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MTG Arena Announcements – June 5

The weekly MTG Arena Announcement post has been published by Wizards of the Coast! Here’s the roundup of everything that is happening and upcoming on MTG Arena! Check out the original source post here or the transcript below. On a related note, you can now check out our newly updated set release and event schedule (specifically for MTG Arena).

Preorder The Lord of the Rings: Tales of Middle-earth Now!

The Lord of the Rings: Tales of Middle-earth logo and splash

Join the Fellowship—choose a bundle for your epic adventure there and back again!

Aragorn Pack Bundle


Aragorn Pack Bundle

Available at purchase:

Aragorn, the Uniter sleeve in MTG Arena

Available at release (June 20):

Aragorn, the Uniter card

Gandalf Pass Bundle


Gandalf Pass Bundle

Available at purchase:

Gandalf the White sleeve in MTG Arena

Available at release (June 20):

Gandalf the White card

The One Ring Bundle

3,000 Gems/15,000 Gold

The One Ring Bundle

Available at purchase:

Sauron, the Lidless Eye sleeve in MTG Arena

Play Bundle


Play Bundle

Available at purchase:

Burst Lightning sleeve in MTG Arena

Available at release (June 20):

  • 2x Player Draft tokens
  • 1x Sealed token
  • 5x Play-In Points

Tune in for Early Access, June 15–16

Excited to see the upcoming set in action? Prepare yourself for Prerelease events and its release on MTG Arena by watching your favorite streamers on Twitch and YouTube play with them for the first time June 15-16. Learn mechanics, combos, and more from some of the best Magic has to offer!

Are You a Magic Content Creator?

If you’re a streamer or creator interested in Early Access, we may have room for you to join in the fun! Here’s how to get in touch for your location and let them know you’re available for Early Access:

Best-of-Three Qualifier Play-In Friday, June 9

Qualifier Play-In logo on a blue mist background

The Arena Championship 3 wrapped recently with Benjamin Broadstone claiming the top winner’s spot. Maybe you’ll be the next champion? Get a kickstart on your own climb to the top and an invitation to Arena Championship with the Best-of-Three Qualifier Play-In and then the Qualifier Weekend events.

Beginning Friday, June 9, at 6 a.m. PT (13:00 UTC), take your Traditional Historic skills up against the competition in the June Best-of-Three Qualifier Play-In to earn an invitation to the Qualifier Weekend event—which just happens to start right after this Best-of-Three Qualifier Play-In.

Qualifier Weekend Saturday & Sunday, June 10–11

Qualifier Play-In logo on a blue mist background

The main event kicks off at 6 a.m. PT (13:00 UTC) on Saturday, June 10! The June Qualifier Weekend event is two days of Traditional Historic competition culminating in a chance to score an invitation to Arena Championship 4!

In Case You Missed It

The Week That Was: Broadstone’s Breakthrough

Benjamin Broadstone, Winner Arena Championship 3

Ben Broadstone faced fierce competition from some of the world’s top Magic players in the Arena Championship 3, held May 27–28, to emerge as the champion. Corbin Hosler talked with Ben about his journey to the top of competitive digital play and what he was up against during those two days in May.


Events open on the starting date at 8 a.m. PT (excluding Midweek Magic) and close to entries at 8 a.m. PT (UTC-07:00) on the ending date shown unless otherwise noted. 

Midweek Magic

Midweek Magic events open on Tuesdays at 2 p.m. PT and close to new entries on Thursdays at 2 p.m. PT (UTC-07:00).

  • June 6–8: Historic Pauper
  • June 13–15: Momir
  • June 20–22: Starter Deck Test Drive
  • June 27–29: The Lord of the Rings: Tales of Middle-earth Phantom Sealed
  • July 4–6: The Lord of the Rings: Tales of Middle-earth Constructed


  • May 26–June 6: March of the Machine
  • June 9–16: The Brothers’ War
  • June 16–29: Phyrexia: All Will Be One


  • June 2–5: Treasured Festival: Historic Singleton
  • June 3–11: Innistrad: Crimson Vow Premier Draft
  • June 12–20: Chromatic Cube


All times listed are Pacific time (UTC-07:00).


Qualifier Play-In events are single-day tournaments in which players compete to earn invitations to that month’s Qualifier Weekend events.

Qualifier Weekend events are two-day events in which eligible players compete for invitations to upcoming Arena Championship events.

Qualifier tokens are delivered in your MTG Arena inbox. Remember to claim them before the event starts!


  • Qualifier Play-In (Best-of-Three)
    June 9, 6 a.m. PT–June 10, 3 a.m. PT
    • Format: Historic
  • Qualifier Weekend
    June 10, 6 a.m. PT–June 11, 4 p.m. PT
    • Format: Historic (Best-of-Three)

Arena Open

The Arena Open Day One entry window begins at 6 a.m. PT and closes to new entries the following day at 3 a.m. PT (UTC-07:00). The Day Two entry window is 2 hours only, from 6 a.m. PT until 8 a.m. PT (UTC-07:00).

  • Arena Open: The Lord of the Rings: Tales of Middle-earth (LTR) Limited
    July 1–2
    • July 1: Day One, LTR Sealed (Best-of-One and Best-of-Three)
    • July 2: Day Two, LTRPlayer Draft (Best-of-Three)
      There are two Player Draft events on Day Two.

June 2023 Ranked Season

The June 2023 Ranked Season begins May 31 at 12:05 p.m. PT and ends on June 30 at 12 p.m. PT (UTC-07:00)

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