10 Games with Seasonal Halloween Events 2022 

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Halloween is right around the corner and developers have been stepping up their game to create unique Holiday Events for us to enjoy. We wouldn’t want you to miss out on the fun so here are 10 games with Seasonal Halloween Events this 2022.

Seasonal Events have become more and more popular with game developers setting out player expectations higher than ever each year. These events are usually in celebration of the Holiday seasons around the world.

So what’s the nearest holiday to celebrate right now? Halloween! Here are games with Halloween events you can join in to celebrate and play with other spooky fellows.

1. Animal Crossing: New Horizons - Halloween Night

October 31 (5 PM to Midnight)
Image: Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Avid players of Animal Crossing: New Horizons should have already gotten an announcement letter from Jack, the Czar of Halloween. In the letter, Jack states that he will be creeping around for Halloween on the 31st of October.

This marks the start of Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ Seasonal Halloween event and the developers have even warned their community to prepare for the Halloween season as “things are getting spooky.”

2. Apex Legends - Fight or Fright

October 4 to November 1
Image: Electronic Arts

Another battle royale with a Halloween event is Apex Legends and their Fight or Fright event. This event features three game modes which are Shadow Royale, Gun Run, and Control. One of these will be playable each week. Additionally, this event also debuts the Olympus After Dark map which should excite veterans trying to find something new.

Fight or Fright will last for four weeks from October 4 to November 1, so you’ll have plenty of time to wreak havoc during the Halloween season.

3. Dead by Daylight - Haunted by Daylight

October 13 to November 1
Image: Behaviour Interactive

The Haunted by Daylight event was announced on October 6th for Dead by Daylight for the Halloween season. When played completely, the event rewards you with 12 Halloween-themed cosmetics for you to use. These cosmetics include outfits, charms, and some Halloween collections. 

Dead by Daylight also becomes free to play from October 27 to November 1 as part of the Haunted by Daylight event.

4. Devour

September 29 to November 1
Image: Sitback Games

Devour’s developers have prepared some special treats for their dedicated community this Halloween Season. As part of Steam's Scream Fest, a Halloween Event that lasts from September 29 to November 1 was announced last September.

The event features new cosmetics, a pet system, and map updates. Some examples that can be found now are the Cultist Robe, Pumpkin Robe, Goat pet, and Spider pet. You can check out everything they have in store for you right here.

5. Fortnite - Fortnitemares

October 18
Image: Epic Games, Inc.

Fortnite has consistently made seasonal events part of the gaming experience and Halloween is one they make sure to never miss out on. Fortnitemares started in 2017 and has evolved from players getting Halloween-themed cosmetics to lore-building content.

All we know as of now is that Fortnitemares 2022 will start on October 18. You can check out their teaser here and speculate what’s in store for you.

6. Minecraft - Spookyfest and Spooky Fall

October 4 to November 9 (Spookyfest)
October 26 and November 9 (Spooky Fall)
Image: Mojang Studios

Minecraft’s Halloween event is called Spookyfest which promises spookier content. These include Halloween-themed Minecraft adventure maps in the Minecraft Marketplace and seasonal trials in Minecraft Dungeons. Other additional content for both games includes three free Character Creator items and 13 free skins inside a skin pack.

More Halloween-themed content from Mojang Studios can be found here.

7. Pokémon UNITE - Halloween Night in Mar Stadium

October 27 to November 17
Image: The Pokémon Company

Pokémon UNITE has recently announced on its Japanese website that it will hold a Halloween Festival named “Halloween Night in Mar Stadium.” It involves players throwing pumpkins at each other, then defeating vulnerable opponents who hold no pumpkins.

This is only the second time a Halloween event has happened, and this solidifies that Pokémon UNITE will hold more seasonal events in the future. 

8. Warframe - Nights of Narberus

October 5
Image: Digital Extremes

Nights of Narberus, Warframe’s yearly Halloween-themed event, returns to be enjoyed by veteran and new players alike.

It brings back the enemy boss Daughter and introduces new store items such as the Jackonaut Statue, Revenant in Action Glyph, Halloween Orbiter Decorations, and Sheev Blueprint. More items will be added so keep a look out for Warframe news on their website.

9. Phasmophobia

October 7
Image: Kinetic Games

If Phasmophobia was not scary enough, Kinetic Games have announced a Halloween event that makes Nightmare difficulty even scarier. The modified game mode adds candies that can be collected and Jack-o'-lanterns that can be lit. Doing these increases your sanity, helping you out when your Sanity Pills run out or you just don‘t want to spend them.

Look out for contracts with a pumpkin sticker since only these contracts have candies and Jack-o’-lanterns. Completing all contracts with pumpkin stickers will award you a Halloween Trophy to show off.

10. Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis Spook-tober

October 13 to December 8
Image: Sega

One of the few surviving MMOs from the early 2010s is still thriving and even celebrating with us with its own holiday event. Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis celebrates the Halloween season with spooky-themed quests, costumes, decorations, enemies, and in-game events.

However, not all of these will end on the same date as others. The decorations and special quest will only last until November 10, while the costume party will last until December 8. There should be more that we left out in this article so be sure to check their event news for updates and extra information.

Expected Halloween Events

These are some of the video games with confirmed Halloween events, but there are definitely still some that should also be expected to celebrate the spooky seasons. Some of these are Pokémon GO, Echo Arena, Ark: Survival Evolved, Cozy Grove, and Don’t Starve Together.

Don’t be scared to join us in the fun to spend time with your fellow gamers! There is more to the Halloween season than just ghosts and monsters.

Have more fun, together
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