Next MTG Arena Open Set For February 26

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

Michiko’s Reign of Truth, illustrated by Volkan Baga

Wizards of the Coast (WotC) has released their weekly MTG Arena update that includes details on Arena Opens, new events, bug fixes, and more.

Arena Open To Feature Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty Limited

The next Arena Open is scheduled for February 26-27 and the formats will be Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty Sealed and Draft. As usual, players can opt for Best-of-One or Best-of-Three on Day 1 with unlimited entries. Day 2 will feature Best-of-Three draft with a top prize of $2,500. The entry fee for either Day 1 option is 25,000 gold or 5,000 gems and includes the Phyrexian card style for Jin-Gitaxias, Progress Tyrant.

Players choosing Best-of-One will need seven wins before three losses to qualify for Day 2. Best-of-Three players will need four wins before a single match loss to reach the second day of competition. Day 1 begins at 6 AM PT/9 AM ET on February 26 with the signup period ending at 3 AM PT/6 AM ET on February 27. Day ends at 6 AM PT/9 AM ET on February 27. The prizes for Day 1 can be seen below:

Day 1 Prize Structure

7 wins: Make Day 24 wins: Make Day 2
6 wins: 2,500 gems3 wins: 5,000 gems
5 wins: 1,000 gems2 wins: 3,000 gems
0-4 wins: no rewards1 win: 1,000 gems
0 wins: no rewards

Players making Day 2 need to register between 6-8 AM PT/9-11 AM ET on February 27. Day 2 ends at 6 PM PT/9 PM ET on February 27. Players only get one entry to Day 2 and play their matches after a draft, needing eight wins before two losses to take home the max prize. The prizes for Day 2 can be seen below:

Day 2 Prize Structure

8 wins$2,500, Invitation to March 26-27 Qualifier Weekend
7 wins$2,000, Invitation to March 26-27 Qualifier Weekend
6 wins$1,000
5 wins25,000 gems
4 wins10,000 gems
3 wins7,500 gems
0-2 wins5,000 gems

Prizes for seven and eight wins now also include an invitation to the March 26-27 Qualifier Weekend on MTG Arena. Full details on the upcoming Arena Open can be found here. Another Arena Open is set for April 16-17 and will be Historic.

Bug Fixes Coming Soon

More bug fixes should be coming to the client by the end of the week, including a fix that shows the correct color pips for Limited decks. Players also should now have all the Dracula card styles they earned during the Double Feature event.

Neon Arcade Event Set For March

The Neon Arcade event is scheduled for March 4-18 and will feature Alchemy Singleton with a twist. Players will share a High Score emblem that reads, “Whenever you cast a spell, if its mana value is greater than the number of charge counters on High Score Emblem, put a number of charge counters on High Score Emblem equal to the difference and create a Treasure token. This ability triggers only once each turn.”

Entry fee for the event is 2,000 gold or 400 gems and awards gold and Soft Glow card styles. Each run lasts until you reach four wins or two losses. The prizes can be seen below:

4 wins2,500 gold, 3 card styles
3 wins1,500 gold, 3 card styles
2 wins1,000 gold, 2 card styles
1 win500 gold, 2 card styles
0 wins1 card style

Soft Glow card styles available in the event include:

  • Blade of the Oni
  • Cloudsteel Kirin
  • Eater of Virtue
  • Explosive Singularity
  • Greasefang, Okiba Boss
  • Kodama of the West Tree
  • Lion Sash
  • Lizard Blades
  • Mechtitan Core
  • Mindlink Mech
  • Mirror Box
  • Mukotai Soulripper
  • Ogre-Head Helm
  • Reckoner Bankbuster
  • Soul Transfer
  • Surgehacker Mech
  • Tameshi, Reality Architect
  • Tezzeret, Betrayer of Flesh
  • The Reality Chip
  • Thundering Raiju

Event Schedule

Midweek Magic

  • February 15-17: Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty Phantom Draft
  • February 22-24: Blast from the Past
  • March 3-5: Alchemy All Access
  • March 8-10: Omniscience
  • March 15-17: Standard Shakeup

Quick Draft

  • February 11-25:Innistrad: Midnight Hunt
  • February 25-March 11:Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty
  • March 11-25: Innistrad: Crimson Vow
  • March 25- April 8: Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty

Other Events

  • February 10-March 4: Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty Sealed
  • February 26-27: Limited Arena Open
  • March 4-18: Neon Arcade
  • April 16-17: Historic Arena Open

Read the original article from WotC.