2021.08.50 Patch Notes: Innistrad: Midnight Hunt Pre-orders Now Available

Innistrad: Midnight Hunt Pre-order

As foretold in this week’s MTG Arena announcements, an update to the game is now live. We have the pre-order bundles for Innistrad: Midnight Hunt now available in this patch, and most importantly, addresses a whole lot of bugs that came about in the major update.

Patch Notes – 2021.08.50

Game Update Highlights

  • Innistrad: Midnight Hunt pre-orders are now available! Join Arlinn on the hunt with the Pack Bundle, and help Wrenn and Seven prepare for the Harvesttide Festival with the Play Bundle

Notable Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug where some players were blocked from logging in with a black screen (related to time settings on their device)
  • Fixed a bug where Daily Wins were not giving out the proper ICR rewards
  • Fixed a bug that prevented players from properly receiving the Draft Token from the Mastery Pass rewards
    • We plan to do a mass grant to give players affected by this bug the proper token
  • Fixed a bug where some code would fail to redeem
    • We plan to do a mass grant to give affected players the proper items
  • Fixed a bug where players were not properly getting quest progress from Direct/Friendly Challenges
  • Fixed Book of Exalted Deeds not being banned in Standard 2022 (though in the deckbuilder it will look like it’s legal, you can’t queue with it)
  • Fixed a bug in best-of-three Direct Challenge where players would sometimes only get 7 cards in their sideboard
  • Multiple fixes to improve server and matchmaking stability

Gameplay Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug that could cause casting Approach of the Second Sun to not properly win the game when it should
  • Fixed a bug where Westvale Cult Leader’s power and toughness would sometimes not calculate properly as it transformed, causing it to immediately die
  • Fixed a bug where creatures sacrificed with Tiger-Tribe Hunter would use their base power, rather than any modified power
  • Fixed a bug where Zhalfirin Decoy and Cleaving Reaper would sometimes not notice when their enabling condition has been met

General Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug that caused decks with banned or uncollected cards to not show the proper information in the deckbuilder
  • Fixed a bug that could prevent best-of-three Friend Challenges from connecting properly
  • Fixed a bug that could make matchmaking on the 5th node of a color challenge fail
  • Fixed a bug where pressing “Craft All” on a deck with exactly one uncollected card would always say that the crafting would require a common wildcard
  • Fixed a bug that cause the hanger for Scavenge to show improper text in some languages
  • Fixed a bug that could cause issues with the social widget after rejecting a Friend Challenge
  • Fixed a bug that could cause rare/mythic cards to not properly show text when opening a booster
  • Fixed a bug that caused the Nyx Lands to show even for player that already had them
  • Revised the NPE Deck locked state to show an Unlock in Progress


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