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MTGA Experiences Downtime During M20 Server Update

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By: CaptainJamoke - 02 Jul 2019

 

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Edit 3: 4:06 PM EST - Stil down, however some users have reported that the following method worked. Thanks to Quexalblaze#39552 on the official forums:

"Everyone Pay attention! I will detail how to do this as I have gotten in and it worked!
1. Go to google and download WindScribe. Get the one for your computer or OS.
2. Download and run it
3. It will port you to the website again to make an account. This takes almost no time
4. Now that you are signed in and running, choose a westcoast server (if in USA) specifically Los Angeles Dogg
5. Run the game and you will be in. Then turn the vpn off. You will be good to go. This literally takes 5 minutes!!...
"

 

Edit2: 3:45 PM EST - Still down
Edit1: 2:46 PM EST - Still down

 

As of 2:29 PM EST Magic the Gathering Arena is down for maintenance. 

 

 

July 2nd is here and you've been opening and re-opening the MTGA client like a Barbarian Lunaticimage in need of your next digital cardboard fix. 

 

...

"System is down for maintenance."

...

You close the client. Pause for a minute. And reload it.

...

 "System is down for maintenance."

 

 

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You're not alone! Per @MTG_Arena on twitter at 12:55 PM EST,

 

"We are currently investigating reports of degraded performance impacting Magic: The Gathering Arena. Players may experience issues with updating to the latest client and/or loggin in at this time.

We apologize for any inconvenience, and will update you with more information when it becomes available."

 

Aside from Twitter, to check the current status of the MTGA client, you can go through the official site.

 

Per same:

 Jul 2 - Scheduled Maintenance
Completed - Scheduled maintenance is now complete. An update will be required the next time you launch Magic: The Gathering Arena. 
Patch Notes: https://forums.mtgarena.com/forums/threads/57259 
Jul 2, 16:33 UTC
In progress - Scheduled maintenance is currently in progress. We will provide updates as necessary. 
Jul 2, 15:00 UTC
Scheduled - We will be performing scheduled maintenance on July 2nd at 8AM PT (15:00 UTC) to deploy the 0.16.00.00 Core Set 2020 game update. Maintenance is expected to last approximately two hours. 
While no downtime is expected, this is a required update. Players who are logged in prior to the start of maintenance will be required to restart their client to download the patch. 
Patch Notes will be available once maintenance is complete.

 

As of 2:29 PM EST, I still haven't gotten in. Until then, continue to reload like a Inhumaniacimage

 

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