These are the special events that occur in Subway Surfers.
Wordy Weekend Edit
Main Article: Wordy Weekend
Weekend Fun Edit
Weekend Champion Edit
Main Article: Coin and Key Sales
Sales are one of the most common events in Subway Surfers. When there is a sale, a certain in-app purchase's value will be increased. It happens in both Coin and Key in-app purchases.
Main Article: Weekly Hunt.
The Weekly Hunt is perhaps the most popular event in Subway Surfers. Similar to the Daily Challenge, the Weekly Hunt requires the player to collect tokens (corresponding to the World Tour edition) to earn a specific prize (i.e., Score Boosters, Overboard, Keys, etc.).
Birthday Comeback Edit
Main Article: Birthday Comeback
Main Article: Reappearances
Sometimes, old expired characters reappear in the game, like Zombie Jake, Elf Tricky etc. They can be bought in 24 hours for real money. The current reappearances are: Zombie Jake, Elf Tricky, Jamie, Jay, Nick, Mona, Tony, Rosa, Roberto, Olivia, Harrumph, Carmen, Edison, Coco, Wayne and Sun. It is a high chance that Noon will be re-released in the next Subway Surfers edition. The latest character reappearance was on 19th November 2014.
Main Article: Overboard Tryouts
Some overboard have been able to be tried out for 24 hours. They include Hot Rod, Lowrider and Bouncer.
Mega Jackpot EventEdit
Main Article: Jackpot
Occasionally, a Mega Jackpot event will be held in the game where the jackpots in Mystery Boxes and Super Mystery Boxes will be increased to a higher amount. The regular jackpots will have 1,000,000,000 coins, and the super jackpots will have 1,500,000,000,000 coins. You can try to earn a jackpot by buying as many Mystery Boxes as you can. Like the other events, it will be held for 89 hours. The latest Mega Jackpot Event was Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2020.
Starting in Los Angeles Edition, Mega Jackpots are held every Tuesdays.
Super Mystery Box ManiaEdit
Main Article: Super Mystery Box Mania.
Rather than completing missions or Daily Challenges, you can collect Super Mystery Boxes in the game for free. Starting in Los Angeles Edition, the Super Mystery Box Mania event is only every Friday
Main Article: Super Sterilizer.
Mystery Mondays were introduced in the New York 2014 edition. This event occurs every Sunday (hence it's name), and introduces the Super Sterilizer, which transforms into a random item when collected.
Main Article: Wild Wednesdays
Wild Wednesdays was introduced in the New York 2014 edition. This event occurs every Wednesday (hence it's name), and have currently re-introduced Mega Jackpots.
These Special Thursdays was introduced in the Los Angeles edition. During this event, if you are using a certain character, you automatically activate a Score Booster on your run. Also, this event will be helpful to get Top Run high scores and Gold medals.
Terrific Tuesdays Edit
Terrific Tuesday was introduced in the Los Angeles edition. It is similar to Wild Wednesdays, but with the event held on Tuesday instead.
- Since New York 2014 edition, events have been occured on every Wednesday.
- Every time an event is held (excluding Weekly Hunts and Sales), there will be a tiny yellow box with a stopwatch on the top right side of the menu, tapping on it will show you the event held and the remaining time.
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