC) has announced the updates and changes coming this week to Magic Online.

Khans Expanded Cube

Until March 4, players can enjoy the Khans Expanded Cube, which “pays homage to the beloved triple-Khans of Tarkir Limited format”. This format will be available beginning Wednesday, February 26 and features several new cards, which you can see below.

Giant KillerKarona’s Zealot
Phalanx TacticsStirring Address
Agonizing RemorseLay Bare the Heart
Gift of DoomCabal Executioner
Mire TritonRansack the Lab
Bonecrusher GiantQal Sisma Behemoth
Omen of the ForgeTwin Bolt
Ilysian CaryatidWhisperer of the Wilds
Elsha of the InfiniteSage of the Inward Eye
Fabled PassageTerramorphic Expanse

Showcase Challenge Weekend

Returning this weekend are the Showcase Challenges, which are a set of linked Magic Online Champions Showcase (MOCS) events designed to highlight the best players on Magic Online each season, culminating in the Champions Showcase and its prize pool of $70,000 and a Players Tour Finals invitation.

Each Showcase Challenge will cost 40QP to enter and the schedule is as follows:

Saturday, February 29

  • Standard Showcase – 6AM PT
  • Modern Showcase – 8 AM PT
  • Theros Beyond Death Sealed – 9AM PT

Sunday, March 1

  • Pioneer Showcase – 6AM PT
  • Legacy Showcase – 8AM PT
  • Pauper Showcase – 10AM PT

Format Challenges

Playing in Format Challenges help players qualify for Premier Play and are available each weekend “except when replaced by Showcase Challenges during scheduled Showcase Challenge dates.”

Below are the formats and times for Format Challenges. All times are Pacific Time.

Saturday, 6AMStandard Challenge
Saturday, 8AMModern Challenge
Saturday, 10AMVintage Challenge
Sunday, 6AMPioneer Challenge
Sunday, 8AMLegacy Challenge
Sunday, 10AMPauper Challenge

NOTE: Vintage Challenges happens every weekend regardless of scheduled Showcase Challenges.

Scheduled Maintenance

The next scheduled maintenance will take place on Wednesday, February 26 at 3AM PT and will continue until noon.

Read the original article from Wizards of the Coast.