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MTG: Arena Announcements, February 16, 2022

It’s time once again for our weekly review of the MTG: Arena Announcements bulletin published by Wizards of the Coast. This week, things are a bit quiet – the new set, Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty has just released on the client and everyone is busy playing the new cards! We have a ton of content concerning Neon Dynasty already, and more is being added regularly. Check it out below, or scroll down to dive into the announcements.

Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty Available on MTG Arena

Preorders have ended, and the latest MTG set, Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty, is available now on Arena! You can find more details about the set in our coverage of last week’s State of the Game:

Upcoming Bug Fixes and the Dracula Card Styles

Wizards says that a “round of small bug fixes” is set to come out later this week. The only bug they specifically mention is for limited decks displaying all colors of cards in the sideboard, but it’s likely that there will also be fixes for some of the small card issues such as Reckoner Bankbuster not properly holding priority.

Additionally, the Innistrad: Double Feature event has completed, and players who entered the event more than once should have now been granted their additional Dracula card styles as promised.

Arena Limited Open Takes Place February 26-27

The next Arena Open tournament is coming up the weekend after this weekend, February 26-27. This time around, the tournament will be based in the limited format of Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty, with day one featuring Sealed deck and day two featuring Traditional Draft. All players who enter day one will unlock the Phyrexian card style for Jin-Gitaxias, Progress Tyrant, and as usual, players who manage to score eight wins on day two will win $2,500 USD and an invitation to the Qualifier Weekend in March.

Players interested in competing can find official details on Wizard’s event page for the Arena Open.


That covers all of the information contained in this week’s announcements. You can find the full original text, which includes an up-to-date schedule for upcoming events on Arena, embedded below:

MTG Arena Announcements, February 16, 2022

MTG ARENA STATE OF THE GAME

Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty is out on MTG Arena, and you can find a deeper discussion of the release in the latest State of the Game article covering details on mechanics, collecting the new set, the latest on the Alchemy format, and more.

KAMIGAWA: NEON DYNASTY AVAILABLE NOW!

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MTG Arena lights up with the newest set, Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty, available now. Purchase packs, play in new Sealed and Draft events, and start building new decks using awesome new cards!

ROUND OF BUG FIXES COMING

We have a round of small bug fixes coming out later this week. Among these is a fix for the mana-color pips displaying sideboard colors on Limited-format decks.

DRACULA CARD STYLES GRANTED!

Those Dracula card style rewards you’ve been awaiting for participation in the Double Feature event? They’ve been granted! You’ll find them added to your account now. Enjoy!

ARENA OPEN FEBRUARY 26–27

The next Arena Open is just under two weeks away, so start honing those Limited skills, because February 26–27, the Arena Open will feature Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty Sealed and Draft events!

Day 1 you’ll have a choice between Traditional Sealed (Best-of-Three) and Best-of-One Sealed matches. Perform well during Day 1, and you’ll receive an invitation to the high-stakes Day 2 event.

Day 2 is when competition heats up until it glows—in this case, glows neon—and those who earned an invitation to Day 2 will face opponents in Traditional Draft Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty matches with possible prizes up to $2,500!

Get all the details on the February 2022 Arena Open!

You must be 18 years old to participate in Arena Open.

NEON ARCADE MARCH 4–7

Flex those gaming fingers, because the Neon Arcade is about to open for opportunities to add some sweet card styles to your decks. The format is Alchemy Singleton with a High Score emblem.

Check out the complete Neon Arcade event details, the card styles up for grabs, and then get ready to beat the high score!

EVENT SCHEDULE

MIDWEEK MAGIC

Midweek Magic events begin on Tuesdays at 8 a.m. PT and end on Thursdays at 11 a.m. PT.

  • February 15–17: Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty Phantom Bot 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

ARENA OPEN

OTHER EVENTS

  • February 10–March 4: Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty Sealed (Best-of-One and Best-of-Three)
  • February 18–21: Standard Metagame Challenge
  • March 4–17: Neon Arcade (earn Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty card styles!)

FEBRUARY 2022 RANKED SEASON

The February 2022 Ranked Season begins January 31 at 12:05 p.m. PT (20:05 UTC) and ends on February 28 at 12 p.m. PT (20:00 UTC).

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