Valentine's Day in video game events

Embrace your inner romantic with these Valentine's Day 2024 video game events for Pokémon Go, Final Fantasy 14, World of Warcraft, and more.

Hearts are usually something we’re running out of in video games, but on Valentine’s Day 2024, our favorite titles are practically overflowing with them. Love is most certainly in the digital air. So whether you’re planning to partner up with your loved one or want to treat yourself to a special game night, here are the video game Valentine’s Day events taking place in 2024.

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Valentine's Day video game events 2024

Valentine's Day 2024 is a little quieter than years past when it comes to in-game events, but that doesn't mean you can't game together with your special someone. Below are all the major Valentine's Day events we've found, but you could also consider taking on our ultimate gaming couple's challenge as well!

World of Warcraft: Love is in the Air

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Running from February 5 - 19, World of Warcraft's Valentine's event returns to stir the hearts of Azeroth in 2024. This year, the Love is in the Air event sees a Gala of Gifts take place across the world. Portals in major cities will take you to the Gala (located outside Stormwind and Orgrimmar) where you can defeat Apothecary Hummel or donate to the Artisan's Consortium to earn Love Tokens. These can then be exchanged for rewards including the Heartseeker Mana Ray mount and Eternal Rose cosmetic customization. There's also a new yearly questline which follows Detective Snap Snagglebolt and his robot companion O.D.I.E. Classic players will also find a Love is in the Air quest available in Wrath of the Litch King Classic.

Red Dead Online: Free gifts

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Rockstar has decided to celebrate its playerbase for Valentine's Day 2024 with free gifts and boosts to bounty hunters. All month long, bounties will pay out twice the gold, RDO$, and XP. Anyone who logs in between February 13-19 will find themself being love bombed with free gifts. On offer are three chocolate bars, five fire arrows, and the red Patterned Bandana. Complete the Love and Honor quest within that same window and you'll receive the Outpour Emote as a reward.

Pokémon Go: Carnival of Love 2024

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For Valentine’s Day 2024, Pokémon Go is hosting the Carnival of Love. From February 13 to 15, all players will have increased chances of receiving Candy XL when walking with their buddy and get two guaranteed Candy XL for evolving Pokémon. In addition, players can change their Natural Form Furfrou to a special Heart Trim Furfrou. Keep an eye out for Showcases at PokéStops during the event, where players can enter their largest Buddy Pokémon.

Wild Encounters have been boosted for a large number of pink and thematic Pokémon, and lucky players may encounter White Flower Flabébé and Orange Flower Flabébé in any region. Event-themed Field Research Tasks have been added, offering the chance to encounter Snubbull, Roselia, Spinda (with a heart pattern), Clamperl, Luvdisc, Furfrou, and Stufful. A Collection Challenge will also be addded later. Player can pick up a new Luvdisc Tambourine pose avatar item from the shop. Read the full details on the Pokémon Go website here.

Final Fantasy XIV: Valentiones Day

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FFXIV’s Valentiones Day event runs from February 7 through to February 21, and it brings event items and a special quest to aid Astrid. You'll need to be level 15 to start and will want to head to Old Gridania, coordinates X: 10.2 Y: 9.4, to start The Symbol of Love. Event items include the Love Heart Emote and the Valentione's Heart Chair which is, as you'd expect, shaped like a love heart. There's also a special screenshot sweepstake taking place encouraging players to take group photos for in-game item rewards. Further details on that, here.


We're on the hunt for more video game Valentine's Day 2024 events and will do our best to share the love by adding them here as they're announced! And don't forget to use code DUO20 on the HyperX store to secure the ultimate romantic gift for the gaming loves of your life.

Associate Editor

Henry Stenhouse serves an eternal punishment as the Associate Editor of AllGamers. He spent his younger life studying the laws of physics, even going so far as to complete a PhD in the subject before video games stole his soul. Confess your love of Super Smash Bros. via email at henry@moonrock.biz, or catch him on Twitter.

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