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Pioneer Cube Set To Debut On Magic Online

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

Velomachus Lorehold, illustrated by Raymond Swanland
Velomachus Lorehold, illustrated by Raymond Swanland

As part of an ongoing series of weekly changes, Wizards of the Coast (WotC) has announced the updates and changes for week two of Strixhaven on Magic Online.

Pioneer Cube

Crafted by Magic Online Designer, Tom LaPille, the Pioneer Cube offers a fresh take on the popular constructed format. More information on the Pioneer Cube will be available here tomorrow.

Showcase Qualifiers

DATETIMEEVENTFORMATINVITATION
Saturday, May 18:00 AMModern Showcase QualifierModernSeason 1 Showcase (MTGO) & Strixhaven Championship (MTG Arena)
Sunday, May 28:00 AMLegacy Showcase QualifierLegacySeason 1 Showcase (MTGO) & Strixhaven Championship (MTG Arena)

Super Qualifier Weekend

DATETIMEEVENTFORMATINVITATION
Friday, April 302 PM PTStrixhaven Sealed Super QualifierSealedStrixhaven Championship (MTG Arena)
Sunday, May 1 4 AM PTPioneer Super QualifierPioneerStrixhaven Championship (MTG Arena)

Strixhaven Alternative Play Schedule

  • April 28: Pioneer Cube
  • May 5: Emma Handy’s Proliferate Cube 
  • May 12: Legacy Cube 
  • May 26: New to the Spotlight Cube Series

Format Challenges

Format Challenges are scheduled to run every weekend for the foreseeable future and are the “first step to qualifying for Premier Play.” The schedule for upcoming Format Challenges can be found below:

TIME (PT)SATURDAYSUNDAY
12:00 AM Vintage Challenge
2:00 AMPauper Challenge 
4:00 AMLegacy ChallengeModern Challenge
6:00 AMStandard ChallengePioneer Challenge
8:00 AMModern ChallengeLegacy Challenge
10:00 AMVintage ChallengePauper Challenge
2:00 PMPioneer ChallengeStandard Challenge

Next Downtime

The next downtime is scheduled for June 2 at 9 AM PT until noon for the launch of Modern Horizons 2.

Read the original article from Wizards of the Coast.