Get ready to be spooked, because this year's Halloween Event on Hypixel has finally begun! We have been working hard to add brand new content alongside all of your favorite additions from last year's event.
This spooky update contains these NEW features:
SkyBlock Halloween Cosmetics
The Hypixel Store has spooky 25% off sale! Five Spooky Bundles are available which contains a lot of items, valued at an 85% discount!
Updated SkyWars, Bed Wars, and Murder Mystery Spooky Loot Chests with a bunch of new cosmetics!
17 brand new Halloween-inspired game achievements
New Murder Mystery Special Quest
ONE new Murder Mystery Map
TWO spooky SkyWars & Bed Wars Maps each (4 total)
Main Lobby: Reskinned lobby, random lightning returns!, 3 brand new Turbo Bat Racers courses, new Candy Basket hunt, and Spooky Scary Skeleton room
With these returning features from previous Halloween events:
Main Lobby: Pumpkin Smash, Turbo Bat Racers, Undead Shooting Range
Build Battle Halloween Hyper Mode
Spooky SkyWars games (formerly "corrupted")
Special modes and bonus quests for SkyWars, Build Battle, Murder Mystery
5 reskinned maps for Bed Wars and SkyWars
Halloween Mystery Boxes earned from The Spooky Man
Keep reading to learn all about the spooky additions!
This is another one of those in-depth dev blogs in which we explain what happens behind the scenes to maintain a seamless experience for you, the players. Today we're going into a little more technical post since we'll be talking about how we were able to scale from 30,000 players to 76,000+ in under 3 months.