Pokemon GO update might introduce global Halloween event

Although many Pokemon GO players have stopped playing Niantic's game for good or only play occasionally, there are still quite a lot of people that have become addicted and can't wait for developers to add new features and improvements to the mobile title.

One such update might have already been silently pushed to Pokemon GO, on both the Android and iOS platforms, which is supposed to introduce the first secret event for this game. The event is supposed to take place on the Halloween day, October 31, but it's very possible that the event will last for at least a couple of days.

The only indication that we now have regarding the secret event is a cryptic message that Niantic posted recently on its Facebook page.

So, we can expect unique Pokemon to make their debut around Halloween, which players will be able to capture and share the encounters with their friends.

We expect more details about the Halloween event that Niantic plans to kick off in Pokemon GO on October 31 in the next couple of days, so stay tuned for more updates on the matter.

source: Niantic via Slashgear



1. Babadook

Posts: 230; Member since: May 24, 2016

This app has to of tanked in daily users and downloads. Anyone have a bar graph of such or anything like that?

3. quakan

Posts: 1419; Member since: Mar 02, 2011

I couldn't find anything recent, but you could always go to Google Trends, search Pokémon Go, and filter the results to 90 days. It won't give you active users but it will show you the decline in interest.

2. mike2959

Posts: 699; Member since: Oct 08, 2011

It's tanking because once again a game comes out and every update since has ruined the experience. Starting off with the restrictive use in a vehicle. Yeah, I said it. I know it causes 10 million deaths a year. Oh, here's what's next. You will not even be able to load the game at more than 10mph.

4. XperiaG

Posts: 178; Member since: Jun 06, 2016

Pokémon Go game is ruined.... a lot of restrictions... I know if they ban the fake GPS or fly GPS users well that is Ok... but ban the use of a car? what if I always go in a car or in a bus, I cannot go walking everywhere... Niantic ruined the game... on the updates we were hoping for Pokémon trade or battles with the other trainers... not another ban. I'm so disappointed..

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