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Deep Rock Galactic Halloween Update: Release Date, Details and More

Get ready for some spooktacular action as we detail the release date, details, and rewards surrounding the upcoming Halloween event in Deep Rock Galactic.
Deep Rock Galactic Halloween Update: Release Date, Details and More
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As Deep Rock Galactic continues to expand its player base and gather momentum, especially with the anticipation building for the release of Season 5, there's even more exciting content on the horizon for fans of this epic first-person shooter. And what better way to cater to players' desires than by introducing a brand-new event just in time for the spooky Halloween season?

This year, as in the past, Deep Rock Galactic is set to embrace the Halloween spirit with a themed event that promises a wealth of fresh content, including Halloween-themed activities, cosmetics, and much more. So, without further ado, let's dive right in and explore the release date and features of the upcoming Halloween event in Deep Rock Galactic.

Deep Rock Galactic Halloween Update - Release Date

As outlined in the official Steam Community update blog for the game, the upcoming seasonal event, aptly referred to as the "spooktacular" event, is scheduled to commence on Thursday, October 26th, at 13:00 CET and will continue until Thursday, November 9th, at 13:00 CET. This two-week timeframe provides players with ample opportunity to partake in the event, complete various challenges, and claim the enticing rewards on offer.

Deep Rock Galactic Halloween Update Release Date 26th October
The Deep Rock Galactic Halloween Update will be released on the 26th of October and conclude on the 9th of November. (Picture: Ghost Ship Games)

Now that you're aware of the event's dates, you might be curious about the specific rewards, challenges, and features awaiting you during this Deep Rock Galactic Halloween-themed event. Thankfully, the developers have shared some insights, which we'll delve into in the following section.

Deep Rock Galactic Halloween Update - Features and Rewards

At the time of this writing, there are four distinctive features introduced in the game, each offering players special and time-limited rewards for successful completion. Let's explore each new feature and the rewards associated with them:

Deep Rock Galactic Halloween Update Rewards and Features Below
Below are all the new features, challenges, and of course rewards coming with the new Deep Rock Galactic Halloween Update. (Picture: Ghost Ship Games)
  1. Get down with the clown (mask): The brand-new Mad Cap Clown mask, emerging from the depths of the dark carnival, will be available in the game. To claim this eerie fashion item, all you need to do is complete the Halloween Party Special Assignment. While the specifics of this assignment are yet to be revealed, you can expect to find all the details in the weeks leading up to the event.
  2. Scoop up last year’s horrors: For those who missed out on exclusive content from last year's Halloween event, you have the chance to earn those seasonal cosmetics in this one. To do so, simply complete the "Last Year’s Horrors Assignment," and the developers will add a bundle of the previous year's masks to your locker.
  3. Open season on flying skulls: While playing through the game during this event, you'll encounter various shrieking skulls soaring through the caves of Hoxxes. If you spot any of these spectral skulls, make an effort to capture as many as you can and bring them back to earn a double mission performance point bonus for both you and your team.
  4. The Space Rig is haunted: This feature introduces a new cosmetic update to the game. The Space Rig will be adorned with an array of spooky decorations, including eerie ghosts, an abundance of eerie candles, and plenty of pumpkins. Even the Abyss Bar dance floor will be transformed into a haunted swamp, complete with mist and live bats.

So there it is; you now have a comprehensive overview of the upcoming Deep Rock Galactic Halloween Update set to launch on October 26, 2023. If any changes or updates are announced for this event leading up to the start date, you can expect to find them listed here. Prepare for some spine-tingling fun in the world of Deep Rock Galactic, and we'll see you there!