The Traditional (best-of-three) draft occasion for Kaladesh Remastered has been prolonged till Friday, November 27 at eight AM PST (16:00 UTC). The occasion was initially scheduled to final for under per week after its launch attributable to issues of not sufficient demand, after not provided the selection for Amonkhet Remastered. Players have expressed sufficient want on public channels and to date it appears to be like just like the MTG Arena growth staff has been satisfied by the information that there will likely be sufficient gamers to fill the draft pods and have a enough matchmaking queue.
On a associated notice, the Historic Brawl Fest is approaching November 20 for one week additionally, which Wizards of the Coast may even gauge for demand. Hopefully this may finally grant gamers a permanent Historic Brawl queue much like what we have now for (common) Brawl, which got here after a number of months of again and fourth with as soon as per week Brawl queues and paid Brawl occasions with negligible rewards.
Here is the official statement from Lee Sharpe, Product Owner for Live Content on MTG Arena:
We know a lot of our gamers are obsessed with conventional play with best-of-three-game matches and matchmaking that isn’t primarily based on rank, and that’s why we at all times depart a standard draft choice up for the newest Standard-legal set.
With Historic-only units, we had been not sure if the demand could be there to assist conventional draft. We didn’t run it for Amonkhet Remastered, however for Kaladesh Remastered determined as an experiment to run it for per week and see how a lot curiosity there was.
And followers of conventional draft for Kaladesh Remastered turned up! The curiosity was ok that we’ve determined to extent the occasion roughly one week to shut to new entries on Friday, November 27 at 8am Pacific time (1600 UTC) with the deadline to start matches in excellent programs three hours later. We’re at all times taking a look at our knowledge and determining how we are able to enhance our schedule and providing for gamers, and this was one other instance of that taking place.
We have scheduled the deployment to make this transformation for Wednesday, November 17 at 9am Pacific (1700 UTC). Prior to this deployment, you might even see the occasion present a countdown timer to the initially scheduled finish date. You can safely ignore it, because the extension of the occasion with the deployment will take away the timer till it’s time to countdown to the brand new finish date.
Remember, you’ll be able to view all of MTG Arena’s identified occasion schedule on our calendar.