Pokemon Go Getting Halloween In-Game Event, Watch the Trailer
The event runs October 26 through November 1.
Pokemon Go is getting its first-ever in-game event for Halloween.
Developer Niantic Labs and The Pokemon Company announced the event today, which runs October 26 through November 1. During that time, some of the game's "spookiest" creatures will show up more often, including Drowzee, Gastly, Gengar, Golbat, Haunter, Hypno, and Zubat.
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Additionally, players can earn even more Pokemon Candy during the event. With every Pokemon you catch, you'll receive six Candies, which is two times the normal amount. Additionally, the professor will give you two Candies instead of one every time you transfer a Pokemon to him.
Watch the trailer above to learn more about Pokemon Go's Halloween event.
"It's been incredible watching people explore their neighborhoods and catch wild Pokemon all summer," Niantic senior product manager Tatsuo Nomura said in a statement. "We would like to trick-or-treat in our own special way by giving Trainers the chance to catch more Pokemon and earn extra Candy this Halloween."
Pokemon Go is not the only game receiving an update or special content for Halloween. Overwatch, Destiny, Rocket League,World of Warcraft, Smite, Street Fighter V, and others are also taking part. Check out GameSpot's roundup here to learn more.
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