Modern continues to be dominated to an extreme degree by Scam. There has been innovation in the lower tiers, but it appears that the status quo will persist.
August was… unexpected. Wizards threw everyone off with their Ban Day decisions. Bans were expected in Standard (based on Wizards’ own statements) and hoped for in multiple other formats. Instead, Modern and Legacy saw unbans. The impact this has had will be on display in this metagame update.
The June Modern Metagame Update is here. New additions have stirred Modern’s mostly stagnant metagame, but that might not be permanent. David has the details.
Modern’s top creatures have outgrown removal. Stern Scolding could change format interaction forever. See how the counterspell lines up against the competition.
The March Modern Metagame Update is ready. Modern is incredibly stable, and that is translating into highly polarized, and not ideal, data. David E. explains.
The January Modern Metagame Update is here. In this month, the top decks remain stable while the lower tiers show more innovation and experimentation.
New month, new Modern metagame update. While there have been shakeups within the Tiers, the last update of 2022 looks familiar… and that’s alarming.
Modern’s metagame has been shaken up repeatedly, but that’s not obvious looking at winning decks. Modern is thus in a complicated place, as David E. explains.
The October Modern Metagame Update has arrived, and the results are simultaneously surprising and expected. Yorion’s ban had some unanticipated consequences.