Every year popular video games release patches with special content celebrating April Fools’ Day, and some studios even make special browser games to celebrate the silly day. These DLC drops usually occur on or just before April 1st. Here’s a list of all the April Fools Day 2019 game pranks and gags.
Also, be sure to check out these amazing April Fools Day internet pranks from around the web, like Google’s Tulip, as well as these samples from IGN’s long history of April Fools’ Day pranks.
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Capcom is Hiring Zombies
Capcom is hiring zombies on this page due to the 744,038,013 zombies that have been slain in the past two months.
League of Legends Cats vs. Dogs Skins
League of Legends released funny cat and dog themed skins for your favorite champions, along with a collection of Icons and Borders. Watch the trailer below.
Ash and Pikachu Photobomb Pokemon Go
Smeargle usually photobombs while using the camera in Pokemon Go, but for April Fools’, Ash or Ash-Hat Pikachu will photobomb instead, giving you a chance to catch a Pikachu wearing Ash’s hat! Follow the same steps to catch Smeargle to activate this event – you can read these instructions here. Serebii.net posted this Ash picture.
Final Fantasy XIV Omega Smart Home Assistant
Omega is the boss in FFXIV Stormblood’s main raid. But now, the super weapon can act as a home assistant (like Amazon’s Alexa!) – at least for April Fools. This trailer showing what Omega can do is funny even for those unfamiliar with Final Fantasy.
For Honor Rabbid Take-Over
Ubisoft’s Rabbids are taking over for the minions in For Honor for April 1st only!
Capcom: 2019 World President Challenges a Shooting Game
There’s a weird shooting game on Capcom’s website called “World President Challenges a Shooting Game” you can play for free here.
Sega’s Turn-Based Yakuza Game
Sega’s Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio released this video turning Yakuza into a turn-based JRPG.
Nintendo / HAL’s Kirby Body Swap with Qbby
Kirby’s gone square on Kirby’s official website. Check out Kirby as a cube in artwork for Epic Yarn, Kirby Star Allies, and more.
BoxBoy!’s main character, Qbby, who’s usually a cube, is now round like Kirby!
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