FarmVille 2: Tropic Escape celebrates the anniversary of the moon landing with a special in-game event

FarmVille 2: Tropic Escape is celebrating the 51st anniversary of the moon landing with a special in-game space convention set to run from today through to July 30th.

The space agency COSMOS (the Consortium of Scientists Manning Outer Space) will host a convention in the tropics. You can expect guest appearances from space explorer Halley Hunter, who seems to be an alien, and an astronaut dog named Claire de Lune. On top of the new characters, the event also introduces fresh crafting recipes, ships, and upgrades.

Tropic Escape regularly hosts themed events, with one of the more recent examples being the game’s Earth Day celebration. That one tasked you with helping a merman to clean up a giant oil spill.

The space convention event sounds like another good time, and with it only running for 10 days, you’d be wise to get involved sooner rather than later.

“The Tropic Escape team is always looking for ways to keep our players entertained with fun, new events that cover a variety of exciting and interesting themes. We especially love real world occurrences that can be celebrated in-game with our players,” said Zynga India Associate General Manager, Arpith Kanade. “We specifically picked the Apollo 11 anniversary as it was a very important chapter in human history and we wanted to create an event that honours it in a new fun way.”

If you’re a fan of the series and are yet to give this one a go, you’ll find FarmVille 2: Tropic Escape available for download from over on the App Store and Google Play.

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