Wizards of the Coast (WotC) has provided a series of important details about updates for MTG Arena.
Jumpstart: Historic Horizons Coming Soon
Almost 800 cards, including 31 new-to-Magic cards, hits MTG Arena on August 12 with the launch of Jumpstart: Historic Horizons. Players will pick two packets of themed cards, jam them together, and play against other players doing the same. Entry fee is 2,000 gold or 400 gems and players receive rare or mythic ICRs for their first two wins. See the new-to-Magic cards here.
Backend Update and Downtime
MTG Arena will be down for a few hours on August 10 for scheduled downtime and backend changes. MTG Arena should be back online by 2 PM ET/11 AM PT. The ranked season will be split into two separate seasons with the first ending on August 10.
Draft Challenge Returns
The Draft Challenge aimed for competitive players returns on August 7-10, featuring Adventures in the Forgotten Realms. Entry is 20,000 gold or 3,000 gems and players play best-of-three matches until they reach six wins or two losses. Prizes are listed below:
|6 wins||4 Player Draft Tokens + 20 Packs|
|5 wins||3 Player Draft Tokens + 15 Packs|
|4 wins||3 Player Draft Tokens + 10 Packs|
|3 wins||2 Player Draft Tokens + 6 Packs|
|2 wins||1 Player Draft Token + 3 Packs|
|1 win||1 Player Draft Token|
|0 wins||No rewards|
Yawning Portal Continues
The Yawning Portal event runs through August 10 where players can earn rulebook card styles for creatures in Adventures in the Forgotten Realms. The Standard singleton event has a special emblem where whenever you cast your second spell in a turn you venture into the dungeon.
- August 3-5: Standard Singleton
- August 10-12: Momir
- August 18-19: One For All (Historic singleton with no ban list)
- July 23-August 10: Adventures in the Forgotten Realms
- August 10-August 27: Kaldheim
- August 27-September 10: Adventures in the Forgotten Realms
- July 30-August 10: The Yawning Portal
- August 7-8: Qualifier Weekend
- August 7-10: Draft Challenge
- August 12-September 9: Jumpstart: Historic Horizons
Read the original article from WotC.