Showcase Challenge Weekend Returns To Magic Online

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

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

Legacy Cube

After nearly a year, the Legacy Cube returns May 12-26. Players who enjoyed the power-level of the Vintage Cube but not “the huge spikes that come with actual power” will feel right at home in this unique Cube.

Strixhaven Alternative Play Schedule

  • May 12: Legacy Cube 
  • May 26: New to the Spotlight Cube Series

Showcase Challenge Weekends

This weekend, players will be able to redeem 40 Qualifier Points (QPs) to enter the Magic Online Champions Showcase (MOCS) events. The MOCS are “linked 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 Split Championship invitation.”

Saturday, May 22Modern 8 AM PT
Sunday, May 23Pioneer6 AM PT
Saturday, May 29Vintage10 AM PT
Sunday, May 30Legacy8 AM PT

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:

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.