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MTG ARENA ANNOUNCEMENTS, JUNE 9, 2021

09.06.2021, 23:59

HISTORIC BANNED LIST UPDATETime Warp will be banned in Historic effective June 10. After updating to the latest client, players will receive a mythic rare wildcard for each copy of Time Warp they have in their collection.Since the Mystical Archive Styles: Blue bundle of Japanese alternate art card s... (read more)

MTG ARENA ANNOUNCEMENTS, MAY 5, 2021

05.05.2021, 23:59

THE STRIXHAVEN ARENA OPEN IS NIGH!It's almost here: the Arena Open will run May 8–9, just two days to catch the Arena Open experience, collect some Strixhavendigital swag, and maybe even pocket cash for the top prize by playing Sealed matches with Strixhaven: School of Mages.On Day 1, get sleeves in... (read more)

MTG ARENA ANNOUNCEMENTS

07.04.2021, 21:08

Didn't we tell you? Our State of the Game updates aren't going anywhere! If you haven't seen our latest yet, be sure to check it out. But we've still got a couple updates and new events to share, so let's dive right in.STORE UPDATESIt's time for some back-to-school shopping! There are stickers, slee... (read more)

GET READY FOR HISTORIC ANTHOLOGY IV

05.03.2021, 23:59

Are you a fan of MTG Arena and feeling slightly jealous of our Time Spiral Remastered previews?Well, pack your bags for a trip to the past on MTG Arena. Historic lovers, your time has come!Historic Anthology IV adds 25 cards to MTG Arena, adding to decks you already know and unlocking exciting new s... (read more)

ANNOUNCING THE FEBRUARY 2021 ARENA OPEN

10.02.2021, 23:59

THE ARENA OPEN FINE PRINTYou must be 18 years or older to participate.Regional eligibility restrictions apply, void where prohibited.Receiving monetary rewards requires having or creating Wizards, DCI, and i-Payout accounts. (iPayout accounts cannot be created in advance.)Refer to the official Terms... (read more)

MTG ARENA: STATE OF THE GAME – DECEMBER 2020

07.12.2020, 23:59

Changes to token creation, Arena Open details, and events to get you into the holiday spirit are all arriving later this week on MTG Arena. As 2020 comes to an end, it's time to check in on the current State of the Game.PEST CONTROLListen here, you little buggers . . .While it's technically possible... (read more)

KALADESH REMASTERED KICK-OFF

02.11.2020, 23:59

KALADESH REMASTEREDEnergy. Vehicles. Thopters! On November 12, airships will race, automaton constructs will battle, genius minds will face-off, and elegant design will reign supreme as Kaladeshand Aether Revolt return to MTG Arena in Kaladesh Remastered.TOOLS OF THE TRADEThe plane of Kaladesh is a ... (read more)

SUSPENSION UPDATE FOR HISTORIC DIGITAL FORMAT

08.06.2020, 23:59

Today, we are making an update to the Magic: The Gathering Arena digital format Historic. We'll discuss why we've made the following change as well as the timing of this announcement.Winota, Joiner of Forces is SuspendedMTG Arena Effective Date: June 8, 2020 at 2 p.m. PTSince Ranked Historic returne... (read more)

WHERE TO FIND HISTORIC ANTHOLOGY III PREVIEWS

05.05.2020, 23:59

Historic, Magic: The Gathering Arena's nonrotating format, is quickly approaching its third release, bringing with it even more cards from Magic's past to unlock new and interesting strategies.To celebrate, we're revealing every card in Historic Anthology III on May 8 at outlets around the internet.... (read more)

MTG ARENA: STATE OF THE GAME – APRIL 2020

13.04.2020, 23:59

Big monsters. Big features. Big plans for the year ahead. It's almost time to step into the lair of behemoths, and now is definitely the moment to talk more about our vision. In this month's game update, we'll share our plan to provide more ways to play, compete, and connect in Magic: The Gathering ... (read more)

MTG ARENA: STATE OF THE GAME – MARCH 2020

05.03.2020, 23:59

The March game update is sure to put a spring in your steps and phases with new cards, new features, new events, and new ways to interact with your fellow players.Nice? Nice.HISTORIC ANTHOLOGY IIIn case you missed it last week, we announced that we'll be adding 25 cards to MTG Arena as part of Histo... (read more)

MTG ARENA: STATE OF THE GAME – DECEMBER 2019

10.12.2019, 23:59

PERFORMANCE CHECK-INAs we've done with our two previous State of the Games, we wanted to start things off by touching on our progress with performance improvements. This month will be a little shorter than previously, as our November game update showed significant improvements in all the areas we ar... (read more)

SEASON DATES

12.11.2019, 00:17

Throne of Eldraine Season 2 starts October 31, 12:05 PT (20:05 UTC), ends November 30 at 12:00 PT (20:00 UTC)Second qualifying period for January Mythic Point Challenge.Top 1,200 Mythic Ranked players in Constructed or Limited at the end of this season will be eligible to compete in the Mythic Point... (read more)

MTG ARENA: STATE OF THE GAME – OCTOBER 2019

18.10.2019, 19:05

Normally, this is the time and place we talk about all the fun and exciting things coming soon to Magic: The Gathering Arena (which we'll get to), but we wanted to start today's developer update by addressing some of the concerns currently impacting the state of the game before we talk about what's ... (read more)

ONCE UPON A TIME…

20.09.2019, 19:07

. . . There was a game director by the name of Jay Parker. And Jay Parker lived for adventures. He loved them so much, he was adamant about sharing these adventures with fellow players. And there's a food joke in here somewhere.Jay Parker has many tales to share with his fellow adventurers. Some tal... (read more)

AUG 8 - 0.17.02.00 Patch Notes

08.08.2019, 19:35

STOREPAYMENTReal-money transactions will now take place within the game client. Players will no longer be directed to a secure website browser to complete their purchase.Discover, American Express, Maestro and JCB are now supported payment options.For more information, please refer to our Upcoming C... (read more)

INTRODUCING: THE LONDON MULLIGAN

04.06.2019, 20:27

For more information, please refer to the London Mulligan announcement.Starting with the release of Core Set 2020, Magic: The Gathering Arena will be introducing a new mulligan system in all of it's formats: Each time you take a mulligan, you draw seven cards. Once you decide which hand to keep, you... (read more)

MAY 2 - 0.14.01.00 Patch Notes

02.05.2019, 11:37

STOREA "Card Style" table is now available in the Store.Note: This will redirect players to their collection with Cosmetic Mode enabled.BUNDLESGuildgate BundleThe Guildgate Bundle is no longer available for purchase.Card styles that were available in this bundle will be available for purchase at a l... (read more)

PREORDER WAR OF THE SPARK ON MTG ARENA

03.04.2019, 23:59

For a limited time, players who preorder War of the Spark packs on Magic: The Gathering Arena will receive a special offer:50x War of the Spark boosters packs in MTG Arena1x Liliana, Dreadhorde General card.War of the Spark set symbol card sleeve.Liliana, Dreadhorde General card stylePrice: $49.99 U... (read more)

IMPORTANT DATES AND TIMES

27.02.2019, 14:13

Preseason 2 Ends: February 28th, Noon PT (20:00 UTC)Please Note: Only matches that finish before the end of the season will count towards your rank. If you are in a match when the season ends, the results will not count towards your end of reason rank and/or placement!Preseason 2 Top 100: By end of ... (read more)

Pandemonium Event

04.01.2019, 23:59

In Pandemonium, whenever a creature you control enters the battlefield, this emblem deals damage equal to that creature's power to target creature an opponent controls.Entry:500 Gold or 100 GemsEvent Structure: 5 Wins or 2 Losses, whichever comes first.Banned List:Thorn LieutenantShapers' SanctuaryR... (read more)

THE NEXT CHAPTER FOR MAGIC: ESPORTS

06.12.2018, 12:00

Competitive gaming has always been at the heart of Magic: The Gathering. The pure joy of having fun with friends across a table and discovering new ways to be clever together is entwined with the thrill of competition, whether around the cafeteria table, in your friendly local game store, or th... (read more)