since this morning I have a problem with the client and I'm stuck at the loading screen. The next time you start the client the Check for Updates will complete. Niels has been playing Magic: the Gathering since 2012 and is a writer for Draftsim. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. much. When that doesn't work, try the other solutions in this article. starting the MTG software as administrator worked for me (Windows 10). Thank you for sharing! Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. I also tried running the exe as an admin but no success here either. The client had crashed on "Preparing Assets" after the download completed and after that is got stuck on "Checking for Updates" and never went further. Then I had to login again. Go into your MTG Arena install folder and rename the Downloads folder in "MTGA_Data" to another name you can remember. All Announcements Game Updates Products Resources. Some players do not have access to the Theros Beyond Death basic lands. The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. Most of his EDH decks are influenced by the Legacy and Vintage formats, of which he is also a huge fan. Hello, I keep getting stuck on checking for updates. The subreddit for anything concerning the Magic the Gathering: Arena! Niels van der Vlugt. Took me an hour looking for a solution, success alas!! For your issue being stuck on the screen Checking for Updates please try the following troubleshooting steps: Go into your MTG Arena install folder and rename the Downloads folder in "MTGA_Data" to another name you can remember. When running the launcher, the launcher should open and update before running the MTGA.exe, but for him it jumps straight to the client and skips the launcher update entirely. this worked for me, when nothing else hadhttps://mtgarena-support.wizards.com/hc/en-us/articles/360001315386-Stuck-at-Checking-for-Updates-with-a-Null-Reference-Error-. Anyone got any new tips for this issue? Starting the game in Admin Mode fixed it for me. Once the client opens, he sees the "checking for updates" message, but nothing ever happens. Press J to jump to the feed. So fucking stupid, such fucking bullshit. Reinstalling the game did work for me once, but then the second time I tried to play the game the error reoccurred. This is phenomenal, a real solution. , Okay so I need help with the change the name to another you can remember because as soon as I do that and I try to open the game it says theres a folder missing and idk what to do, I was getting the same issue. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. Scheduled - We will be performing scheduled maintenance on November 12, 2020 at approximately 8 a.m. PT (16:00 UTC) to deploy the 1.14.00 game update. I'm not behind a proxy, so the usual fix did not apply to me. Players locked out have a solution to resume play. He can often be found trying out new ideas for limited and standard on MTG Arena, or tinkering around with one of his many EDH decks. If you encounter an error during an install or update, often uninstalling the game from Control Panel → Programs and Features, redownloading it from here, and restarting the install will solve the issue. At first it said "Waiting for server" seemingly forever so I canceled the task, restarted MTG again and then it worked again. edit: Thank you for responses - meanwhile the problem solved itself, it was some kind of a disk error that was autorepaired after few restarts. At long last, Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths and human drafting has arrived to MTG Arena! Thank you very much! New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. This worked for me. MTG Arena stuck at "Checking for Updates" I have an acquaintance that is having issues accessing the newest patch (as of 7 Jun 2018). Once the download is stopped please go to the folder you renamed and change it back to Downloads. Niels has been playing Magic: the Gathering since 2012 and is a writer for Draftsim. Now i'm trying to open the app and it crash in the Checking for updates. Niels has been playing Magic: the Gathering since 2012 and is a writer for Draftsim. Check out the full patch notes below to get a run down on all the changes in this patch, which also include UI changes, event schedule, bug fixes, new cosmetics, and more. I emailed Wizards support, and this was their reply: Thank you for contacting Wizards of the Coast Customer Service! Magic: The Gathering Arena Status Page ... We will provide updates as necessary. I'd appreciate an answer. Going forward, MTG Arena will automatically delete logs older than three days when the game is launched. External link … You may experience problems updating the game if you're having network issues, certain Windows-level problems, or if you have remnants of a previous partial install on your system. Nov 12, 16:00 UTC Scheduled - We will be performing scheduled maintenance on November 12, 2020 at approximately 8 a.m. PT (16:00 UTC) to deploy the 1.14.00 game update. 1. As of 6/25/20 this fix still worked. If there’s not enough space it gets stuck. worked for me, then when I opened up MTGA again I get the same bullshit, and now this methods not working at all. I had this issue, yesterday. I delete the download folder and it will download files, and this works. Anyone else experiencing this or having an idea how to fix it? Magic: The Gathering Arena will automatically update the next time the game is launched. Thank you! Try hitting the Windows button. Maintenance is expected to last approximately three hours. He can often be found trying out new ideas for limited and standard on MTG Arena, or tinkering around with one of his many EDH decks. Checking if a Bug Idea Already Exists. Same problem here today, everything worked fine yesterday though. If you wish you do not have to finish the download. Following the steps allowed me to get back in to the game, and play with a friend. How to resolve the MTG Arena update install bug. Thanks! I’ll be glad to help you further if you have any other questions or concerns! Some users have reported that "Checking for updates" step took them about one hour after which Windows Update started working properly. So if you have a 2GB (or less) of RAM and a slow HDD, leave the computer on "Checking for updates" stage for an hour or more. Updating MTG Arena: Step-by-Step Guides. Made a thread about it, https://www.reddit.com/r/MagicArena/comments/eb0sx4/anyone_else_getting_this_error_during_the/. Update version 0.17 for Magic: The Gathering Arena dropped yesterday, Thursday, July 25 and offered a massive set of patch notes for all of the changes and additions. Didn’t read the link but when this happened to me in summer I eventually just uninstalled, restart, and reinstalled. Image via Wizards of the Coast Magic: The Gathering . It installed a bunch of updates (around 1 GB) .