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How Long Does MTG Arena Maintenance Last Today? (September 2023)

How long will it be before you can get back to Magic: The Gathering Arena?
How Long Does MTG Arena Maintenance Last Today? (September 2023)
Wizards of the Coast

Magic: The Gathering Arena tends to undergo maintenance whenever Wizards of the Coast add new packs or decks to the game, with this maintenance period always varying depending on how much new content is actually being added to the game. But how long will the next maintenance period actually be, and when can you expect to be able to play the game again?

4 September 2023 - Page updated with the latest information and news from Wizards of the Coast.

When is Magic: The Gathering Arena Undergoing Maintenance?

Magic: The Gathering Arena is currently scheduled to undergo maintenance on September 5. It'll take place at the following times:

  • 8:00 AM PT
  • 11:00 AM EST 
  • 16:00 PM BST
  • 15:00 UCT

The maintenance will add the latest set to the game, Wilds of Eldraine, and allow players to experience the newest cards in the massive Magic: The Gathering library once the maintenance period is up.

How long will Magic: The Gathering Arena Maintenance Last?

The September 5 maintenance period for Magic: The Gathering Arena is supposedly due to take around three hours to complete, and will be finished at the following times:

  • 11:00 AM PT
  • 14:00 PM ET
  • 19:00 PM BST
  • 20:00 PM CEST
  • 3:30 AM ACST (September 6th)

Once the maintenance is finished, you'll be able to jump straight back into the game and play around with the newly added cards, though it is worth noting that servers could be slightly slow immediately after maintenance finishes due to potential background work that could be happening to the game while it's still live.

When Does Magic The Gathering Arena Maintenance Start?

Magic: The Gathering Arena Maintenance Countdown
1 days, 06:23:51

If you want live and up-to-date with the status of Magic: The Gathering Arena, then it's worth bookmarking the MTG Arena Status page, which features updates on all aspects of the game and what's going on with it at any given time.